Consumer Products

Frost Brown Todd knows product integrity is the central asset of your business. Protecting that asset is our first order of business. Our lawyers have strong trial and legal expertise, but it is our commitment to our clients’ businesses that set us apart. Consumer product manufacturers, importers, distributors and private labelers are constantly managing a balance between marketplace pressures, consumer expectations, complex legal regulations and lawsuits. Our lawyers take a comprehensive approach to our clients’ consumer product litigation and risk management needs. We combine our in-depth knowledge of clients’ products and business with our depth of legal experience to provide exceptional service that is in line with our clients’ overall goals. 


Frost Brown Todd has national coordinating and trial experience, defending consumer products from the product development phase through trial and beyond. Clients trust us with their high value product cases, such as wrongful death actions, in jurisdictions across the country. We are also proud of our long-term client relationships where we serve as national coordinating counsel for manufacturers of home goods, glass products, juvenile products and tools. We have expertise in compliance issues, which is particularly important with the new legislation on consumer product including the CPSC database. Our clients count on our extensive expertise when they face government investigations, reporting issues and recalls. We regularly work with our clients to set up protocols for risk management and review of product literature and warnings. Frost Brown Todd lawyers coordinate and manage nationwide litigation with a global approach, including coordinating discovery, experts and identifying case strategies to achieve uniform and comprehensive results. Our lawyers advance our clients’ interests at every opportunity by performing early evaluation of claims, vigorously defending against lawsuits, and performing candid post-matter assessments.

Practice Highlights

  • Serves as national coordinating counsel for manufacturer of glass, bakeware and home accessories.
  • Advises clients on consumer product regulation including CPSC reporting and recall-related issues.
  • Served as national coordinating counsel for manufacturers of children’s products, including, car seats, commercial playground equipment and toys.
  • Defended a children’s products manufacturer in wrongful death actions.