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Peter John Sacripanti

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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Litigation/ Trial/ Product Defense/ Class Action


Peter John Sacripanti is Chairman Emeritus and a partner of the international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery. From 2009 to 2016, he served as chairman of the Firm’s Executive Committee. Peter concentrates on strategic business advice and disputes. He has advised boards of directors and corporations on various matters including activists campaigns, whistleblower accusations, bankruptcy trust and commercial disputes, investigations and mass tort allegations.

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United States: Dispute resolution

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

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

The department at McDermott Will & Emery LLP is co-headed by New York-based Ellen Tenenbaum and ‘brilliant strategistTerrence Dee in Chicago, who ‘has the diplomatic skill and stature to lead a national joint defense organization’. The team regularly represents manufacturers in products litigation and is particularly active in the energy, asbestos, environment and health care industries. In one recent landmark decision, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals adopted the Daubert standard in favor of the firm’s client Motorola, which the team continues to represent in claims alleging that wireless telephones led the plaintiffs to develop brain tumors. Exxon Mobil and Monsanto are also part of the firm’s client roster. New York-based James Pardo specializes in environmental claims and Peter Sacripanti primarily handles oil and gas-related matters.

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