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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10153
United States


Co-Chair of Weil’s global Litigation Department.


David Lender, Co-Chair of Weil’s global Litigation Department, has more than 25 years of experience litigating and trying bet-the-company complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts around the U.S., as well as in arbitration proceedings. David focuses on antitrust, class action, consumer fraud, contract, patent, and IP matters, among others. He has tried more than 25 cases to verdict as first chair, and serves as primary and longstanding outside counsel to a wide range of market-leading companies, including BASF, Dow Chemical, eBay, Eli Lilly, ExxonMobil, and Nuance Communications. He is a recognized expert on e-discovery and co-authored the treatise, Electronic Discovery: Law and Practice.


Duke University (BA); Duke University School of Law (JD).

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United States > Dispute resolution > Leading trial lawyers

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David LenderWeil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

David Lender – Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. Working from the firm’s New-York office, David Lender has over 25 years of experience in areas such as antitrust litigation and complex class actions. Of note is his representation of General Electric in multiple high-value IP disputes. Lender’s appearances in a variety of courts also include representing ExxonMobil in federal and state courts in connection with the use of the chemical MTBE in gasoline.

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

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David LenderWeil, Gotshal & Manges LLP