Shevon Rockett

Litigation and Insurance Defense
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
(212) 415-9357
www.dorsey.com/people/r/rockett-shevon


Shevon's practice focuses primarily on the defense of pharmaceutical, medical device, and other companies in complex litigation matters. She has represented AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Dentsply Sirona, Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Pfizer, Takeda, TASER International, Inc., and other large corporate clients in local, regional and national products liability and commercial litigation, as well as in government investigations and consumer fraud cases.

Shevon plays an integral role in case strategy and fact development, and has managed active dockets involving single suits, collections of individual lawsuits, class actions, and Multidistrict Litigations. She also has experience organizing and supervising large-scale document production and review projects.

Shevon develops trial strategy, and has successfully drafted and argued dispositive, in limine, and Daubert/Frye motions. She also has significant experience preparing expert witnesses and company employees from various backgrounds and areas of expertise for depositions and trial. In addition, Shevon conducts litigation risk assessments, establishes and manages e-discovery processes, implements compliance programs, and conducts trainings for in-house counsel and staff.

Shevon maintains an active pro bono practice that has included section 1983 prisoner civil rights litigation, divorce representation, and the successful obtainment of permanent residence status for immigrants through the Violence Against Women Act. She has also represented homeowners in premises liability matters, and successfully appealed the denial of an assistive technology petition for a disabled client. Shevon has been on the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania's Pro Bono Roll of Honor each year since 2009.

EDUCATION

Duke University (B.A. 2003)

Rutgers University School of Law (J.D. 2008)

Seton Hall University School of Law (U.S. Healthcare Compliance Certificate 2015)

COURT ADMISSIONS

Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania