October 19, 2019

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


2018 Go To Thought Leader AwardWith 620 lawyers in 12 offices nationwide, we provide clients with unparalleled service in matters ranging from billion-dollar deals to complex class actions, across a broad spectrum of industries.

Our priorities are knowing our clients' business and providing the value they need so that we can be an integral part of their success. Clients choose us for our sophisticated yet efficient approach to handling their most important business transactions, litigation and government affairs efforts.

Our 160-plus year history is marked by service to the public and the bar and innovating for our clients. Today, we combine a comprehensive range of traditional legal practices with significant national roles in such practices as class action defense, corporate and securities, government relations, health care, intellectual property, insurance, investment management, private equity, bankruptcy, energy, environmental, education and communications. We also remain committed to our long tradition of handling pro bono work and taking on unpopular causes.

Contributing authors from Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP:

Steven H. Brogan, Drinker Biddle, Insurance Compliance Lawyer, Claims Administration
Associate
Steven H. Brogan represents insurers in litigation, regulatory compliance, claims administration, and coverage matters, with particular focus on life and long-term care insurance matters....
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Jason Brost litigation lawyer Drinker Biddle
Associate
Jason R. Brost represents financial services companies in complex commercial disputes and defends consumer class actions. Jason also has represented a wide variety of businesses and...
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Dan Brown, insurance lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Dan Brown represents insurance companies, agents and brokers, and others in all aspects of the admitted, exempt, and surplus lines insurance markets in the United States. This includes...
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Mark M. Brown, Drinker Biddle, Employee Benefits Attorney, Executive Compensation Lawyer,
Senior Attorney
Mark M. Brown is a senior attorney of the firm practicing with the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group. Mark's practice involves a wide range of employee plan...
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Wilson M. Brown III, Drinker Biddle, commercial litigation lawyer, intellectual property attorney
Of Counsel
Wilson M. Brown III is one of the firm's most experienced defense attorneys and has tried some of the firm's largest and most complex cases in courts throughout the United States. His...
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Jay Brudz, Litigation Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Jay Brudz builds and manages world class e-discovery operations, internal compliance and FCPA investigations and develops enterprise-level information governance best practices. He is co-...
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Christopher Bruenjes, Drinker Biddle, Patent Litigation Attorney
Counsel
Christopher P. Bruenjes has experience in patent litigation including post-grant proceedings before the USPTO, opinions, portfolio management, and chemical and mechanical patent prosecution...
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Lora A. Brzezynski Attorney Drinker Biddle
Partner
Lora A. Brzezynski is a highly sought-after trial attorney with 25 years of experience trying cases throughout the country before federal and state courts and arbitration panels. Lora...
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Alexis Burgess, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Los Angeles, Intellectual Property Litigation Lawyer
Associate
Alexis Burgess represents clients in all aspects of a wide variety of complex civil and commercial litigation, including cases involving intellectual property infringement, privacy rights,...
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H. Michael Byrne, Insurance Lawyer, Drinker Biddle, New York
Partner
Michael Byrne* has extensive insurance transactional and regulatory experience. He advises U.S. and international re/insurers, investors, start-ups and producers on a broad range of matters...
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William H. Clark, Jr. Corporate and Securities Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Of Counsel
William H. Clark, Jr. advises clients on matters of corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, general business law, and government affairs. Bill has significant experience drafting...
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Richard Coe, Antitrust, Securities, M&A Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Richard E. Coe represents clients in complex disputes involving antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate governance issues. He routinely handles class action cases and...
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Brian A. Coleman, Litigation attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Brian A. Coleman represents clients in complex commercial litigation cases nationwide. He has substantial experience at the trial and appellate level in federal and state courts and...
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Nick Colic, Patent Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Nick Colic counsels clients in various industries on patent law in the mechanical and electrical technologies, including prosecution of patent applications before the U.S. Patent and...
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Susan G. Collings, Estate planning lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Susan G. Collings focuses on estate planning and estate and trust administration. She works with her clients in the preparation of wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents, as...
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Daniel Collins, White Collar Defense, Trial Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Daniel J. Collins represents companies, boards of directors, and senior executives in responding to government and regulatory inquiries, conducting internal investigations, and handling...
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The Commercial Litigation Practice at Drinker Biddle focuses on complex commercial litigation. With more than 300 litigators and trial lawyers across the firm who have tried hundreds of...
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Charles Congdon, Corporate Finance Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Charles B. Congdon represents clients in a wide range of corporate finance matters. Charlie’s practice includes particular emphasis in governmental and tax-exempt finance, handling all...
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Summer Conley, Employee Benefits Attorney Drinker Biddle
Partner
Summer Conley assists clients in a variety of employee benefit areas, including qualified plan work, executive compensation, and health and welfare issues such as HIPAA, COBRA, Section 125...
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William M. Connolly, Drinker Biddle, Litigation attorney
Executive Partner
William M. Connolly is the Executive Partner responsible for the firm's litigation practices and serves as the Executive Management Team’s liaison with the firm’s financial function and CFO...
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Tracy Drynan, Drinker Biddle, E-discovery and litigation attorney
Senior Attorney
Tracy D. Drynan has extensive experience across the E-Discovery lifecycle including, interpreting Requests for Information and Complaints to identify sources of relevant information,...
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John Horan Government Contracts Attorney
Partner
John G. (Jack) Horan represents clients in litigation with the government; internal investigations of contract, regulatory, civil and criminal violations; and compliance with contractual,...
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Kelly Horein, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Trademark and Intellectual Property Attorney
