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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP  

Legal Services | New York, USA

www.pbwt.com
tel: 212 336 2000 | fax: 212 336 2222
1133 Avenue of the Americas | New York | New York | 10036-6710 | USA


Offices

New York, New York

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP's Overview

Founded in 1919, Patterson Belknap is a law firm of over 200 lawyers committed to providing high quality legal advice and service to clients and to maintaining a congenial and diverse workplace. We make our clients' business issues our own. At the same time, we care about our attorneys, our staff and the community we are privileged to serve. As a result of our performance and our values, the firm was included on The American Lawyer's 2015 "A-List" of 20 leading law firms in the United States.

Patterson Belknap delivers a full range of services across more than 20 practice groups in both litigation and commercial law. Our practice groups and attorneys are regularly ranked among the leaders in New York and nationally by the most respected industry guides, based on client and peer reviews. Clients include a diverse group of institutions and individuals: from pharmaceutical and medical device companies to major media and publishing empires; from consumer products companies to financial institutions; from fine art museums to famous entertainers; from foreign companies seeking to transact business on U.S. stock exchanges to U.S. companies doing business abroad.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1919
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 211

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate
  • Art and Museum Law
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Reorganization and Creditors' Rights
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Corporate
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Employment Law
  • False Advertising
  • False Claims Act & Whistleblower Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Practice
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Transactions
  • Law Firm Defense
  • Litigation
  • Media, Entertainment and Sports
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Patent Litigation
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Private Equity
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Securities and Derivatives Litigation
  • Structured Finance Litigation
  • Tax
  • Tax-Exempt and Copyright Litigation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • White Collar Defense and Investigations
Professionals

Partners

Associates

Sara Arrow

Sara A. ArrowAssociate

Amir Badat

Amir BadatAssociate




Jacob Chefitz

Jacob ChefitzAssociate

Jay Cho

Jay J. ChoAssociate

Maryann Clemente

Maryann ClementePractice Area Associate


Gerald DeSantis

Gerald F. DeSantis, Jr.Practice Area Associate


Ian  Eppler

Ian D. EpplerAssociate


Dana Fritz

Dana B. FritzAssociate


Matthew Funk

Matthew FunkAssociate


Devon Hercher

Devon HercherAssociate


Ian Kerr

Ian C. KerrAssociate


Esther Kim

Esther KimAssociate


W. Scott Kim

W. Scott KimAssociate

Jeff Kinkle

Jeff KinkleAssociate

Ethan Kisch

Ethan KischAssociate


David Kleban

David KlebanAssociate

Tara Knapp

Tara S. KnappAssociate

Ryan Kurtz

Ryan J. KurtzAssociate


Alvin Li

Alvin LiAssociate



Greg Margolis

Greg MargolisAssociate


Andrew Meiser

Andrew MeiserAssociate

Tanvi Mirani

Tanvi MiraniAssociate

Wolete Moko

Wolete MokoAssociate




Maggie O'Neil

Maggie O'NeilAssociate

Kade Olsen

Kade N. OlsenAssociate



Deborah  Plum

Deborah PlumAssociate


Louis Russo

Louis RussoAssociate






Sofie Syed

Sofie G. SyedAssociate




Lisa Wang

Lisa WangAssociate


Matthew Weiss

Matthew WeissAssociate


Zuo (Zoey) Yi

Zuo (Zoey) YiAssociate


Counsel

Other

Becky Armady

Becky ArmadyStaff Attorney

Eric Barnosky

Eric BarnoskyStaff Attorney

Ileana Brown

Ileana BrownChief Financial Officer


Shaun Carr

Shaun L. CarrStaff Attorney

Michelle Cohen

Michelle W. CohenChief People, Diversity and Professional Development Officer

Michael Farinacci

Michael FarinacciStaff Attorney


Daniel Graf

Daniel GrafStaff Attorney

Sichan  Kim

Sichan KimLaw Clerk

Sally  King

Sally F. KingChief Operating Officer


Lance  Kodish

Lance KodishLaw Clerk

Justine Lozada

Justine LozadaStaff Attorney


Articles

FDA Releases Industry Guidance on Development and Licensure of COVID-19 Vaccines
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, July 2020

The Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued its Development and Licensure of Vaccines to Prevent COVID-19: Guidance for Industry on June 30, 2020.  This nonbinding guidance is intended to remain in effect for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency declared by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The guidance advises vaccine development and licensure following the standard trial progression but on an accelerated timeline.  Contact and communication with the agency is stressed throughout the guidance...

