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David Singh

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


David Singh is a partner in Weil’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice. Mr. Singh’s practice covers all aspects of complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. He has litigated a wide variety of disputes, including consumer class actions, trade secret misappropriation and employee mobility disputes, breach of contract, fraud, and product liability cases, and earn out, working capital, indemnification and other post-closing M&A disputes. Mr. Singh’s recent clients include: Panasonic, Pandora, PG&E, Sanofi, and Walgreens.


University of Minnesota (BA, 2000); Cornell Law School (JD, 2003)

United States: Dispute resolution


Within: Appellate

Headquartered in New York, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP’s seasoned appellate lawyers handle litigation in areas such as intellectual property, finance, taxation and business torts, among others. Practice head Gregory Silbert represented appellee Hungarian State Railways in an appeal challenging US jurisdiction in a case brought by a group of Hungarian Holocaust survivors before the Seventh Circuit, which sided with the client and dismissed the case on international comity grounds. At the Federal Circuit, Silicon Valley-based Edward Reines secured a victory for Life Technologies in a patent dispute with Promega over gene-testing technology. At the Eleventh Circuit, Bruce Rich led on scoring a win for clients Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press and Sage Publications in a copyright infringement dispute with Georgia State University. David Singh, Steven Reiss and Adam Banks are also key figures.

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General commercial disputes

Within: General commercial disputes

The 'fearless, smart, savvy, and experienced' team at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is 'well organized and very responsive' and acts for major US and multinational companies. In recent successes, 'brilliant litigator' David Lender and Eric Hochstadt obtained a complete defense jury verdict for client C&S Wholesale Grocers in an $800m antitrust class action in Minnesota, while David Yohai won an appeal for Discovery Communications at the Fourth Circuit in a content distribution dispute brought by one of the company's television distributors. Out of the Princeton office, 'excellent advocate' Diane Sullivan secured a victory for SAC Capital in long-running litigation when a New Jersey Superior Court granted the client's motion for summary judgment and dismissed the claims in a lawsuit with over $1bn at stake. Edward Soto in Miami co-chairs the team alongside Lender; David Singh is based in Silicon Valley. Named partners are based in New York unless otherwise stated.

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Product liability, mass tort and class actions: consumer products (including tobacco) - defense

Within: Next generation lawyers

David Singh - Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class actions: consumer products (including tobacco) - defense

New York-based Arvin Maskin heads the product liability and mass tort practice at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, which handles class actions and product liability lawsuits in the technology, cosmetics and sports sectors. The team represented Japanese fiber manufacturer Toyobo in the two final remaining cases related to the performance of zylon fiber in bullet-resistant vests, and also defended Dometic Corporation in a class action regarding an alleged defect in the cooling units of the client’s gas absorption refrigerators. Also of note, Diane Sullivan in New Jersey successfully represented Johnson & Johnson as lead trial counsel in one bellwether case involving allegations that asbestos contamination of baby powder led the plaintiff to develop mesothelioma. David Singh in Silicon Valley is another key member of the practice group.

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