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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Jennifer Levy

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Jenny Levy is a litigation partner who has been with Kirkland for 18 years. She has appeared before trial courts and arbitration panels across the country. Jenny focuses on complex commercial litigation, government investigations, pharmaceutical litigation, and product liability cases. She has litigated a wide variety of cases including consumer protection actions, allegations of fraud and misrepresentation, data breaches and cyber-security, breach of contract, business torts, product liability, antitrust, false claims qui tam actions, and class actions. Her practice has involved a diverse array of subject matters and allegations including Medicaid/Medicare fraud, drug pricing fraud and unfair competition (AWP/WAC inflation), HIPAA, HITECH violations and data security breaches, contracts for the sale of energy, state and federal Fair Debt Collection Act violations, collection contracts for the sale of businesses and stock purchase agreements, alleged violations of shareholder agreements, international licensing agreements, allegations of unlawful insurance practices, conspiracy and antitrust violations, and numerous product liability cases on behalf of manufacturers of automotive products, lead products, tobacco and pharmaceuticals. Jenny is the pro bono coordinator for Kirkland’s Washington, D.C., office.


United States: Dispute resolution

General commercial disputes

Within: General commercial disputes

Among the best for highly complex and potentially "bet the company" legal issues’, Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s litigation team is ‘client-oriented, creative and smart’. With 500 attorneys in the litigation practice firmwide, it is one of the largest groups in the market. Of particular note is the team’s broad experience in state and federal courts - including at appellate level - and in arbitration proceedings. A team that includes Mark Filip, Donna Welch, Leslie Smith and Jennifer Levy is representing Allergan in the closely watched opioids investigations, which span state and federal governmental investigations, congressional inquiries and civil lawsuits. Elsewhere, James Hurst and Andrew Kassof secured a victory for Abbott Laboratories in a False Claims Act (FCA) jury trial in the Northern District of Texas, which was affirmed by the Fifth Circuit in May 2017. Richard Godfrey is a ‘brilliant class action lawyer’. Andrew McGaan and Washington DC-based Eugene Assaf are also recommended. Above-named partners are based in Chicago unless otherwise stated. In April 2018, star litigator Sandra Goldstein joined from Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

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