Associate
Kelly M. Horein assists clients with all aspects of brand management, including domestic and international trademark clearance, registration, and enforcement. When litigation is necessary,...
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William Horowitz, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
William R. Horwitz advises employers on employment related issues and defends employers in litigation before state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies and in arbitration...
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Kenneth Ludlum, Securities lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Kenneth J. Ludlum assists clients with a wide range of corporate and transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, securities compliance and...
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James G. Lundy, Drinker Biddle, regulatory investigations lawyer, financial services compliance attorney
Partner
James G. Lundy represents clients in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), self-regulatory organization, and other financial regulatory...
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Svetlana Lyapustina Ph.D. a pharmaceutical scientist with Drinker Biddle
Senior Director, Science, Regulation, & Policy
Svetlana Lyapustina, Ph.D. counsels individual companies and consortia comprised of industry, government and academia representatives on a wide range of topics related to medical product...
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Chanda Miller, Commercial Litigation Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Chanda A. Miller handles complex commercial litigation, including products liability, antitrust, and appellate litigation. Chanda defends major pharmaceutical and medical device companies...
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John Mitchell, Environmental Litigation Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
John P. Mitchell assists clients with large environmental lawsuits relating to soil and groundwater contamination and natural resource damages. He also handles other complex commercial...
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Matthew Morrissey, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Litigation Attorney
Associate
Matthew M. Morrissey litigates claims in federal and state courts throughout the country. Matt represents clients in commercial disputes, class actions, internal investigations and...
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John Mulhern, Drinker Biddle, Insurance Lawyer
Partner
John P. Mulhern focuses his practice on insurance regulatory, business planning and transaction matters at the state and federal level in the U.S. as well as internationally, with...
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Taylor Mullaney Associate Drinker Biddle Litigation
Associate
Taylor N. Mullaney assists clients with various aspects of trial preparation, including legal research and the drafting of motions and other legal memoranda. She has researched and drafted...
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Kathleen Murphy, International trade Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Kathleen M. Murphy counsels clients on maximizing trade benefits, making informed global procurement decisions and developing domestic and international trade compliance programs. She...
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Andres Puerta Labor and Employment Attorney
Associate
Andres F. Puerta advises clients on labor and employment matters. Before joining the firm, Andres was a law clerk to the Hon. Ellen L. Koblitz, J.A.D., New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate...
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John G. Smith, Intellectual property lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
John G. Smith counsels clients on intellectual property issues, including patent prosecution, litigation, negotiations, and counseling in electrical, computer, telecommunications, optics,...
202-842-8886
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Antoinette Snodgrass, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Corporate Law Attorney
Associate
Antoinette Snodgrass assists clients with various stages of legal proceedings and trial preparation by conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda, discovery requests and...
215-988-2675
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Mark H.M. Sosnowsky, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Mark H. M. Sosnowsky concentrates his practice on complex litigation in federal and state courts, with a focus on white collar criminal defense, corporate investigations, health care fraud...
202-354-1327
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John Stoddard, Business attorney, Drinker Biddle
Partner
John E. Stoddard III has advised businesses and their officers, directors and owners on a broad range of legal and business matters for over three decades. He assists private equity firms...
609-716-6504
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Kaitlyn E. Stone, litigation attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Kaitlyn E. Stone represents major pharmaceutical companies in products liability cases involving prescription medications in individual cases, class actions, multidistrict litigation, and...
(973) 549-7014
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Stephen Stroup, Securities Attorney, Drinker Biddle
Counsel
Stephen G. Stroup has substantial experience in securities and corporate governance litigation, white collar criminal defense and corporate investigations, and complex business disputes,...
215-988-2547
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David Sudzus, Products liability lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
David B. Sudzus advises clients on products liability, mass tort, pharmaceutical, medical device and asbestos litigation, class actions and e-discovery matters. He serves as a vice chair of...
312-569-1498
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T.J. Sullivan, Tax lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
T. J. Sullivan advises tax-exempt organizations on complex regulatory and business issues. He is widely acclaimed by peers as outstanding in matters related to tax-exempt entities including...
202-230-5157
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Douglass Swill, Healthcare lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Douglas B. Swill is the chair of the Health Care Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. His practice is concentrated in the representation of health systems,...
312-59-1270
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David Wolfe, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago, Tax Law Attorney
Of Counsel
David L. Wolfe represents clients in a full spectrum of industries with an emphasis on tax-exempt organizations. His broad-based practice includes tax-qualified plans and executive...
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 Kelsey Wong Drinker Biddle labor and Employment, Wage and Hour Class Actions, California HR, Counseling and Compliance Training, Employment Litigation
Associate
Kelsey K. Wong represents employers in employment-related disputes including class actions, discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, and wage and hour matters. In...
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David Woolf, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Philadelphia, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Partner
David J. Woolf assists clients in a range of labor and employment-related matters, including employment litigation, non-competition and other restrictive covenant-related issues and union/...
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William Wright, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Floorham Park, Data Management and Litigation Attorney
Senior Attorney
William A. Wright assists clients with complex business disputes, consumer class actions, and emerging e-discovery and data management issues. Bill’s litigation experience includes a broad...
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