James E. Weatherholz has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Product Liability Committee of DRI, effective after the DRI Annual Meeting October 8, 2017.  DRI is the international membership organization of all lawyers involved in the defense of civil litigation.  Weatherholz has been active in the Product Liability Committee having served as Chair and Vice Chair of the Product Liability Conferences in 2014 and 2013 respectively.  He will serve a one year term as Vice Chair of the Product Liability Committee. 

James Weatherholz focuses his practice on complex litigation, including matters involving product liability, class actions, and construction defects. His practice includes national counsel representation of building product manufacturers. He practices in Womble Carlyle’s Charleston, South Carolina office.