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Latham & Watkins LLP

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Impressive bench of seasoned civil and criminal lawyers with extensive trial expertise. Well regarded for IP, mass tort and product liability litigation. Sector experience covers tobacco, education, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, among others.

Strengths

An impressed client says: "They are top notch, extremely reliable and get good results."

Another adds: "They do an excellent job, they are very responsive and the drafting they do on motions and pleadings is excellent."

One source notes: "They are very bright, down to earth and business-savvy."

Work highlights

Represented Colgate-Palmolive and its subsidiary Tom's of Maine in two separate class action litigations relating to Tom's of Maine's 'natural' claims for its toothpastes and deodorants.

Acted for UnitedHealth in a False Claims Act dispute in which the DOJ alleged that the nation’s largest Medicare Advantage organization improperly retained overpayments made based on inaccurate information.

Notable practitioners

Kenneth Parsigian is highly experienced in acting on product liability cases and often works with tobacco companies.
"He is an incredibly experienced attorney." "Ken is a superb lawyer who couples an extremely good work ethic with subject matter expertise and sound judgment."

William Trach regularly assists clients with high-value commercial disputes and offers broad sector expertise covering life sciences, technology and retail.
"He has a tremendous amount of gravitas."

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Litigation Department

Latham & Watkins LLP

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Department location

John Hancock Tower

200 Clarendon Street, 20th Floor

Boston

Massachusetts

USA

MA 02116

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Massachusetts

Litigation: General Commercial


Kenneth J Parsigian
Band 2
William 'BJ' Trach
Band 3