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Latham & Watkins LLP

Kenneth Parsigian

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Ken Parsigian, a partner in the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department and Chair of the Boston Litigation & Trial Department, represents clients in both civil and criminal matters, with a primary focus on complex mass tort and RICO litigation. He advises clients on compliance with state, federal, and international laws and regulations concerning product safety, import-export procedures and anti-money laundering programs.

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Litigation Partner

Career

http://www.lw.com/people/kenneth-parsigian


United States: Dispute resolution

Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)

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Kenneth Parsigian - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)

The product liability, mass torts and consumer class action practice at Latham & Watkins LLP is co-headed by Chicago-based Thomas Heiden and Gwyn Williams in Boston. The team is particularly active in the tobacco and sports sectors, as evidenced by its continued representation of longstanding clients Philip Morris, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges and National Collegiate Athletic Association in several class actions. Together with Chicago-based environmental litigation practice head Mary Rose Alexander, Heiden represents Chevron in a series of class actions in the high-profile Hot Fuels litigation and obtained dismissal of the three lead California cases, in which plaintiffs alleged that, due to gasoline expanding in warm weather conditions, they received less BTUs and MPG for the same price. Kenneth Parsigian in Boston is recommended for his extensive expertise in class actions and mass torts in the tobacco sector and Chicago-based Mark Mester is another key figure. Andrew Clubok joined the Washington DC office in December 2017 from Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

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