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Troy Rafferty

Troy Rafferty
Levin Papantonio Rafferty

Bio

Troy Rafferty is a shareholder at Levin, Papantonio. He litigates mass tort,
pharmaceutical, and major personal injury cases throughout the country. Mr.
Rafferty has been recognized as one of the country's top lawyers through
inclusion in the publication, The Best Lawyers in America, as well as The Legal
500. He has also been recognized as one of Florida's top lawyers by Florida
Super Lawyers.

Mr. Rafferty has been awarded an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell legal
directory, the highest rating for competence and ethics issued by that
publication, and reserved for attorneys designated as outstanding in their
field. Mr. Rafferty has been selected by the American Trial Lawyers Association
as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He is a fellow in the International
Society of Barristers, and one of only 500 U.S. attorneys inducted into the
International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Rafferty has been appointed to handle some of the nation's largest
pharmaceutical and mass tort cases. He currently serves as Liaison Counsel in
the case In Re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation pending in the U.S.
District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.  He has also been appointed as: (1) co-lead
counsel in the In re: Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agent Litigation, which is
pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio; (2) the
Plaintiff’s Executive Committee in the In re: Abilify Products Liability
Litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of
Florida; (3) the Plaintiff’s Executive Committee in the In re: Benicar Products
Liability Litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of New
Jersey; (4) the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee in the In re: Actos
(Pioglitazone) Products Liability Litigation pending in the U.S. District Court
for the Western District of Louisiana; and (5) the Plaintiff’s Steering
Committee in the In re: Fresenius Granuflo/Naturalyte Dialysate Products Liability
Litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of
Massachusetts.

He also has been appointed by the U.S. District Court for the Western
District of Kentucky to serve on the Executive Committee for the Plaintiffs'
Steering Committee regarding the Yamaha Rhino defective product litigation. He
was appointed by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
to serve on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee in the national Vioxx Litigation,
which resulted in a $4.7 billion national settlement. He was also appointed to
the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the national Zyprexa Litigation in the
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. This
litigation resulted in a $700 million settlement on behalf of clients throughout
the country. Mr. Rafferty was also one of the leading attorneys in the national
Rezulin litigation, which was filed in the Southern District of New York. In
2001, he and his partner obtained a $40 million jury verdict in Corpus Christi,
Texas for a woman who took the diabetes drug Rezulin. He has tried numerous
complex pharmaceutical cases throughout the country.

In 2017 Mr. Rafferty obtained jury verdicts in two pharmaceutical cases of
$150 million and $140 million which were the 13th and 15th largest jury
verdicts in the country that year.

Mr. Rafferty is board certified in civil trial law by The Florida Bar.

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