February 27, 2020

Faegre Drinker


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Faegre Drinker is a firm designed for clients, providing exceptional transactional, regulatory and litigation services to organizations ranging from emerging enterprises to multinational companies. With more than 1,300 attorneys, consultants and professionals in 22 locations across the United States, in the United Kingdom and in China, Faegre Drinker is one of the nation’s top 50 law firms. Faegre Drinker Consulting and The District Policy Group, the firm’s advisory and advocacy divisions based in Washington, D.C., provide federal public policy, lobbying and government relations services to key sectors of the economy. Additional ancillary businesses include Tritura, a technology services company that helps organizations generate value from their information, and Innovative Health Strategies, which helps hospitals save money and improve quality of services through competitively sourcing purchased services, information technology acquisition, dialysis and group purchasing arrangements.

Contributing authors from Faegre Drinker:

Iman Boundaoui, Attorney, Chicago, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Iman Boundaoui is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Iman has experience assisting attorneys with various client matters and drafting motions and other legal memorandums...
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Jennifer R. Breur, Attorney, Drinker Biddle, Healthcare Lawyer
Partner
Jennifer R. Breuer represents health care providers and suppliers in transactional, compliance and regulatory matters, with a focus on Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance for...
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Daniel E. Brewer, Attorney, Drinker Biddle, Philadelphia, Commercial Litigation
Associate
Daniel E. Brewer has experience in a variety of complex commercial matters, including consumer class actions, complex business disputes, products liability, shareholder derivative actions...
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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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Emmanuel L. Brown Associate Philadelphia Litigation Product Liability Mass Tort
Associate
Emmanuel L. Brown represents a range of clients involved in litigation. He assists at various stages of legal proceedings and trial preparation, including legal research, writing motions,...
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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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Elizabeth C. Christen, Product liability lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Elizabeth Christen focuses her practice on product liability, mass tort, commercial and professional negligence matters, concentrating on the defense of pharmaceutical, medical device and...
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Josephine Cicchetti Partner Drinker Biddle DC Corporate and Securities, Insurance, Privacy and Cybersecurity, Emerging Securities
Partner
Josephine Cicchetti is a corporate and securities lawyer who works extensively within the insurance industry. In addition, for the past several years, Jo’s focus has included emerging...
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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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E. Meaghan Clayton Labor & employment Litigation Attorney Feagre Drinker Law Firm Minneapolis
Associate
Meaghan Clayton defends employers in both state and federal court litigation. She also advises clients on employment best practices by reviewing and drafting agreements and policies....
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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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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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Ingrid Bente Hopkinson, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Insurance and Annuity Attorney
Associate
Ingrid Bente Hopkinson represents insurance and annuity companies as the owners or issuers of annuities in cases where factoring companies purchase structured settlement annuity payment...
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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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Sari M. Long Immigration Attorney Faegre Drinker Law Firm
Associate
Sari Long helps clients who are crossing borders with immigration, I-9 compliance and worksite enforcement issues. She advises on U.S. employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and...
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Stephen Long, Litigation lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Partner
Stephen R. Long is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in the litigation, trial, arbitration and mediation of complex commercial cases, employment disputes and the defense of...
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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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Abigail M. Luhn Litigation Attorney at Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Associate
Abigail M. Luhn supports the firm’s Products Liability & Mass Tort group at various stages of the litigation practice, drafting legal memoranda and motions, among other assignments....
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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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Alexa Miller, Labor and employment attorney, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Alexa E. Miller represents clients in a variety of employment-related disputes including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour compliance, disability management...
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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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Kenneth A. Murphy Litigation Lawyer Drinker Biddle
Partner
Kenneth A. Murphy is an experienced trial lawyer adept at handling complex civil matters. He has nearly 30 years of experience defending product liability and other tort claims, including...
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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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Brianna Silverstein, Patent Lawyer, Drinker Biddle
Associate
Brianna Forbes Silverstein participates in all areas of patent litigation, including pre-filing investigation, drafting initial pleadings, drafting and responding to written discovery,...
202-230-5136
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Mollie Sitkowski, Drinker Biddle Law Firm, Chicago, Trade Law Attorney
Associate
Mollie D. Sitkowski assists clients in ensuring their internal processes meet Customs' "reasonable care" standard. She assists clients with various aspects of trade law, including valuation...
312-569-1502
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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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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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Scott W. Wright Immigration Attorney Faegre Drinker Law Firm Minneapolis
Partner
With 30 years of experience in business immigration law, Scott Wright is recognized nationally for his expertise on I-9 and immigration compliance matters. Scott also counsels on...
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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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Richard A. Wulff Patent Attorney Drinker Biddle Law Firm
Associate
Richard A. Wulff is a technologist and a lawyer who has spent his legal career in-house as well as in law firms. He represents clients in both transactional and litigation matters,...
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