Alicia Butler has worked with Baron & Budd in numerous roles, ranging from major toxic exposure cases to other wide-sweeping consumer cases. Currently, Ms. Butler focuses on pharmaceutical litigation, as well as whistleblower/qui tam cases and Medicare fraud cases.
Previously, Ms. Butler worked on a variety of toxic exposure cases with Baron & Budd that impacted thousands of people harmed by dangerous toxins. She represented hundreds of residents in a Pennsylvania community contaminated by radiation from local nuclear fuel facilities. She has also represented more than 1,500 workers suffering from health problems associated with arsenic, asbestos, benzene, beryllium, lead, mercury, and silica exposure at a plant in West Virginia. Ms. Butler has experience working with public entities, as she helped achieve a major settlement on behalf of the City of Santa Monica to hold the oil industry accountable for MTBE contamination in the local water supply.
Ms. Butler currently serves as a pro bono legal adviser to the Workers’ Defense Project in Austin, Texas in the area of occupational safety and health issues.
Ms. Butler earned her J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law. She also holds a B.A. in English and Sociology from Rice University, where she graduated magna cum laude.