Mengxue Xie

Associate

Mengxue Xie (pr: Mung-shway SHE-ah) is a bilingual commercial litigator who represents pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in multidistrict, consolidated proceedings, as well as putative class actions. She has experience with complex business litigation and has represented clients in commercial disputes involving purchases, sales, and other contractual issues. She is experienced with all aspects of the litigation process, including e-discovery management, motion practice, taking and defending depositions, and trial preparation. Mengxue is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • China University of Political Science and Law

    (B.A., 2013)

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law

    (J.D., 2017)
    National Moot Court Competition, Quarterfinalist

Admissions

  • State of Ohio

Experience

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Defended a large pharmaceutical company against allegations of failure to warn and negligence in a federal multidistrict proceeding, and obtained dismissal of the complaint at the motion to dismiss stage.
  • Represented medical device manufacturers in state courts against allegations of negligence and design defect.
  • Represented clients in the skilled nursing industry in commercial disputes over facility purchases and sales, including disputes arising as a result of COVID-19 related harm.
  • Represented local business owners in litigation involving contractual disputes.
  • Effectively and efficiently handles discovery, including the management of large-scale electronic discovery in product liability matters, and negotiates with opposing counsel regarding discovery disputes.
  • Assisted with the prosecution of the individuals responsible for the assassination of Lebanon’s former prime minister while serving as a legal intern with the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

Involvement

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Federal Bar Association (Sixth Circuit Representative, Younger Lawyers Division Board of Directors)
  • Defense Research Institute

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Greater Cleveland Chinese Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Cleveland Food Bank (Volunteer)
  • The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland (Brief Advice Clinic Volunteer)

Honors

  • Named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2022)