Tracy A. Roman is a partner in Crowell & Moring's Washington, D.C. office and is a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation Group Steering Committee.
Tracy has extensive experience litigating a wide range of matters in federal and state courts across the country. Her practice includes defending clients in numerous industries in class actions, with a focus on multidistrict litigations. Her recent experience includes representing healthcare companies in class actions across the country, including the In re Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust multidistrict litigation currently pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, the In re Managed Care multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Miami, and eating disorder class actions brought against a behavioral health company in federal court in New Jersey.
Tracy also has significant experience litigating consumer and product liability actions across the country. Her products liability experience includes representing clients in several highly-publicized aviation cases, including litigation arising out of the crash of SwissAir Flight 111 and Egypt Air Flight 990. Tracy also represented a number of clients in high profile global-warming tort cases.
Tracy also has litigated commercial disputes in a variety of different industries in federal and state courts and in proceedings before the American Arbitration Association.
Tracy received both her law degree and her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Virginia
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"Litigation Forecast Class Actions Webinar: Trends In Early Motions, Class Certification, and Settlement," Crowell & Moring Webinar
(May 21, 2013).
Presenters: Trina Fairley Barlow, Tracy A. Roman, and Jennifer S. Romano.
"Taming the Monster Case: Anatomy of a Successful MDL Defense," C&M Trial Excellence Program
(February 6, 2013).
Presenters: Kathleen Taylor Sooy, George D. Ruttinger, and Tracy A. Roman.
"Litigation Risk Mitigation: Getting Inside the Mind of a Plaintiff’s Lawyer," Crowell & Moring Product Risk Management Seminar
(October 19, 2011).
Moderator: Lynn Parseghian. Panelists: Andrew Kaplan, Tracy Roman.
Participating Provider Disputes. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association 44th Annual Conference
Presenters: Chris Flynn and Tracy Roman.
"Class Action Settlements: Shields and Swords," Crowell & Moring's Healthcare Ounce Of Prevention Seminar (HOOPS)
(April 26-27, 2010).
Presenters: Kathleen Taylor Sooy, Tracy A. Roman, and April Nelson Ross.
Managed Care Litigation Update. Magellan Health Legal and Regulatory Retreat
Presenters: Chris Flynn and Tracy Roman.
"Litigate or Settle? How to Make the Call When Big Litigation Hits," Crowell & Moring's 2008 Healthcare Ounce of Prevention Seminar (HOOPS)
Co-Presenters: Kathleen Taylor Sooy, Tracy A. Roman, and Russell Collins.
"Arbitrating Managed Care Disputes," Crowell & Moring's 2007 Healthcare Ounce of Prevention Seminar (HOOPS)
Co-Presenters: Kathleen Taylor Sooy, Tracy A. Roman, and April Nelson Ross.
"Managed Care Litigation Developments: Legal and Practical Considerations for Health Plans and Providers," AHLA Teleconference
(July 24, 2007).
Co-Presenters: Tracy A. Roman, Michael W. Paddock and Glenn E. Solomon.
"Stretching — And Straining — The Concept Of 'Injury,'" Law360
(February 4, 2015).
Author: Tracy A. Roman.
"Litigation Forecast 2015: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year," a Crowell & Moring LLP publication
"No Harm, No Foul: Reckoning with the Injury Requirement,"Environmental Litigation and Toxic Torts Committee Newsletter, ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
Co-Authors: Scott L. Winkleman and Tracy A. Roman.
"Multidistrict Litigation: Centralization is Getting More Challenging," InsideCounsel
(March 27, 2014).
Co-Authors: Kathleen Taylor Sooy and Tracy A. Roman.
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