White and Williams LLP
Rich Campbell represents national and international corporations in high-stakes complex litigation. His experience includes complex commercial, class action, toxic tort, product liability and employment litigation. Rich has served as counsel and close adviser to clients in heavy equipment, aviation, arms and automotive manufacturing.
Rich has defended a diverse range of products in product liability litigation including construction equipment, heavy truck engines, friction products, industrial machinery and power generators. Rich has also defended toxic tort cases involving asbestos, PCBs and other industrial chemicals in the automotive, heavy truck and cement products industries.
Previous to his career in law, Rich worked in management consulting for companies including Accenture and Oracle. He led cross-functional teams in planning, executing and managing enterprise-wide initiatives. Rich's experience gives him insight into the business objectives of his clients and shapes his representation of them.
Represented retailer in 15-day wrongful-death jury trial to verdict in Hampden Superior Court. Estate of decedent who was killed by out of control vehicle sued client for failure to provide protective barriers between parking spaces and pedestrian walkways at site
Represented heavy equipment manufacturer in a product liability jury trial to a defense verdict in U.S District Court in Boston. Client manufactured an excavator that plaintiff alleged had a blind spot, which caused an accident where the plaintiff lost a leg
Rich speaks across Massachusetts to parents and high schools students about social host laws and received the 2013 Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Excellence in Pro Bono Award for his efforts.
Rich has been named to the 2015 "Best Lawyers in America" list for Product Liability Litigation Defense. He has been named, by a survey of his peers, as a Massachusetts "Super Lawyer" in 2013-2015 and a "Rising Star" in 2012.