Wilkinson Walsh LLP

Litigation Department

District of Columbia
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What the team is known for Impressive litigation boutique, noted for its expert handling of complex, bet-the-company cases for leading corporate clients across a wide range of sectors, with a substantial market share in the pharmaceutical industry. Noted strength in antitrust and trade secrets cases, as well as consumer class actions, securities and shareholder disputes. An enviable bench includes several leading practitioners with significant federal prosecutorial and public defense experience. Has extensive trial experience on the defense side.

Strengths One market source comments that "they are definitely top of the pile for trials," while another praises their "very impressive work."

Work highlights Successfully defended Bayer against a $600 million class action lawsuit brought on behalf of 'One A Day' multivitamins users. Plaintiffs had claimed that the company had misrepresented the health benefits of the product.

Notable practitioners

The "very impressive" Alexandra Walsh specializes in major litigation and trial work. She is particularly adept at defending clients against class action claims, as well as offering significant experience in consumer products and antitrust cases. A market source notes that "she's being hired by multinationals and is trying cases all over the country."

"She is the best litigator in the DC market, period." Beth Wilkinson commands enormous respect from peers and clients for her prowess at trial, regularly handling high-stakes matters for major clients. She is particularly strong in large product liability and antitrust cases. Sources describe her as "tough as nails, smart, and strategically brilliant; a phenomenal trial lawyer."