The U.S. Senate Passes the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, June 2020

The United States Senate passed S. 945, the “Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act” (the HFCAA), by unanimous consent on May 20, 2020. The HFCAA was first introduced in the Senate on March 28, 2019 by Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) and co-sponsored by Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). On the same day of the HFCAA’s passage in the Senate, Representative Bradley Sherman (D-CA) introduced companion legislation in the United States House of Representatives that is identical to the HFCAA...

All articles submitted by Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Press

Patterson Belknap Secures First Circuit Victory for The Hershey Company in Class Action Lawsuit
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, June 2020

Patterson Belknap scored an appellate win in a novel class action concerning the labeling of Hershey’s chocolates. The plaintiff alleged that Hershey’s product labeling violated Massachusetts consumer protection laws because it did not disclose that some cocoa may be indirectly sourced from regions in West Africa where child labor is used. The plaintiff asserted, in effect, that a manufacturer must disclose on product labeling every fact that might affect a reasonable consumer’s purchase decision—even facts unrelated to the safety or core functionality of the product...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Secures Case-Ending Win for Medical Device Manufacturer in Anti-Diversion Trademark Case
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, March 2020

On March 24, 2020, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP secured a case-ending victory for our client, a medical device manufacturer, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The defendant was sanctioned for perpetrating fraud on the court by withholding information and relevant documents in bad faith during discovery, as set forth in Judge Lois Bloom’s Report and Recommendation in May of last year. Judge Carol Bagley Amon adopted Judge Bloom’s Report and Recommendation, granting our client’s motion for sanctions and entering a default judgment against the defendants. Judge Amon also denied defendants’ request for interlocutory appeal...

All press submitted by Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Blogs

Antitrust Update
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

Antitrust Update Blog is a source of insights, information and analysis on criminal and civil antitrust and competition-related issues. Patterson Belknap’s antitrust lawyers represent clients in antitrust litigation and counseling matters, including those related to pricing, marketing,...

Bankruptcy Update Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

Patterson Belknap is pleased to announce the launch of Bankruptcy Update Blog, a source of current news and analysis of key bankruptcy cases and developments in U.S. and international matters. ? Daniel A. Lowenthal, Chair of the Firm?s Business Reorganization and Creditors? Rights Practice, leads...

Biologics Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

Biologics Blog is a source of insights, information and analysis related to biologics, including the legal developments, trends and changing regulation that impact the biotechnology industry. Patterson Belknap represents biotechnology, pharmaceutical and healthcare companies in a broad range of...

Data Security Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

DataSecurityLaw.com is the firm’s resource for the latest news, analysis, and thought leadership in the critical area of privacy and cybersecurity law. Patterson Belknap’s Privacy and Data Security practice provides public and private enterprises, their leadership teams and boards with...

Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

ExemptOrgResource.com is an online resource for information and insight on the unique legal issues impacting nonprofit organizations. The site is designed to keep the nonprofit, tax-exempt organization community up-to-date on legal developments, changing regulations and good practices.

Misbranded
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

Misbranded is Patterson Belknap’s blog covering false advertising litigation—both consumer class actions and competitor suits—with a particular focus on FDA-regulated products (foods/beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and dietary supplements).

New York Commercial Division Decisions
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

The blog is a source for insights and developments related to practice in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court. This blog reviews key developments in the Commercial Division, including important decisions handed down by the Commercial Division and appellate court...

NY Patent Decisions Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

NYPatentDecisionsBlog.com is a source for the latest patent decisions from the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. The blog is authored by Patterson Belknap’s Patent Litigation practice group, whose members are highly experienced trial attorneys with extensive...

Second Circuit Criminal Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

The Second Circuit Criminal Law Blog is your place to follow the criminal law decisions rendered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. With a rich 225-year history of legendary judges like Learned Hand and Henry Friendly, the Second Circuit has long been known for writing important...

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