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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | July 2024
New York, USA

Patterson Belknap has been ranked #4 in The American Lawyer’s 2024 Pro Bono Scorecard. These rankings assess pro bono efforts among Am Law 200 firms and are based on both the average number of pro bono hours per attorney and the percentage of attorneys performing 20 or more pro bono hours in 2023. This important ranking coincides with the firm achieving 20 consecutive years of 100% attorney participation in pro bono ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | June 2024
New York, USA

Patterson Belknap recently filed two amicus curiae briefs on behalf of the New York Council of Defense Lawyers (NYCDL): On April 3, 2024, the firm, along with co-counsel Christine H. Chung and Noam Biale of Sher Tremonte LLP, filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States in Colin Montague v. United States on behalf of NYCDL. The brief argued that the Supreme Court should grant Montague’s petition for a writ of certiorari to reverse a decision by the U.S ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | June 2024
New York, USA

On June 13, 2024, Patterson Belknap attorneys, along with pro bono partner Mobilization for Justice, filed a disability discrimination lawsuit in the Southern District of New York on behalf of the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) against the owners and operators of multiple Adult Care Facilities (ACFs) that provide housing and services to New Yorkers with disabilities. The lawsuit accuses Defendants of discrimination against prospective residents who use wheelchairs ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | June 2024
New York, USA

The 2024 Edition of The Legal 500 United States has once again ranked Patterson Belknap as a top-tier firm for Advertising and Marketing: Litigation and Tax: Not-for-Profit (Fortune 1000 Private Foundations, National Trade Associations, and Charities) ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | June 2024
New York, USA

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce that twenty of attorneys and six of our practice areas have been recognized in the newly released Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2024. Chambers is a leading legal data and analytics provider, highlighting the top lawyers and law firms across the USA ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | May 2024
New York, USA

On May 28, 2024, Patterson Belknap obtained a significant victory on behalf of our clients, the American Federation of Teachers – New Hampshire, as well as several educators, in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire. The firm represented the AFT-NH in a case challenging the constitutionality of the state's so-called 'divisive concept' law, which banned certain concepts related to race and gender from being taught in classrooms ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | May 2024
New York, USA

On May 21, 2024, Patterson Belknap Partner Muhammad U. Faridi was elected as the 71st president of the New York City Bar Association. Mr. Faridi is the youngest person and first-ever Muslim American to serve in this role. Mr. Faridi is a Partner in the litigation department of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler. He focuses his practice on complex commercial actions involving claims relating to breaches of contract and commercial torts ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | April 2024
New York, USA

On February 28, 2024, Patterson Belknap successfully secured a dismissal in an employment discrimination and retaliation suit on behalf of their client Universal Remote Control, Inc., a large home automation company, and two individual defendants. After a day-long cross-examination, the plaintiff agreed to dismiss all of her claims against the company and the individual defendants represented by the firm ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | March 2024
New York, USA

On February 26, 2024, Patterson Belknap obtained a significant victory on behalf of our clients, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) subsidiaries Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Janssen Pharmaceutica NV (Janssen), in a Hatch-Waxman patent infringement litigation regarding drug maker Tolmar’s proposed generic versions of Janssen’s blockbuster long-acting-injectable antipsychotic drug Invega Sustenna®. Following an October 2023 trial, the U.S ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | January 2024
New York, USA

The firm has defeated an appeal of a decision in favor of our client, Janssen Biotech, Inc., entered by an arbitral tribunal last year.  In that arbitration, Genmab A/S demanded milestone payments and an extended royalty term with respect to the subcutaneous formulation of daratumumab (marketed as DARZALEX FASPRO in the United States) under the relevant license agreement between Genmab and Janssen ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | January 2024
New York, USA

Patterson Belknap has been shortlisted for Benchmark Litigation’s 2024 U.S. Awards for the New York category. According to Benchmark, these annual awards “recognize the country’s most distinguished litigators and firms for their exemplary work over the past 12 months ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | January 2024
New York, USA

Cleary becomes seventh former federal prosecutor to join firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Team Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its White Collar Defense and Investigations practice with the arrival of Robert (“Bob”) Cleary, a distinguished practitioner and former federal prosecutor. Having served as the U.S. Attorney both in the District of New Jersey and in the Southern District of Illinois, Mr ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | December 2023
New York, USA

