Carlos F. Rivera

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Carlos is a litigation associate in the firm’s New York and New Jersey offices. His practice focuses on drug injury, product liability and mass tort litigation.

  • Practice Areas: Drug Injury, Defective Products, Class Action Claims, Whistleblower Claims, Catastrophic Injury, Toxic Exposure, Personal Injury
  • Email: crivera@seegerweiss.com
  • Call: 973-639-9100

Carlos F. Rivera


Carlos is a litigation associate in the firm’s New York and New Jersey offices. His practice focuses on drug injury, product liability and mass tort litigation.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Memberships & Association

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey

SELECTED REPRESENTATION

  • Multidistrict litigation (MDL) proceeding against Volkswagen, which failed to meet diesel emissions standards, resulting in a $14.7 billion settlement, the biggest corporate settlement in history, including $4 billion awarded to consumers. Involvement included guiding clients to through the settlement process.
  • MDL against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, claiming that Invokana, the type-2 diabetes drug, caused injuries such as diabetic ketoacidosis and kidney damage. Involvement included overseeing the document review process across all plaintiffs firms.
  • MDL against Johnson and Johnson and Bayer AG, representing approximately one dozen lawsuits associated with the blood thinning medication Xarelto, alleging that the companies failed to properly inform patients and doctors about the risks of using the medication. Involvement included document review.
  • Prior to becoming an associate, as a paralegal at Seeger Weiss involvement included client intake and medical records review and discovery in various drug and medical device injury class actions, including Accutane, Transvaginal Mesh, and Yaz/Yasmin/Ocella.

FREE CASE EVALUATION

Since its establishment in 1999, Seeger Weiss has led some of the most complex and high-profile litigations in the U.S.