Adrianne Walvoord Webb joined Anapol Weiss as an associate in 2007 where she is a member of the firm’s Unsafe Drug and Medical Device Team. Adrianne’s practice involves pharmaceutical and medical device mass tort litigation involving complex medical, scientific and legal issues. Anapol’s Unsafe Drug and Medical Device Team has successfully represented and obtained compensation for clients from all over the country in state and federal courts across the nation.
Currently, Adrianne represents clients in the Paxil Birth Defect (Pregnancy) Litigation in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas mass tort program, in Kugel Hernia Mesh Litigation in Rhode Island state and federal courts, and is investigating claims against the manufacturers of AlloDerm Human Tissue Matrix for its use in hernia repair surgery. Adrianne also represents juveniles and parents involved in the “Kids for Cash” scandal that occurred in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania - where two former judges received millions of dollars in kickbacks to send juveniles to privately-owned juvenile detention centers.
Adrianne has assisted in mediation and trial preparation for Vioxx Litigation in New Jersey state court, as well as products liability and medical malpractice cases involving individual plaintiffs. Adrianne devotes a significant portion of her practice to difficult legal issues and was involved with fighting pre-emption in a prescription drug case that went to the United States Supreme Court.
Adrianne received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia in 2003, where she received High Honors on her Distinguished Majors Thesis in Developmental Psychology. In 2007, Adrianne received her law degree from Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law. While at Temple Law, Adrianne participated in the clinical program at Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and received the Distinguished Classroom Performance and Outstanding Oral Advocacy Awards.
Adrianne is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern District and Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Adrianne is an active member of the American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America). She is a Board of Governors representative for the Women’s Trial Lawyers Caucus and also a member of the New Lawyers Division, where she chairs the Document Library Committee. In 2010, she was recognized by the New Lawyer’s Division for her service. Adrianne is also a member of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, and Pennsylvania Association for Justice.
Adrianne was nominated to the 2010 Leadership Class for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and serves on the Board of the University of Virginia Alumni Club of Philadelphia