Faegre Drinker

Litigation Department

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds
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What the team is known for Offers expertise in antitrust, IP, white-collar crime and securities litigation. Also regularly called upon for its counsel in product liability and insurance disputes, and a strong choice for consumer class action defense work. Particularly experienced in handling Telephone Consumer Protection Act cases. Renowned for its representation of clients in the life sciences, technology and telecommunications industries.

Strengths"Among the Philadelphia market, the Drinker Biddle & Reath white-collar criminal defence team is elite," a market source says.

Other sources add they are "highly competent and easy to work with regardless of the complexity of the issue."

A commentator notes: "The team is strong and possess a solid understanding of the company operations in the areas relevant to the litigation."

Work highlights Acted on behalf of a transportation provider over contractual and antitrust disputes.

Notable practitioners

Barry Gross "is very astute, can hone in on the key issues of a case, is a good negotiator and gets good results" according to commentators. He has an impressive record of handling complex civil and criminal litigation, as well as RICO cases. A client says his notable strengths are "his excellent judgment, his analytical skills and his communication skills."