Pepper Hamilton and 14 lawyers are recommended in the areas of construction, corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense, government contracts, and product liability in The Legal 500 United States 2017.
According to the guide, the firm’s Construction Practice Group “is renowned for its litigation expertise.” Partner Albert Bates, Jr. has again been named a “Leading Lawyer” and practice chair Michael P. Subak and partners Ralph A. Finizio and Sean P. McNally also are recommended.
The firm’s White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group, chair Michael A. Schwartz and partners Martin S. Bloor and Thomas M. Gallagher are recommended in the White-Collar Criminal Defense category.
Pepper’s Government Contracts Practice Group is recognized for its “niche expertise” and co-chairs Hilary S. Cairnie and Michael A. Hordell, along with partners Kelley P. Doran and G. Matthew Koehl, are recommended.
The firm and partners Sean P. Fahey, Nina M. Gussack and Andrew E. Kantra are recommended in the area of Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Defense for serving “as lead counsel to a number of major pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers.”
Now in its 11th 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.