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Rachael Bushey

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Pepper Hamilton LLP

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Health Sciences Department

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Rachael M. Bushey is a partner and chair of Life Sciences and vice chair of the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP. Ms. Bushey represents public and private life sciences companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, complex divestitures and carve-out transactions, a variety of capital markets transactions (IPOs, follow-on offerings, PIPEs, RDOs and private placements), Securities Exchange Act work, corporate governance and collaboration agreements. She regularly provides counseling to boards of directors and senior management on a wide range of corporate governance and compliance matters.

Member

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania. Member, Board of Directors, Life Sciences of Pennsylvania.

Education

J.D. 2003 Villanova University School of Law; B.A. 2000 Lafayette College


United States: Dispute resolution

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

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

Nina Gussack heads the health sciences department at Pepper Hamilton LLP, that regularly represents pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in product liability litigation and class actions. Led by Gussack and Sean Fahey, the team continues to act as national counsel to Eli Lilly in several product liability lawsuits, including the Byetta MDL, which involves claims that the type 2 diabetes treatment causes acute pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, renal failure or thyroid cancer. In other work, Gussack is national settlement counsel for Bard in the pelvic repair system MDL, in which plaintiffs allege injuries caused by the transvaginal mesh implants. GlaxoSmithKline, Medtronic, Merck and Johnson & Johnson are also clients of the firm. Andrew Kantra is another key figure. In November 2017, Rachael Bushey returned to the firm from Hogan Lovells US LLP. The Berwyn office was strengthened with the October 2017 arrival of Deborah Spranger from Saul Ewing. All partners are based in Philadelphia, unless otherwise stated.

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