Pepper Hamilton LLP and 16 lawyers are recommended in the areas of construction, product liability and white collar criminal defense in The Legal 500 United States 2016.
According to the guide, the firm’s Construction Practice Group demonstrates “great knowledge of the industry as well as risk mitigation and management expertise.” Practice group Chair Emeritus, Bruce W. Ficken, and partner Albert Bates, Jr. are named to the “Leading Lawyers” list. Chair Michael P. Subak and partners Raymond L. DeLuca, Ralph A. Finizio, Ted R. Gropman, Marion T. Hack, James D. Hollyday and Ira M. Schulman also are recommended.
Pepper’s Health Effects Litigation Practice Group is recommended in the Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices category. Practice group chair Sean P. Fahey and partners Nina M. Gussack and Andrew E. Kantra are recommended for defending “major players” in the industry nationwide.
The firm’s White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group, along with chair Thomas M. Gallagher and partners Martin S. Bloor, Jeremy D. Frey and Michael A. Schwartz, are recommended in the White-Collar Criminal Defense category. The guide notes that the group is “best known for its work in the health care and defense sectors.”
Now in its 10th year, The Legal 500 series provides comprehensive worldwide coverage on legal services providers in more than 100 countries. Rankings are based on research involving feedback from clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and other information compiled by a team of researchers.