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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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Fax +1 312 646 5858
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www.dechert.com

Erik Snapp

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Work +1 312 646 5828
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Dechert LLP

Work Department

Litigation

Career

Erik Snapp defends pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer products clients in consumer fraud class actions and product liability/mass tort litigation. He has represented Fortune 500 clients in numerous trials and has extensive multi-district litigation experience. He also has handled regulatory and internal investigations in the United States and Europe, and has advised clients on marketing and promotion issues.

Member

Co-Chair, Drug and Medical Device Committee, Complex Medicine/Experts Specialized Litigation Group, Defense Research Institute (DRI); Drug and Medical Device Steering Committee, Defense Research Institute; Life Sciences Editorial Advisory Board, Law360

Education

St. John’s University, B.S., 1990, cum laude; University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1995, cum laude


United States: Dispute resolution

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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