Alycia Degen

Alycia focuses on the defense of product liability and mass tort litigation, class actions, and complex civil and appellate litigation in federal and state courts. Alycia regularly acts as lead and coordinating counsel in federal and state court product liability litigations, including in coordinated state court proceedings (like California JCCPs) that often accompany multidistrict litigation.

She leverages the appropriate experience throughout Sidley to find creative, cost-effective solutions to difficult legal issues, particularly in regulated industries. She has substantial experience in the areas of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, over-the-counter drugs and dietary supplements, cosmetics, automobiles, and a variety of other consumer products and services, as well as defending these companies against consumer fraud and unfair competition class actions. She also advises clients on pre-litigation risk assessments and due diligence, as well as emerging companies on new product launches.

Alycia received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law (Order of the Coif) and her B.A. (summa cum laude) from the University of Missouri.

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