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Henninger Bullock

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Mayer Brown

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Henninger “Hank” Bullock is an experienced litigator who counsels clients in the financial services and the pharmaceutical sectors. He has handled dozens of complex disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country, at both the trial and appellate levels. Financial clients such as major commercial and investment banks, broker-dealers and commodity trading firms rely on Hank to defend them in lawsuits, government regulatory proceedings and internal investigations involving securities, commodities, derivatives and foreign exchange products. His representation encompasses customary disputes over regulated financial products, as well as highly sophisticated and unregulated structured finance-and-derivative transactions. Hank has been particularly successful in defending financial institutions and their officers and directors in claims of fraud or misrepresentation associated with the trading of complex financial assets. For pharmaceutical clients, Hank provides defense against all types of product liability claims. He has acted as national defense counsel for a major brand-name pharmaceutical company in a number of lawsuits involving alleged injuries from prescription medication, frequently resolving them on summary judgment or motions to dismiss. In addition, Hank represents clients from various business sectors in complex contract and tort matters.

Education

Boston College Law School, JD, cum laude, 2001 Northwestern University, BA, 1998


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

The product liability and mass torts practice at Mayer Brown is jointly led by Henninger Bullock in New York and Chicago-based Michael Olsen and Daniel Ring. Ring and Washington DC-based Andrew Tauber are acting for Medtronic as national preemption counsel in nationwide product liability litigation involving the Infuse bone-graft device; the team recently defended the client in appellate litigation. In another recent highlight, the team represented UCB and its subsidiary Schwarz Pharma as discovery counsel in litigation alleging the medication Reglan causes tardive dyskenia.

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Product liability, mass tort and class actions: toxic tort - defense

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class actions: toxic tort - defense

Jointly led by New York-based Henninger Bullock and Daniel Ring and Michael Olsen in Chicago, Mayer Brown regularly represents clients from the technology, energy and consumer goods sectors in water contamination and chemical exposure claims. Notably, Michael Lackey in Washington DC is defending Veolia in putative class actions and individual cases relating to allegations of wrongdoing in the Flint Water Crisis, while Ring represented 3M in a lawsuit alleging that chemicals were released in the East Metro area of Minneapolis. The firm’s client roster also includes Arkema and Murco Wall Products.

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