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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

ONE BATTERY PARK PLAZA, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10004-1482, USA
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Work +212 837 6000
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Fax +212 422 4726
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www.hugheshubbard.com

William Beausoleil

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Work (212) 837-6643
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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Work Department

Litigation; Not-for-Profit; Insurance; Product Liability & Toxic Torts.

Position

Litigation and arbitration, including products liability, insurance coverage, and general commercial litigation with experience in state and federal courts and arbitrations.

Member

Member, New York State Bar Association.

Education

Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1996, Law Review Pepperdine University, B.A., 1993, Most Outstanding Economics Graduate.


United States: Dispute resolution

Product liability, mass tort and class actions: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class actions: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP has ‘a unique level of expertise in product liability litigation around the world’, and regularly assists prominent pharmaceutical and medical manufacturing companies with product liability and mass tort litigation as well as class actions. James Fitzpatrick, Robb Patryk and Diane Lifton jointly head the practice, which also includes Ted Mayer, William Beausoleil and the ‘indefatigableCharles Cohen. Recent highlights include representing the Belgian pharmaceutical manufacturer UCB in opioid-related litigation alleging that manufacturers and distributors contributed to the current epidemic of overuse of opioid medications. Further, the team is defending the New York Blood Center against wrongful death and personal injury claims relating to blood transfusions. Fara Tabatabai was made partner in January 2019. All named partners are based in New York.

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