Arnold & Porter

Litigation Department

New York
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What the team is known for Full-service litigation group fielding significant experience across civil disputes. Acts for an impressive roster of financial clients, alongside considerable expertise representing clients in the pharmaceutical and wider life sciences sector. Offers particular strength in commercial disputes arising from product liability and mass tort issues, with demonstrable experience in taking cases to trial. Also handles securities disputes, including class actions, transactional litigation and MBS-related claims.

Strengths A client describes the team as "excellent," adding: "They are highly skilled and effective trial lawyers, and it's an exceptional team that provides personal attention and tireless service."

A market commentator says: "Their litigators are first-rate. They have a particularly strong litigation profile."

Work highlights Defended Samsung against a breach of contract claim brought by Cablevision after it refused to indemnify Cablevision against a patent suit brought by TiVo in relation to television set-top boxes bought from Samsung.

Notable practitioners

James Herschlein is a key contact.