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Evan R Chesler

New York, USA Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 4 departments
Ranked in : Competition/Antitrust , Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation , Litigation: Trial Lawyers , Intellectual Property: Patent
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Competition/Antitrust - USA

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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.
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Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation - USA

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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.
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Litigation: Trial Lawyers - USA

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Evan Chesler is "fabulous for the biggest litigation," comment clients, acknowledging him as "a world-class trial lawyer with superb judgement." He is praised for his deft advocacy in antitrust, intellectual property and other commercial trials.
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Intellectual Property: Patent - USA

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Evan Chesler is a renowned commercial litigator who frequently takes high-stakes patent trials for market-leading companies as part of a broader disputes practice. Sources praise him as a "terrific lawyerand litigator who is at the top of the profession as a trial lawyer."
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Evan R. Chesler is Cravath’s Chairman. 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; 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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