Whitney R. Redding is an associate with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Ms. Redding concentrates her practice in commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on domestic and international arbitration, appellate work, and complex breach of contract litigation. She has provided successful representation to Fortune 500 companies, midsize companies, and national and international clients.
Ms. Redding’s arbitration experience includes:
Ms. Redding’s recent general commercial litigation experience includes:
- obtained a complete defense award, and prevailed in part on counterclaims, in a seven-day JAMS arbitration between a U.K. pharmaceutical manufacturer and its licensee regarding the interpretation of the license agreement
- represented a major medical device company in an eight-day AAA arbitration involving a multimillion dollar indemnification claim
- currently prosecuting an LCIA international arbitration involving a real estate joint venture.
Ms. Redding’s appellate experience includes:
- obtained summary disposition of a multimillion dollar breach of warranty and product liability case on behalf of a valve manufacturer
- obtained favorable settlement on behalf of a private equity fund manager in a fee dispute with a global placement agent
- obtained favorable settlement on behalf of a security and fire protection company in a case involving breach of a software license agreement
- currently represent two Capper-Volstead cooperatives in a series of putative class actions alleging an industry-wide supply restriction scheme to fix the prices of eggs and egg products sold in the United States during an eight-year period.
Ms. Redding also has an active pro bono practice. She is a member of the firm’s pro bono Fighting Contractor Fraud practice group, which partners with the SeniorLAW Center to represent low income seniors victimized by home improvement fraud. Ms. Redding recently obtained the full amount of repair damages for a senior after an eighteen-month collection process.
- successfully defended on behalf of a major dialysis provider an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit challenging the confirmation of an arbitration award
- successfully defended an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on behalf of an employer in a breach of contract case involving the interpretation of a consulting agreement
- won appeal in Michigan Court of Appeals affirming summary disposition of breach of warranty and product liability case on behalf of a valve manufacturer.
Ms. Redding’s publications include: “Hall Street Associates, L.L.C. v. Mattel, Inc.: How the Supreme Court Balanced Arbitral Efficiency and Parties’ Intent,” 83 Tul. L. Rev. 1497 (2009).
Ms. Redding is a member of the Pennsylvania bar and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.