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Evan R Chesler

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 6 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual Property , Antitrust , Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation , Litigation: Trial Lawyers , Litigation: General Commercial , Intellectual Property: Patent
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Intellectual Property - USA - Nationwide

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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."
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Antitrust - USA - Nationwide

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."
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Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation - USA - Nationwide

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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.
"He is an excellent lawyer with an extraordinarily good reputation."
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Litigation: Trial Lawyers - USA - Nationwide

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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.
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Litigation: General Commercial - New York

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Evan Chesler is lauded by peers for his extensive work in high-stakes commercial cases for major corporations. His practice encompasses wide-ranging claims that span from IP to environmental issues.
"One of the finest trial lawyers in the US - a legal legend." "One of New York's great litigators." "Evan Chesler is an excellent litigator."
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Antitrust - New York

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Evan Chesler is one of the most well-known antitrust lawyers active in the US today. He is esteemed for his role litigating the most complex, high-stakes antitrust matters on behalf of household-name clients.
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Intellectual Property: Patent - New York

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Evan Chesler is a renowned commercial litigator who frequently handles high-stakes patent trials for market-leading companies as part of a broader disputes practice.
"He is an excellent lawyer with an extraordinarily good reputation."
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Evan R. Chesler is Cravath’s Chairman. He has broad experience in both trial and appellate courts, and has tried numerous cases in federal and state courts all over the country.

Mr. Chesler 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. Mr. Chesler 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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