Harris L. Pogust has spent his career representing people who have been injured not only by the negligence of others, but also by the greed and intentional actions of large corporations across the United States. His work has seen him come up against software companies, manufacturing companies, and pharmaceutical companies, as well as the federal government.
For over twenty-five years, Harris has been litigating, bringing to trial, and settling claims on behalf of his injured clients. He has over twenty years of experience working as lead counsel in class action suits, state court mass tort programs, and federal multidistrict litigations programs.
Recently, Harris has served as Lead Counsel in MDL 1736 – In re Celexa and Lexapro Products Liability Litigation (E.D. Missouri) and Liaison Counsel in In re Paxil (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, No 1503). He was Class Counsel and represented thousands of African-American farmers in discriminatory lending claims against the United States Department of Agriculture and is currently Co-Lead Counsel in the matter of In re Azek Decking Sales Practices Litigation.
Harris is regularly quoted by national publications, has testified twice before the United States Senate, is a guest lecturer at conferences across the country, and has served as lead counsel in numerous landmark class action litigations.