Indianapolis, IN Personal Injury & Product Liability Lawyer - Edward "Ned" B. Mulligan V - Cohen & Malad, LLP

Edward (Ned) B. Mulligan V

Edward (Ned) B. Mulligan V


Phone: 317.636.6481

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Ned is a member of Cohen & Malad, LLP’s Mass Tort/Products Liability team, which has developed a national reputation for representing clients who have been severely injured by dangerous prescription drugs and defective medical devices.  Ned has experience representing the victims of aviation disasters, automobile and tractor trailer accidents, drownings, day-care negligence, and medical malpractice. Ned also represents individuals and entities in business litigation involving a variety disputes, including breach of contract, employment and labor issues, and attorney fee disputes between lawyers and their former law firms.

Ned has served on multiple trial teams and secured numerous favorable decisions from state and federal trial courts across the country.

Because of his experience litigating complex mass tort cases, Ned has also been asked to serve in leadership roles in various multi-district litigations and class actions, including:

  • Narrative Committee Co-Lead, In Re: Zofran (Ondansetron) Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2657 (D. Mass.)
  • Discovery, Briefing, and Science Committees, In Re: Zofran (Ondansetron) Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2657 (D. Mass.)
  • Discovery team, In Re: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2425 (N.D. Ill.)
  • Discovery and law & briefing teams, In Re: Consolidated Fresenius Cases (GranuFlo) pending in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Class Counsel, Price et al. v. BP Products North America, Inc., Civ. No. 12-cv-06779-RWG (N.D. Ill.)
  • National Coordinated Counsel in pain pump device litigation

Currently, Ned represents hundreds of clients in the following mass tort litigations:

  • Talcum powder ovarian cancer
  • Zofran
  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy (“Low T” drugs)
  • GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis products
  • Contaminated steroid injections
  • Xarelto
  • Viagra
  • IVC filters
  • Vaginal Mesh

In his free time, Ned likes to travel, ski, golf, and ride his road bike.  Before attending law school, Ned was a golf professional at two different country clubs.


  • J.D., cum laude, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • B.A., cum laude and with honors in economics, Dickinson College


United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2018

United States District Court for the District of Colorado, 2011

Indiana Supreme Court, 2010

United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2010

United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2010


  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Sagamore Inn of the Court


  • Board Member, Indiana University Maurer School of Law Alumni Board
  • Board of Directors, Indianapolis Bar Foundation
  • Chair, Lawyer Links Golf Classic Fundraiser, Indianapolis Bar Foundation
  • Counsel for Amicus Curiae Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) in Shelton v. Kroger, 58 N.E.3d 229 (Ind. Ct. App. 2016)


  • In re: Zofran (Ondansetron) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2657 (D. Mass.)
  • In re: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2524 (N.D. Ill.)
  • In re: Consolidated Fresenius Cases, Civ. No. 2013-03400 (Ma. Sup. Ct.)
  • In re: Granuflo/NaturaLyte Dialysate Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL No. 2428 (D. Mass.)
  • In re: New England Compounding Pharmacy, Inc., Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2419 (D. Mass.)
  • In re: Skechers Toning Shoe Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2308 (W.D. Ky.)
  • National Consolidated Pain Pump Litigation


  • Edward B. Mulligan V, Vetting Products Liability Cases, Trial Magazine, January 2015.
  • Edward B. Mulligan V, Note, Derailed by the D.C. Circuit: Getting Network Management Regulation Back on Track, 62 Fed. Comm. L. J. 633 (2010)


  • Indianapolis Bar Association, The Role of the Second Chair, September 2017
  • American Association for Justice, The Backbone of the Mass Tort, July 2017
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Supreme Court Narrows General Jurisdiction in Daimler Chrysler v. Bauman, May 2017
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Mass Torts: Identifying Claims that May Be Bigger than They Appear, May 2015


Leadership in Law “Up & Coming Lawyer”, Indiana Lawyer Newspaper, 2015
Bar Leader Series Class XI Graduate, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2013-2014

Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Star, Thomson Reuters 2013-2017