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DLA Piper LLP (US)
1251 6TH AVE,
NEW YORK, NY 10020-1104
United States

Work Department

Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations; Financial Services



Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: defense

DLA Piper LLP (US) has a diverse national corporate and securities litigation practice that spans the US, with offices in New York, California, Texas, Delaware and other key jurisdictions. It is particularly active in cases involving the life sciences, financial services, insurance, and technology sectors, hence a client base that includes Goldman Sachs, Abengoa and AxoGen, Inc. John Clarke in New York and Melanie Walker in Los Angeles are co-chairs of the practice. Clarke is representing Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in an action alleging breaches of a contingent value rights agreement. Caryn Schechtman in New York led the defense of AxoGen, which creates innovative nerve repair products, and achieved the dismissal of claims arising from its IPO. John Hillebrecht in New York and Jason Lewis in Dallas also play key roles in the practice. Experienced LA-based practitioner Richard Zelichov joined the firm from Katten in July 2023.