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Because of our background with diverse industries and abundant intellectual capital, we have attracted world-class clients who rely on us to manage their most challenging legal matters.

A&P – representation in connection with multiple acquisitions of retail grocery operations, including Pathmark

Affinion – defense of multiple indemnification claims exceeding $100M

Airbus – representation in ICC arbitration alleging breach of contract by a major customer

Alliance of Artists & Recording Companies – lead counsel in pending class action against General Motors, et al. alleging violations of the Audio Home Recording Act of 1992

AlloSource – biotech patent counseling

Alvogen – defense of multiple pharmaceutical patent cases

Ball – global lead on $6.7 billion acquisition of Rexam; representation in connection with $577 million acquisition of Anheuser Busch’s InBev can-making facilities

BellSouth – representation in $67 billion purchase by AT&T; previous representation in connection with $41 billion purchase of AT&T Wireless by Cingular

Bemis – representation in $1.2 billion acquisition of packaging assets from Rio Tinto

Bloomberg LP – representation in connection with DOJ investigation of third-party merger

Brown & Brown – defense of investigation and litigation brought by the State of Connecticut

Chubb/ACE – defense of claims brought by foreign receiver

Dell – global lead on $67 billion acquisition of EMC (largest tech deal in history)

Ecolab – representation in connection with its $2.2 billion acquisition of Champion Technologies

Endo – defense of multiple patent actions

FILA – defense of multiple patent actions

Google – defense of FTC’s standard-essential-patent and other investigations; representation in connection with $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Holdings; representation in connection with $700 million acquisition of ITA software

The Hartford – defense of $300 million class action jury trial

Hetero – defense of multiple patent infringement actions and FDA counseling

Hexcel – litigation of carbon fiber cartel claims

Hubbell – trade secret litigation

Independence Blue Cross – defense of antitrust claims

INEOS – litigation and arbitration of major contract disputes involving long-term supply contracts in the chemical industry

Interactive Data Corporation – representation in its $5.2 billion acquisition by Intercontinental Exchange

Johnson & Johnson/Depuy Synthes – patent litigation involving medical devices

MacAndrew & Forbes – antitrust counseling in connection with multiple transactions

Mayne – patent litigation

McKesson – representation in transaction with Change Healthcare to form $3.4 billion health care IT company

New York Community Bank – litigation in numerous commercial matters

Nishikawa – defense of automotive parts multi-district class action

Oak Hill Advisors – assisted investor in litigation-based strategy to maximize value of RMBS

Oil for Food – defense of Robinson-Patman claims brought against Secalt

Omnicare – antitrust litigation involving Section 1 conspiracy allegations; representation in acquisition of NeighborCare

Par Pharmaceutical – defense of multiple patent actions and FDA counseling

Polpharma – biotech counseling and representation in multiple patent matters, including IPRs before the PTO

Red Hat – representation before DOJ regarding patent acquisitions by Linux competitors

Silver Lake Partners – antitrust representation in numerous transactions

Stanley Black & Decker – litigation of multiple cases involving antitrust, patent, trade secret and trademark issues

SunGard – representation in connection with sale of SunGard Higher Education; representation in purchase of Comdisco assets, including successful defense of DOJ court challenge

Syncora – litigation involving residential mortgage backed securities resulting in $375 million settlement from Bank of America

Take-Two – representation in connection with FTC investigation of hostile takeover

Teva/Actavis – litigation of dozens of cases involving patent, FDA and trademark issues, including multiple trials and successful defense of multi-billion dollar jury trial

Thermo Fisher – global lead on $13.2 billion acquisition of Life Technologies and multiple other transactions

TIAA-CREF – arbitration of contract dispute

Tomkins – defense of EU cartel investigation

Travelers – defense of class action litigation

Trumpf – patent counseling involving laser technology

Tyler Technologies – representation in its $670 million acquisition of New World Systems

Tyson Foods – representation in connection with sale of assets to George’s, including defense of DOJ court challenge

UBS – defense of securities litigation

Unilever – defense of patent cases

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) – lead defense counsel in federal antitrust case and on hospital acquisitions

Zuffa – representation in connection with acquisition of mixed martial arts competitor

Zydus – patent litigation