Chilton Davis Varner joined King & Spalding in 1976. She became the first female partner in the firm’s litigation department and the first female to serve on the firm’s management committee. She is the senior lawyer on King & Spalding’s product liability team, which The American Lawyer has twice recognised as one of the top three such practices in the country. Chilton has been named on the shortlist of best female litigators by The National Law Journal, Chambers and Partners, Law360 and Benchmark. Recently, Best Lawyers named her ‘Litigator of the Year’ in her region. She currently serves as president of the Supreme Court Historical Society. She serves on the editorial board of Moore’s Federal Practice, a leading treatise about practice in federal courts.
The Product Regulation and Liability Review provides a high-level overview of the product liability frameworks in major jurisdictions worldwide. It also examines the most consequential recent changes and developments, and looks forward to expected future trends. Topics covered include key legislation; regulatory oversight; causes of action; litigation procedures; and much more.