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      Local litigation firms                   Local litigation stars                                  Steven Klein
                                                                                                       Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard
                                                                                                       Commercial Litigation
      Highly recommended                       James Altieri
                                               Drinker Biddle & Reath                                  Alan Kraus
      Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard      Commercial Litigation                                   Latham & Watkins
                                                                                                       Products Liability, Securities
      Day Pitney                               Joseph Buckley
                                               Sills Cummis & Gross                                    Gerald Krovatin
      Dechert                                  Commercial Litigation                                   Krovatin Klingeman
                                                                                                       White-Collar Crime
      Drinker Biddle & Reath                   Thomas Campion
                                               Drinker Biddle & Reath                                  Dennis LaFiura
      Gibbons                                  Products Liability                                      Day Pitney
                                                                                                       Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation,
      Lowenstein Sandler                       Glenn Clark                                             Securities
                                               Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
      McCarter & English
                                               Appellate, Insurance, Intellectual Property             Joseph LaSala
                                                                                                       McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter
      Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
                                               Clive Cummis                                            Commercial Litigation, Securities
                                               Sills Cummis & Gross
      Sills Cummis & Gross
                                               Appellate, Commercial Litigation                        Leo Leyva
                                                                                                       Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard
                                               Douglas Eakeley                                         Appellate, Bankruptcy, Commercial Litigation
      Recommended                              Lowenstein Sandler
                                               Antitrust, Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Products   Gerald Liloia
      Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis             Liability, Securities                                   Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
                                                                                                       Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual
      Greenberg Traurig                        John Flaherty                                           Property
                                               McCarter & English
      Krovatin Klingeman                       Intellectual Property                                   Lawrence Lustberg
                                                                                                       Gibbons
      Latham & Watkins                         John Gibbons                                            Appellate, General Criminal Litigation
                                               Gibbons
      McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter     Commercial Litigation                                   Anthony Marchetta
                                                                                                       Day Pitney
      Porzio Bromberg & Newman                 Jeffrey Greenbaum                                       Antitrust, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Products
                                               Sills Cummis & Gross                                    Liability
      Saul Ewing                               Commercial Litigation
                                                                                                       David McLean
      Walder Hayden & Brogan                   Michael Griffinger                                      Latham & Watkins
                                               Gibbons                                                 Insurance, Intellectual Property, Securities, White-
                                               Commercial Litigation                                   Collar Crime

                                               Michael Gugig                                           Michael Meisel
                                               Saul Ewing                                              Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard
                                               Commercial Litigation, Insurance                        Commercial Litigation

                                               Benjamin Haglund                                        James Mulvaney
                                               Day Pitney                                              McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter
                                               Commercial Litigation, Products Liability               Construction Litigation

                                               Lauren Handler                                          Anne Patterson
                                               Porzio Bromberg & Newman                                Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
                                               Products Liability                                      Products Liability

                                               David Harris                                            Michael Quinn
                                               Lowenstein Sandler                                      Gibbons
                                               Antitrust, Appellate, Commercial Litigation,            Antitrust, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual
                                               Intellectual Property                                   Property

                                               Joseph Hayden                                           Gregory Reilly
                                               Walder Hayden & Brogan                                  Lowenstein Sandler
                                               General Criminal Litigation                             Securities

                                               Shawn Kelly                                             John Ridley
                                               Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti                  Drinker Biddle & Reath
                                               Commercial Litigation, Insurance                        Employment


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Lawrence Rolnick
Lowenstein Sandler
                                                        Future stars
Securities
                                                        Robert Brady
Robert Rose                                             Gibbons
Day Pitney
Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Insurance,            Gregory Horowitz
Products Liability                                      McCarter & English

Ezra Rosenberg                                          James Kim
Dechert                                                 Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard
Appellate, Products Liability
                                                        Khaled Klele
Gita Rothschild                                         Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
McCarter & English
Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Products Liability    Arnold Natali
                                                        McCarter & English
Paul Rowe
Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis                            Elliot Ostrove
Commercial Litigation                                   Day Pitney

