Carla De La Barra Helstrom
- Managing Associate
Carla has a broad range of experience working in the automotive industry on litigation matters and concentrates in the defense of product manufacturers and premise manufacturers. Carla has experience working with companies such as Ford and Kia and defends manufacturers against product defect claims alleging design and manufacturing defects. Carla’s experience in representing these vehicle manufacturers provides her with a wealth of knowledge regarding the issues facing the automotive industry and the defense strategies necessary to combat product liability claims against automotive manufacturers. As a native speaker of Spanish, Carla can use her language skills in her work with manufacturers.
- Represents manufacturers in products liability litigation in state courts involving claims governed by express and implied warranties.
- Defended manufacturer against claims for catastrophic personal injuries, which resulted in a unanimous defense verdict.