Verena is a litigation paralegal with many years of experience in product liability cases, focusing on the defense of asbestos-related mesothelioma and lung cancer cases. She works primarily with national coordinating counsel and trial counsel for an American automobile manufacturer, supporting the scientific defense of asbestos-related claims nationwide.
Prior to joining Kaleo in 2018, she was an environmental and toxic torts litigation paralegal at McGuireWoods, providing discovery and trial preparation assistance on lead paint, benzene, and mesothelioma cases. She moved to McGuireWoods after several years as an analyst at BrownGreer PLC, where she reviewed opt-out cases for benefit eligibility under the terms of a multi-billion dollar diet drug class action settlement agreement.
Outside of work, Verena is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach, and enjoys travelling, photography, and volunteering in her local community. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Richmond.