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Dechert LLP

77 WEST WACKER DRIVE, SUITE 3200, CHICAGO, IL 60601, USA
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Work +1 312 646 5800
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Nathan Hoffman

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Dechert LLP

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Litigation

Career

Nathan Hoffman is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in state, federal and multi-district litigation concerning product liability, consumer fraud class actions, antitrust, and white collar criminal defense matters. He has particular expertise in handling matters for clients in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, food and beverage and consumer products industries.

Education

Andrews University, B.A., 1997, magna cum laude; Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 2000, cum laude


United States: Dispute resolution

Product liability, mass tort and class action: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class action: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

The ‘knowledgeable’ team at Dechert LLP defends pharmaceutical and medical devices manufacturers in product liability litigation and consumer fraud claims. Led by Philadelphia-based Hope Freiwald, the team continues to represent AbbVie in national product liability litigation involving testosterone replacement therapy AndroGel, which allegedly causes a variety of injuries, including pulmonary embolism. The team is headed by William Oxley in Los Angeles. Philadelphia-based Ben Barnett and Nathan Hoffman in Chicago also active in the department. In May 2018, Sheila Birnbaum, Mark Cheffo and Douglas Fleming joined the firm’s New York office from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP.

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Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense

Dechert LLP’s product liability and mass torts practice is particularly active in asbestos litigation. Led by Los Angeles-based practice head William Oxley, the team recently obtained two complete defense verdicts for Union Carbide in lawsuits involving claims alleging that exposure to products manufactured by the client causes mesothelioma. In other work, Chicago-based Nathan Hoffman and Erik Snapp continue to represent Pfizer in asbestos litigation. The firm’s client roster also includes Takata and AbbVie. Philadelphia-based Ben Barnett and Hope Freiwald are other names to note. In May 2018, Sheila Birnbaum, Mark Cheffo and Douglas Fleming joined the New York office from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP.

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