Philip Sellinger                                        Adam Sklar
Greenberg Traurig                                       Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard
Commercial Litigation, Insurance
                                                        John Sullivan
Diane Sullivan                                          Dechert
Dechert
Commercial Litigation, Products Liability               Susan Usatine
                                                        Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard
Anthony Sylvester
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti                  Warren Usatine
Securities                                              Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard

Sharon Umhoefer
Gibbons
Products Liability

Kenneth Van Deventer
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
Antitrust, Appellate, Commercial Litigation,
Insurance, Intellectual Property, Products Liability,
Securities

Justin Walder
Walder Hayden & Brogan
General Criminal Litigation

Julian Wells
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
Securities




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      New Jersey                                                                                             “very hip, very intellectual, with a keen grasp
                                                                                                             of the complicated science involved in
                                                                                                             pharmaceutical and chemical cases.”
                                                                                                             Sullivan, meanwhile, is on the shortlist
                                                                                                             among many products liability peers, and in
      New Jersey’s geographic situation between the corporate litigation hotbeds of                          April 2011, she led a Dechert trial team in
      New York and Delaware might seem a competitive disadvantage but this is not                            obtaining a favorable verdict for Philip
                                                                                                             Morris when a St. Louis jury found that
      the case. Not only is the state home to some of the world’s largest pharmaceuti-                       ordinary cigarettes are not negligently
      cal and chemical companies, but it also acts as a ready and willing recipient of                       designed or defective, and that Philip Morris
      the overspill from the aforementioned adjacent markets who are saturated with                          and other tobacco companies are not liable
      work. Additionally, trying cases in New Jersey courts is seen as less expensive,                       for costs incurred by Missouri hospitals for
      better managed and more expedient than doing so in New York courts. The New                            treating smokers. A competitor offers, “One
                                                                                                             is tempted to make a bad pun about
      Jersey court system moves the cases through more swiftly, with a cycle of                              Sullivan’s ‘smoking’ trial abilities, but humor
      motions every two weeks, providing more certainty regarding the outcome.                               aside, she really is a formidable and
                                                                                                             extremely effective advocate.” Sullivan and
      Highly recommended firms                            Day Pitney                                         Rosenberg are also held in high regard for
                                                          Day Pitney was formed in 2007 as a result of       their pharmaceutical litigation capabilities.
      Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard                 a merger between Day Berry & Howard and
      Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard                 Pitney Hardin. The firm now employs                Drinker Biddle & Reath
      serves clients throughout the mid-Atlantic          roughly 375 attorneys in nine offices across       Formed over 160 years ago in Philadelphia,
      region through its main office in Hackensack,       five states reaching from Massachusetts to         Drinker Biddle & Reath now houses 700
      New Jersey, as well as offices in New York,         Washington DC. While the firm’s most               lawyers in 13 offices across seven states and
      Delaware, Maryland, and Texas, and the firm         widespread presence is in Connecticut, its         Washington DC. In the firm’s New Jersey
      has carved itself somewhat of a niche in            New Jersey outpost, based in Parsippany, is        offices in Florham Park and Princeton,
      commercial disputes and restructuring               gaining prominence among New Jersey                Drinker Biddle counts Garden State
      litigation. The firm enjoys its sophomore year      litigators.                                        mainstays like Gerber Products and Merck
      of highly recommended status, buoyed by                The firm logged a sizeable appellate win        among its impressive list of clients. One client
      peer acknowledgement as well as client              when it successfully represented Amboy             offers, “I’ve had very frustrating relationships
      support. One client enthuses, “They have a          Bancorporation in a legal malpractice case         with other firms that just didn’t get us, but
      terrific and experienced bench of attorneys         before the US Court of Appeals for the Third       Drinker just clicked with us immediately.