On Tuesday, December 19, Patterson Belknap Litigation Partner Harry Sandick was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. Founded in 1923, the ALI was established to address uncertainty and complexity in American law that had produced a "general dissatisfaction with the administration of justice ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | December 2023
New York, USA

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce that, effective January 1, 2024, Susan M. Vignola and Justin Zaremby will become partners of the firm, and Sara A. Arrow, J. Jay Cho, Zhiqiang Liu, Tara J. Norris, Ryan J. Sheehan, and Christopher Wilds will become counsel. Susan M ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | December 2023
New York, USA

On Monday, December 11, Partner Geoffrey Potter was featured in a CNBC news story about pharmaceutical companies' efforts to identify and fight hundreds of millions of dollars of counterfeit prescription drugs being sold in U.S. pharmacies. "Geoffrey Potter, a partner with the New York City-based law firm Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, represents both Gilead and Johnson & Johnson ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | December 2023
New York, USA

On December 6, 2023, the New York City Bar Association announced that Patterson Belknap partner, Muhammad U. Faridi, has been nominated as its next president. If elected, Mr. Faridi will be the youngest person and first-ever Muslim American to serve as president of the New York City Bar Association.   Mr. Faridi is a partner in the litigation department of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | October 2023
New York, USA

On Thursday, October 19, 2023, the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA), in a ceremony in the rotunda of the New York County Surrogate’s Court, recognized four Patterson Belknap attorneys for their achievements in connection with their pro bono representations. Nadav Ben Zur was recognized for his pro bono service as part of NYCLA’s Social Security SDNY Project ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | October 2023
New York, USA

Patterson Belknap has again been ranked as a leading law firm by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC's Benchmark Litigation in the top category, “Highly Recommended,” for New York Dispute Resolution, National General Commercial, and National Antitrust ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | September 2023
New York, USA

On Tuesday, September 26, 2023, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, oral arguments began in the trial of Common Cause Florida et al v. Byrd, a case challenging Florida’s gerrymandered congressional map. The plaintiffs argue Governor Ron DeSantis pressured state lawmakers to approve voting districts that prevent North Florida’s Black voters from having the opportunity to elect the candidate of their choice ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | September 2023
New York, USA

On Tuesday September 12, Patterson Belknap Partner Bill Cavanaugh delivered the opening statement on behalf of a coalition of the Attorney Generals from 38 states and other jurisdictions in the trial of a historic monopoly antitrust lawsuit against Google involving its search engine.  Bill was appointed by the Attorney Generals of Colorado and Nebraska, the lead plaintiffs in the states' case, to serve as lead trial counsel ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | September 2023
New York, USA

On September 8, 2023, New York Governor Kathy Hochul granted executive clemency to and commuted the sentence of the firm’s pro bono client, David Herion. Patterson Belknap has a proud history of handling clemency petitions for deserving clients who have made strong efforts to turn their lives around while incarcerated.  On September 8, 2023, the Governor commuted the sentence of Patterson Belknap pro bono client, David Herion ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | August 2023
New York, USA

We are deeply saddened at the passing of our dear friend and Patterson Belknap colleague, Robert M. Pennoyer, on August 13, 2023.  He was a leader of the firm in every way, and he was indefatigable in his service to the firm’s clients and to our community.  Bob was born on April 9, 1925, in the house of his grandfather J.P. Morgan on Madison Avenue. His commitment to service was instilled from a young age ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | August 2023
New York, USA

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler is pleased to announce the publication of the latest edition of the New York Commercial Division Practice Guide. As with previous editions, the guide is organized into various chapters containing useful information about litigating in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court, the “premier forum” for litigating commercial cases ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | August 2023
New York, USA

Patterson Belknap has once again been included on The American Lawyer’s “A-List” of 20 leading law firms in the United States. The 2023 A-List is based on five criteria: pro bono performance, associate satisfaction, diversity of lawyers, percentage of women equity partners, and financial performance ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | July 2023
New York, USA

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized by Chambers High Net Worth 2023 in the following practice areas: Art and Cultural Property Law – USA Private Wealth Law – New York Chambers rankings are based on extensive research and interviews with peers and clients around the country ...

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