Chairman: Thomas M Gallagher
Managing Partner: Thomas J Cole Jr
With more than 425 lawyers in 14 offices across the United States, Pepper Hamilton uses the unique skills and talents of its people, the breadth of its practices, and the depth of its experience to deliver powerful solutions to clients’ legal and business issues. The firm was founded in 1890.
Main Areas of Practice:
Represents contractors, public and private owners, developers, subcontractors, architects, engineers and sureties in contract negotiations, arbitration, mediation and litigation.
Contact: Michael P Subak
Corporate & Securities:
Represents public and private companies in M&A activities, corporate governance, disclosure, securities compliance and enforcement, and other business matters; private equity and venture funds in fund formation, investments, buyouts and other transactions.
Contact: Matthew M Greenberg
Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy:
Represents creditors, debtors, trustees, commercial lenders, examiners and other parties in insolvencies.
Contacts: Todd A Feinsmith, David M Fournier
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation:
Benefits and executive compensation counseling, plan drafting and administration; and benefits/ compensation aspects of transactions; ERISA litigation.
Contact: David M Kaplan
Environment & Energy:
Represents manufacturers, public and private utilities, insurance companies, renewable energy developers, trade associations, land owners, large institutional organisations, oil and gas producers with environmental, regulatory and commercial issues.
Contact: Todd C Fracassi
Represents sophisticated institutional lenders and borrowers in leveraged transactions, secured financings, securitizations and litigation; investment advisory fund formation and regulation.
Contacts: John M Ford, Henry Liu
Represents clients across the health sciences spectrum, from discovery of new therapies to delivery of patient care. Key areas include pharmaceutical and medical device litigation and counseling, health care services, life sciences, intellectual property, and state Attorney General litigation.
Contact: Rachael M Bushey
Procures intellectual property rights and resolves disputes, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secret protection, unfair competition, false advertising, and defamation, publicity and privacy issues.
Contact: William D Belanger
Represents major national and multinational corporations, emerging businesses, foreign governments, trade associations, nonprofit organizations, entrepreneurs and individuals.
Contact: James D Rosener
Labor & Employment:
Represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, from management counseling to complex employment litigation.
Contact: Matthew V DelDuca
Represents major developers in financing, leasing and construction of commercial and residential developments.
Contact: Matthew J Swett
Tax & Estates:
Structures businesses and transactions to improve local, state, national and international tax efficiency.
Contact: Joan C Arnold
Trial & Dispute Resolution:
Represents clients in complex contract, corporate governance, securities, ERISA and antitrust litigation and alternative dispute resolution, in the single case, class action and MDL context.
Contact: Brian P Downey
White Collar Litigation & Investigations:
Team includes a highly skilled group of former federal and state prosecutors and experienced corporate counsel with unparalleled expertise in white collar defense and regulatory enforcement, corporate investigations, compliance and ethics.
Contact: Michael A Schwartz