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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Adam Banks

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Career

Adam Banks is a partner in Weil’s Appellate Litigation practice group, where he litigates appeals in the state and federal appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court and the New York Court of Appeals. Clients for which he has litigated appeals include Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers, Sanofi and Marsh & McLennan. Prior to joining Weil, Mr. Banks clerked for Judge Marsha S. Berzon of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Education

Stanford University (B.A., 2003); Yale Law School (J.D., 2008)


United States: Dispute resolution

Appellate

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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