Dechert LLP


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What the team is known for

Comprehensive commercial litigation offering, benefiting from a deep pool of experienced attorneys with considerable substantive knowledge. Particularly adept in contract disputes and product liability matters, alongside wider skills in areas such as class action defense and unfair competition claims.


"They're good, quality lawyers and I would use them for big-stakes litigation in California," says one client.

Work highlights

Represented Fresenius Medical Care in its defense of a wage and hour class action claim, alleging Fresenius failed to provide its non-exempt, hourly employees with meal and rest periods and other alleged violations of California’s labor laws.

Notable practitioners

Kimberly Branscome is a key contact.

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Widely recognized as a “go-to” firm for litigation, Dechert defends clients in complex matters where the stakes are highest, including class actions and multi-district litigation. We have helped companies across a broad range of industries achieve successful outcomes in disputes related to consumer fraud, intellectual property, false advertising, insurance and banking litigation, corporate governance, commercial disputes, and securities litigation.

Our California litigators are renowned for devising strategy, facilitating pre-trial resolutions, defeating class certification, managing e-discovery, obtaining summary dismissals – and, most of all, winning at trial.

Moreover, working with Dechert lawyers throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, we deliver multi-jurisdictional expertise to guide clients through disputes wherever they arise.

Litigation Department

Dechert LLP

Department location

One Bush Street

Suite 1600

San Francisco



CA 94104

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