EDUCATION2010, B.A., Boston University
2013, J.D., cum laude, New England Law
COURT ADMISSIONSU.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Alaina Devine focuses her practice on civil litigation, including product liability, toxic tort, pharmaceutical and premises liability cases. She has experience in both state and federal courts representing a wide range of national and international corporations and insurance companies in complex and often high stakes litigation involving multiple parties and multi-million dollar claims, as well as small businesses and individuals in general liability disputes. Alaina is presently defending an environmental-services firm in over a dozen putative class actions, hundreds of individual actions, and a lawsuit by the Attorney General in Michigan related to the Flint Water Crisis.
Prior to joining Campbell Conroy & O’Neil, Alaina worked for a litigation law firm defending complex medical malpractice and product liability disputes including professional liability, premises liability, business liability, G.L. c 93A claims, general negligence and breach of contract. She obtained a defense verdict for a nursing home after a 3-week medical malpractice and wrongful death trial in Suffolk Superior Court (Suffolk County). Alaina has also worked for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney. While an ADA, Alaina was a lead prosecutor on over 25 trials and over 40 evidentiary hearings.
Alaina is a 2019 graduate of the International Association of Defense Counsel’s Trial Academy, an intensive trial practice seminar held each year at Stanford Law School. Alaina earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from New England Law in 2013. While in law school, Alaina served as an Executive Comment and Note Editor for the New England Law Review.
Alaina Devine Presented on a Panel at the Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ’s) Fall 2023 Member Meeting
Alaina Devine presented on a panel discussion at the Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ’s) Fall 2023 Member Meeting in New York City entitled “Secrets from the Courtroom: Strategies for Winning Rules Interpretations.” The panel, comprised of three national trial lawyers speaking from firsthand trial experience, explored winning advocacy strategies on the issues of limiting or…
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Christopher B. Parkerson past IADC Defense Counsel Journal Editor, speaks with Alaina Devine about Out-of-State Witnesses: Are Zoom Trial Appearances a New Normal?
In “Defense Counsel Journal Highlight: Out-of-State Witnesses: Are Zoom Trial Appearances a New Normal?,” Christopher B. Parkerson past IADC Defense Counsel Journal Editor, speaks with Alaina Devine about how federal courts are increasing exercising nationwide jurisdiction to compel out-of-state witnesses to testify at trial via Zoom. Alaina and Christopher discuss the interplay between Rules 43…
Alaina Devine Featured in IADC’s Defense Counsel Journal
CCO Member, Alaina Devine’s article “Out-of-State Witnesses: Are Zoom Trial Appearances a New Normal?” was recently published in the IADC’s Defense Counsel Journal. The article analyzes how developments in video-conferencing technology have changed the legal landscape on compelling witnesses who live beyond the Court’s jurisdiction to appear and testify remotely at trial and examines whether…