Pepper Hamilton and 12 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 2018.
Pepper Hamilton is recommended as a Top-Tier Firm in the area of Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Defense. Partners Rachael M. Bushey, Sean P. Fahey, Nina M. Gussack, Andrew E. Kantra and Deborah L. Spranger are recommended in the category of for serving as national counsel to a number of major pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers.
According to the guide, the firm’s Construction Practice Group “stands out for its contractor client base.” Albert Bates, Jr. has again been named a “Leading Lawyer” and practice chair Michael P. Subak and partner Ralph A. Finizio also are recommended.
Pepper’s Government Contracts Practice Group is recognized for its “niche expertise” and practice chair Hilary S. Cairnie is recommended.
The firm’s White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group, chair Michael A. Schwartz, and partners Thomas M. Gallagher and Richard J. Zack are recommended in the White-Collar Criminal Defense category.
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.