Steven Skikos, a founding partner of Skikos, Crawford, Skikos & Joseph LLP, has been a trial attorney since 1990. Skikos has tried multiple pharmaceutical and medical device cases, tried numerous employment law cases in state and federal court on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants, prosecuted and tried criminal cases. Since 1996, Skikos has focused on complex pharmaceutical drug and medical device litigation. He has been court-appointed lead and/or liaison counsel for California Judicial Counsel Coordinated Proceedings (JCCP) and/or for the federal Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) in more than a dozen cases. Skikos has been a lead negotiator responsible for settling more than $4 billion in cases for tens of thousands of plaintiffs and has served as strategic leader in several more national litigations.