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Claire A. Noonan




Claire has experience representing corporate clients in an array of matters in both state and federal courts. She has deposed fact witnesses and physicians, facilitated the settlement of cases, and briefed and argued dispositive motions on a variety of grounds. Claire plays an integral role in our science and expert teams. She has prepared presentations for clients, national teams, and international counsel on key scientific issues, whether in the context of single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, or mass-consolidated products liability litigation.


Representative Matters / Experience

  • Member of trial team which obtained defense verdict in bellwether trial of federal multi-district pharmaceutical products liability action
  • Second chair in a bench trial regarding premises liability issues
  • Successful removal of products liability litigation based on diversity jurisdiction
  • Taken physician and fact witness depositions
  • Briefing dispositive motions in national mass-tort products liability action on a variety of grounds, including prescription/statute of limitations, preemption, Daubert or Frye grounds, causation, lack of defect, and Iqbal/Twombly
  • Preparing company and 30(b)(6) witnesses for depositions and trial testimony in a mass-tort setting
  • Analysis of documents in preparation for corporate depositions in national medical device litigation


  • Loyola Law Review
  • Loyola Moot Court Board
  • Order of Barristers
  • William L Crowe Scholar
  • Region VII First Place Winner, National Moot Court Competition, New York City Bar Association


  • Thomas More Loyola Law School American Inn of Court
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association


  • J.D., cum laude, Loyola University School of Law (2014)
  • B.A., University of Georgia (2009)


  • Louisiana state courts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana


  • Catholic Charities, pro bono attorney

Publications and Presentations