Antitrust/Competition & Consumer Protection:
Industry leaders regularly engage the firm for matters related to US and international laws governing competition, pricing, distribution, advertising, intellectual property.
Appellate & Supreme Court:
Broad experience in federal and state law including administrative, antitrust, banking, bankruptcy, constitutional law, criminal law, employment, environmental, healthcare, IP, product liability and telecommunications.
Long history of defending attorneys in civil lawsuits and disciplinary proceedings.
Represents secured and unsecured creditors, parties dealing with distressed businesses, investors and asset purchasers, committees, debtors and equity holders.
Corporate & Securities:
Experience in M&A, private equity and corporate control matters. Represents issuers, underwriters, and security holders in a full range of public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.
Assists clients nationwide with highstakes litigation, counseling and corporate/transactional employment matters.
Represents corporations, developers, utilities and public agencies in a wide range of environmental regulatory matters including litigation.
FDA & Healthcare:
Advises pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and other healthcare entities on regulation matters including fraud and abuse, pricing and contracting, coverage and reimbursement.
Handles legal, business, and regulatory issues encountered by financial institutions, including growth and expansion, regulatory, financial products and services, capital markets, corporate governance.
Advises companies conducting business with government agencies on white-collar crime, compliance programs, litigation, corporate transactions, privatization, outsourcing, policy and legislation.
Handles acquisition, protection, exploitation, and enforcement of IP rights relating to computer and information technology, internet, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology.
Long-standing ties to Latin America. Has advised on international arbitration projects for the US and international clients. Serve as advisers, advocates and arbitrators in economic disputes between sovereign governments and private investors.
Represents domestic and foreign corporations, institutions and individuals in virtually all aspects of international trade activity.
Attuned to the current state of play and future of genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, biochips, pharmacogenetics and other current technological developments.
Major firm practice with more than half of its US lawyers involved. Product liability, antitrust and securities are traditional areas of strength. Diverse work includes civil, criminal, regulatory, commercial, national, international matters.
National Security Law & Policy:
Offers sophisticated guidance on national homeland security decision-making process and in dealings with the US Dept. of State, the US Dept. of Defense, other national security agencies, the US Congress.
Private Client Services:
Counsels clients on complex estate planning, tax, real estate, family disputes, business organization and succession planning.
Defends large and complex mass tort matters, acting both as national and trial counsel in cases asserting personal injury and property damage claims.
Structures deals for owners and developers involving the acquisition, development, construction, financing, leasing, management and sale of office buildings, shopping centers, industrial sites, multifamily projects, hotels, resorts, recreational developments.
More than 80 attorneys who have held senior positions in US and European governments and international organizations and advise on regulatory solutions to the litigation and transactional options open to the firm’s clients.
Securities Enforcement & Litigation:
Represents clients in SEC investigations, class action securities litigation, shareholder derivative litigation, accounting irregularities, breach of fiduciary duty and criminal investigations by federal and state prosecutors.
Advises on all major areas of corporate, partnership, employment, individual, trusts and estates, gift tax law.
Provides international regulatory, administrative, litigation and legislative advice to corporations, government entities, individuals.
White-Collar Criminal Defense:
Represents individuals and corporations in grand jury and administrative enforcement proceedings, criminal trials, internal investigations.