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Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

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Yvonne K Puig

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Norton Rose Fulbright

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Life Sciences, Pharma and Healthcare Litigation


United States: Industry focus

Healthcare: life sciences

Within: Healthcare: life sciences

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP’s ‘excellent’ team has significantly increased its ‘great industry knowledge’ following its merger with Chadbourne & Parke. In New York, Andres Liivak led advice to Novartis on licensing issues regarding the company’s ECF843 eye drops. In Washington DC, Marilyn Mooney has been assisting Bayer with the US aspects of the €1bn divestiture of its diabetes care business to Panasonic Healthcare. Jointly headed by Yvonne Puig in Austin and Frederick Robinson in Washington DC, the team includes IP partners Charles Walker in Houston and Gina Shishima in Austin, as well as Frederick Robinson and Lesley Reynolds in Washington DC, and Steven Suzzan in New York. Other clients include Boston Scientific, Sanofi and GSK.

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Healthcare: service providers

Within: Healthcare: service providers

Yvonne Puig and the ‘incredibly skilledFrederick Robinson jointly lead Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP’s healthcare practice from Austin and Washington DC respectively; Puig focuses on litigation and Robinson handles fraud cases and government investigations. Clients highlight the team for its ‘responsiveness and commitment to understanding the logistical underpinnings of the client’s needs’ and ‘ability to approach any issues with a practical mindset’. Jerry Bell in Austin recently advised the University of Oklahoma on a proposed joint venture with SSM Health; Robinson is defending Memorial Hermann Hospital System in a qui tam lawsuit relating to physician recruitment agreements; and Thomas Dowdell in Washington DC is a reimbursement expert. Summa Health System, Duke University and Christus Health are also clients.

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