Carroll, Burdick & McDonough's Rod Eshelman Named to Big Brothers Big Sisters Board
Carroll, Burdick & McDonough's Rod Eshelman has been named to the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the North Bay.
[USPRwire, Sun May 23 2010] Rod Eshelman, a partner at Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP, a preeminent California-based litigation and business law firm with clients around the globe, has been named to the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the North Bay. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay is a donor-supported, volunteer organization committed to positively impacting the lives of vulnerable children in Marin, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties. BBBS provides mentoring services to more than 1,500 at-risk kids ages six to 17, 85 percent of whom are children of single, low-income and/or incarcerated parents.
“Carroll Burdick has a long history of supporting local and national non-profit organizations,” said Eshelman. “I’m proud to be apart of a law firm that allows and encourages everyone to support many very worthy causes. I’m pleased to take on this leadership position that will enable me to be a part of the continuing success of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay, an organization whose work has been shown to keep kids in school longer, reduce their use of drugs and keep them out of trouble.”
Eshelman focuses his practice on insurance coverage litigation, representing major insurers nationally in environmental and mass tort coverage litigation, including asbestos, tobacco, silica, welding rods and other toxic chemicals. He also has successfully handled product liability cases for manufacturers of automobiles, aircraft, pipeline, transportation equipment, machine tools and consumer products. Eshelman received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law 1970 and his B.A. in economics, cum laude with Distinction, from Dartmouth College in 1967.
Founded in 1948, Carroll, Burdick & McDonough has offices in San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Los Angeles and Sacramento. The firm represents local, national and international clients in a diverse litigation and business practice that includes: appellate litigation; complex insurance matters; products liability litigation; corporate, commercial and real estate transactions; real estate and construction litigation; complex commercial, business and tort litigation; toxic tort defense; labor and employment litigation and counseling; and intellectual property licensing and development.
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