Beth has been lead counsel in over 50 jury trials, including numerous bet-the-company, multi-billion dollar cases. For almost 30 years she has developed an unrivaled record of victories in both federal and state courts throughout the country. She served in the Army, helped lead the prosecution of the Oklahoma City bombers and delivered nationally recognized work as a litigation partner at two of the nation's most prominent law firms, before founding Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz.
Beth is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an elected member of American Law Institute (ALI), a 2017 Legal 500 Leading Trial Lawyer, and a 2017 Chambers and Partners USA "Star Individual" among Nationwide Trial Lawyers. She was named a 2015 Litigator of the Year by The American Lawyer, a Law360 Trial Ace, A National Law Journal Winning Litigator, and the 2015 recipient of Chambers' prestigious Business Trial Lawyer of the Year award. She was the only two-time recipient of the Department of Justice's highest award.
Clients & Industries
Beth litigates cases involving issues as diverse as white collar, antitrust, mass tort and product liability, contract, commercial and class action litigation. She also represents clients in front of the Department of Justice, Congress and other government agencies.
Some of her most recent work includes:
- Lead trial counsel for Bayer in the multi-district litigation in Louisiana involving the blood-thinner Xarelto, and in the first state-court bellwether trial in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. Beth obtained complete defense verdicts in two MDL bellwether trials.
- Lead trial counsel for Georgia-Pacific in a multi-billion-dollar class action in Chicago federal court alleging Sherman Act violations. The court granted summary judgment for Georgia-Pacific one day after it had preliminarily approved a settlement in which the company's co-defendants agreed to pay over $350 million.
- Lead trial counsel for the NCAA in lawsuits brought by current and former student-athletes challenging, under the Sherman Act, NCAA rules limiting the level of athletics-based financial aid and benefits that student-athletes may receive.
- Lead trial counsel for the NFL in a national antitrust MDL lawsuit brought by putative class members challenging the League's broadcast arrangement for its Sunday Ticket Package. The District Court dismissed all of Plaintiffs' claims, with prejudice.
Last Updated July 2018