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Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Richard A Edlin

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Mr. Edlin is an accomplished trial lawyer. He has broad experience in both trial and appellate courts including the U.S. Supreme Court. He has tried cases in federal and state courts all over the country and has handled domestic and international arbitrations. Mr. Edlin handles a wide variety of litigation and routinely acts for companies and their management in areas such as securities, general commercial and contractual disputes, antitrust, and intellectual property. He is currently handling matters for leading financial institutions arising out of the economic downturn and real estate collapse; intellectual property litigation for major electronics/consumer companies; for leading pharmaceutical companies involved in contract disputes; antitrust investigations; and for individuals involved in various commercial disputes. Mr. Edlin is the chair of Greenberg Traurig's New York Litigation Practice and the Regional Operations Chair.


United States: Dispute resolution

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

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

Greenberg Traurig LLP has strengths in product liability matters and class actions in a multitude of industries. The group’s extensive class actions list includes acting for Samsung in proceedings regarding the alleged concealment of a defect in the Samsung S7 Series Smartphone, representing Bausch Health in the talcum powder litigation and defending Champion Petfoods against the claim that certain brands of its pet food products contain BPA, mercury, lead and arsenic. In other work, Francis Citera in Chicago and Robert Herrington in Los Angeles continue to act for Twin Hill in a putative class action brought by American Airlines flight attendants, who alleged that their uniforms caused various health problems. Key practitioners also include Lori Cohen in Atlanta, New York-based Richard Edlin and David Sellinger in New Jersey. The firm recently strengthened its practice in Philadelphia with the hire of Keith Smith in February 2018 and Brian Rubenstein in July 2018, who joined from Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC and Teva Pharmaceuticals respectively.

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