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Wiggin and Dana LLP

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Connecticut, Stamford

United States: Dispute resolution

Appellate: Courts of Appeal - ranked: tier 4

Wiggin and Dana LLP

Wiggin and Dana LLP’s highly accomplished appellate group is primarily located in New England, but handles appeals across the whole country. Led by practice head Jonathan Freiman (Connecticut), the team is representing the government of Germany and a consortium of Berlin-based museums in proceedings before the DC Circuit regarding the allegedly coercive sale of a medieval art German collection. In Lufthansa Technik AG v Astronics Advanced Electronic, a dispute over competing patents at the Federal Circuit, Freiman and Benjamin Daniels secured a victory for the appellee. At the Connecticut Supreme Court, Jeffrey Babbin is acting for the RiverStone Group in an insurance dispute with the Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company. Other highlights included Babbin’s successful representation of the Doctor’s Associates in a case at the Seventh Circuit. Aaron Bayer and newly promoted partner Tadhg Dooley prevailed in convincing the Connecticut Supreme Court to rule in favor of the Town of Newtown in the case of  Hull v Newtown, an appeal raising governmental immunity issues.

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United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)
M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m) - ranked: tier 5

Wiggin and Dana LLP

Wiggin and Dana LLP's 'team is highly competent in M&A matters and strong in communication with clients and counterparties as well as in their interactions with non-lawyers'. The firm has a significant cross-border M&A practice, with many clients in Europe and Asia; and it has particular experience in sectors such as medical devices, chemicals, software, construction, franchising and financial services, as well as healthcare, manufacturing and TMT. The team advised HTA, an electronic toll collection and traffic violation management provider, on its sale to Platinum Equity Partners portfolio company, ATS. Stamford-based Mark Kaduboski is M&A chair.

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United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Outsourcing - ranked: tier 3

Wiggin and Dana LLP

Wiggin and Dana LLP specializes in advising IT suppliers and business process outsourcing providers, which it often assists with the negotiation and documentation of offshore, nearshore and onshore outsourcing transactions. Mark W. Heaphy, who heads the practice from the New Haven office, regularly assists with outsourcing transactions in the healthcare, robotics, retail and financial services sectors. Other key contacts in New Haven include John B. Kennedy and counsel Michael T. Hubbard, while Sarvesh Mahajan and Tamia Simonis practice in New York and Stamford offices, respectively.

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