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Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Litigation

7 ranked lawyersBand 1New JerseyUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

A formidable practice, offering wide-ranging expertise in business and securities disputes, including both single-plaintiff and class action litigation. A front runner in white-collar criminal litigation, with significant capability in the healthcare, criminal antitrust and FCPA spaces. Also highly regarded in the representation of policyholders in high-value insurance coverage litigation, including D&O liability, product recall claims, and cyber and media liability.

Strengths

"We see them as an extension to our own internal resources," comments an interviewee, adding: "It is a great team that have been very effective for us."

Market sources report: "The team's legal acumen is unparalleled in New Jersey."

Work highlights

Acted for PSEG in defense of an award for nuclear credits worth $300 million annually.

Represented a foreign businessman accused of conspiring with foreign government officials to steal $4 billion from that government. The team advised on civil forfeiture proceedings against more than $1 billion in assets allegedly purchased using stolen funds.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Porrino is sought out by clients for his handling of internal investigations, as well as white-collar and civil disputes that include fraud, tax and securities matters.
"A wonderful attorney.""He's incredibly intelligent and has a tremendous sense of people and how they interact with one another."

Douglas Eakeley has a longstanding reputation as a top civil litigator within the New Jersey Bar. He offers significant experience representing clients in trials and appeals.
"A tremendous attorney."

Gavin Rooney frequently represents large corporations in a wide range of litigation, including shareholder derivative cases and class actions.
"He is a very skilled litigator with a lot of expertise. He is very responsive and able to really get into the weeds."

Matthew Boxer specializes in conducting internal investigations and offers further experience acting for clients in trials and appeals.

Michael Himmel has extensive experience handling a myriad of white-collar criminal proceedings, including cases concerning tax evasion, fraud and FCPA violations. He is also adept at advising on complex matters with cross-border elements.

Scott McBride has particular expertise in the healthcare sector, and represents clients facing allegations of FCPA violations and corruption, among other offenses.
"A great attorney who gives his all for his clients."

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

New Jersey

Litigation: General Commercial


Christopher Porrino
Band 1
Douglas S Eakeley Esq
Senior Statespeople
Gavin J Rooney
Band 2

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Christopher Porrino
Band 2
Matthew Boxer
Band 2
Michael B Himmel
Band 1

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