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Pepper Hamilton LLP

SUITE 600, 2000 K STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, DC 20006-1865, USA
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United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense
Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense - ranked: tier 5

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Michael Schwartz leads the group at Pepper Hamilton LLP, which has real expertise in the healthcare space. In one highlight, the group is defending Teva Pharmaceuticals against 11 qui tam complaints moved by the DOJ alleging illegal kickbacks. In another matter, Thomas Gallagher is representing Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Janssen, in a civil qui tam litigation pending in the District of New Jersey alleging that the client's off-label marketing of two products used to treat HIV/AIDS violated federal and state false claims statutes and the federal Anti-Kickback statute. Abigail Hazlett and Christen Tuttle are also names to note. In 2018, Miranda Hooker and Callan Stein joined the Boston team from the Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts and Barrett & Singal, respectively. All the lawyers mentioned are based in Philadelphia unless otherwise stated.

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Product liability, mass tort and class actions: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense
Product liability, mass tort and class actions: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense - ranked: tier 2

Pepper Hamilton LLP

The health sciences department at Pepper Hamilton LLP is regularly involved in product liability lawsuits and class actions. The team continues to act as national counsel to Eli Lilly in several product liability claims, including a class action in Canada alleging that the use of Prozac during pregnancy causes autism in children, and a federal MDL regarding the diabetes drug Actos. In other work, Nina Gussack and Sean Fahey are defending GlaxoSmithKline as national, trial and settlement counsel against claims alleging that diabetes medication Avandia causes heart attacks, strokes and other medical problems. The firm’s client roster also includes Medtronic, Merck and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries. Andrew Kantra is another name to note. All partners are based in Philadelphia unless otherwise stated.

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United States: Real estate

Construction (including construction litigation)
Construction (including construction litigation) - ranked: tier 3

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Pepper Hamilton LLP focuses its construction practice on contentious litigation, with a strong team of lawyers specializing in trials and dispute resolution. The team counts a number of contractors among its clients, including Bechtel, Sciame Construction and Aecom. Michael Subak chairs the group from the Philadelphia office, while Pittsburgh-based Albert Bates and Ralph Finizio are also noted.

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