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Attorney Mike Hissey was born in Washington D.C. and relocated with his family to Houston when he was a small child. Mike planned on working for the U.S. government, like much of his family. To that end, Mike attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he received a Bachelor’s…more »
Rob Kientz was born in 1966 in Springfield, Missouri, and he grew up in Topeka, Kansas. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Chemical Engineering with honors, and was president of AIChE and Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society. Rob graduated from the University of Texas…more »
Erik Walker is a partner at Hissey Kientz, where he concentrates his practice in mass tort litigation, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical products.
Erik earned a B.A. in Finance and Economics from Samford University in 1983, followed by an M.A. in Communication Studies at Baylor University in 1984. Erik returned…
David L. Friend is a 1992 graduate of the University of Houston, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science. He then went on to earn his law degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston in 1996. While in law school, David had the distinction…more »
Kathleen K. McGinn earned her Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California in 1994. During her time in law school, Kathleen was in the top 10% of her class, an associate editor of the Golden Gate University Law Review, author of Zal v. Steppe:…more »
Shamus B. Mulderig is the managing attorney of the pharmaceutical and medical device practice at Hissey Kientz, LLP. He is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College (B.A.) and Widener University School of Law (J.D.).
Mr. Mulderig has litigated hundreds of cases involving asbestos, product liability, premises liability, automobile …
Edward Smith graduated from Texas A&M University in 2001, and later graduated from Texas Wesleyan School of Law in 2005. While attending law school he was a member of the Texas Wesleyan Law Review…, serving as an associate editor and later as executive editor.
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Matthew Rigney graduated from Texas A&M University in 2005, earning a B.S. in journalism. He later received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. While in law school, Matthew worked for several public interest organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, where he worked on a case…more »
Kristin Giaquinta Schoen grew up in Delaware and earned a nursing degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. For the next four years, she was a staff and traveling nurse in level III neonatal intensive care units.
Kristin enrolled at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2003…