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Provided by Evan R Chesler

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Evan R. Chesler is a partner in Cravath’s Litigation Department. He handles a wide variety of litigation, including securities, shareholder derivative, intellectual property, general commercial, environmental, ERISA, contractual disputes and antitrust. His practice also includes the representation of clients in government and internal investigations. He has represented companies and their management in virtually every industry including technology, media, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and financial services.

Career

Chairman (2013-21); Presiding Partner (2007-12). New York University Law School (JD, 1975; Order of the Coif; John Norton Pomeroy Scholar; cum laude); Hunter College, CUNY (MA, 1973; summa cum laude); New York University (AB, 1970).

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For more information: https://www.cravath.com/people/evan-r-chesler.html

Chambers Review

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Competition/Antitrust - USA
1
Band 1

Evan Chesler is an esteemed litigator able to turn his hand to the most complex of civil and criminal antitrust lawsuits. He is particularly noted for his representation of pharmaceutical and financial services sector clients.
"He is very smart, well regarded by the judiciary and enjoyable to work with."


Intellectual Property: Patent - USA
1
Band 1

Evan Chesler is a leading litigator who regularly handles major patent infringement matters as part of a broader disputes practice. He counts leading technology and pharmaceutical companies among his enviable client base.
"He is an excellent lawyer with an extraordinarily good reputation."


Litigation: Trial Lawyers - USA
1
Band 1

Evan Chesler is praised for his deft advocacy in antitrust, intellectual property and other commercial trials. He possesses a wealth of expertise in matters involving the life sciences sector, among others.


Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation - USA
2
Band 2

Evan Chesler is a consummate litigator with experience in intellectual property disputes, government investigations and antitrust matters. He has a strong track record representing life sciences companies in arbitrations, trials and appeals.
"He is an excellent lawyer with an extraordinarily good reputation."

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