John C. Duane
Former federal prosecutor John Duane applies his experience prosecuting criminal matters to his work representing clients with Motley Rice's medical and catastrophic injury teams. John works with both local and national networks of co-counsel lawyers to represent clients harmed by defective medical devices and implants, as well as dangerous pharmaceutical products. Also, as part of Motley Rice's catastrophic injury team, John represents injured clients related to motor coach, bus and other vehicle incidents.
As an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina, John prosecuted cases in a variety of areas, including financial crimes, wire and mail fraud, corporate fraud, and violent crimes. In this role, he also served as the lead trial attorney on several jury trials and trained new prosecutors in caseload management, procedures and trial technique. In 2004, John received the Assistant U.S. Attorney of the Year award for the Charleston Division.
Prior to his role with the U.S. Attorney's Office, John served as a law clerk to Senior United States District Judge C. Weston Houck, assisting with all phases of both civil and criminal trials, including pre- and post-trial motions, evidentiary rulings and research in class actions, transportation and design defect cases, shareholder derivative actions, and whistleblower actions.
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