      that are used seamlessly to maximize                Circuit. At issue in was whether                   They get it.”
      efficiency. They are aggressive, but always         misrepresentations in a proxy statement               James Altieri is a senior litigation partner
      maintain perspective and without question,          drafted by the law firm, Jenkens & Gilchrist,      at Drinker Biddle and chair of the firm’s
      they constantly re-evaluate strategy to ensure      and a valuation firm, The Bank Advisory            nationally recognized insurance coverage
      that the client’s needs are met.” Cole Schotz       Group, could be regarded as the proximate          practice. His practice involves litigating
      recently scored a significant victory on behalf     cause of the damages incurred by Amboy,            complex commercial cases in courts
      of Safeco Insurance in litigation against the       arising from a successful minority                 throughout the county on behalf of clients in
      surety involving a $1 million construction          shareholder action against it. In April 2011,      the      financial     services,     insurance,
      subcontract agreement, set for a December           the Third Circuit found that a jury could          pharmaceutical,        entertainment,       and
      2010 trial date. Firm lawyers successfully          conclude the misrepresentations in the proxy       consumer products industries. Peers call him
      forced the plaintiff into a settlement for less     statement may be considered the proximate          “a very fine lawyer and a top litigator in New
      than 25% of its overall claim.                      cause of Amboy’s damages. Benjamin                 Jersey.” Thomas Campion focuses on civil
         While name partner and former local              Haglund practices in the areas of product          litigation, including professional liability
      litigation star Morrill Cole has now officially     liability disputes, shareholder/investor suits,    claims, particularly on behalf of law firms,
      retired, the firm’s litigation team is buttressed   and commercial disputes. A peer calls him          and products liability claims. Campion’s
      by several layers of litigation talent in Cole’s    “patient, thorough and likable.”                   plum client is Johnson & Johnson, for whom
      stead, at the senior and next-generation                                                               he is handling several ongoing high-stakes
      levels. Representing the former, litigation         Dechert                                            products liability matters concerning the anti-
      department co-chair Steven Klein focuses his        Headquartered in Philadelphia, Dechert             psychotic drug Risperdal, as well as the
      practice in the areas of Chancery and real          maintains a formidable international               Prepulsid drug, which is marketed in Canada.
      estate litigation for private and public            presence with 21 offices throughout the US         John Ridley is also tipped for his acumen in
      companies and in significant arbitration            and Europe, including an office in Los             employment litigation, with one peer
      matters. Commercial and bankruptcy star             Angeles, which opened in April 2011. The           confiding, “When we get sued, we call him.”
      Leo Leyva is heralded by clients as “a unique       firm’s Princeton office receives accolades
      attorney, who possesses a keen business sense       from peers, who refer to Dechert’s New             Gibbons PC
      along with best-in-class legal expertise.”          Jersey litigators as “a solid and intense          Newark-based Gibbons is respected by peers
      Representing the firm’s blossoming younger          group.” Satisfied clients also cheer the firm as   as a “long-standing classic New Jersey firm.”
      talent base, Warren Usatine is cheered by           being “one of the best products liability/mass     Practice areas at the firm are divided up into
      clients for being “awesome in bankruptcy, on        tort firms in the country. They also try cases     four major groups: commercial litigation, the
      the verge of the big leagues for sure,” and         and don’t shirk at going to court. They get        largest group, which includes construction,
      commercial future star Adam Sklar is called         the science and the law.”                          insurance, and intellectual property; the
      “a titan when it comes to litigation. His skills       The firm’s prominence in New Jersey rests       employment group, which is the busiest
      on discovery and depositions are excellent.”        largely upon the reputations of celebrated         group; the products liability group; and the
                                                          products liability “guru” Ezra Rosenberg and       white-collar group. The firm prides itself on
                                                          Diane Sullivan, both of whom are                   its finesse in handling a substantial amount of
                                                          namechecked consistently by products               smaller and more “mundane” cases that
                                                          liability peers. Rosenberg has been called         larger firms might overlook, as opposed to

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simply chasing the “bet-the-company” cases       McCarter & English                                   Insurance litigator Shawn Kelly is also “very
and neglecting the needs of clients requiring    McCarter & English currently houses over             well known and very well thought of” in the
quality litigators without resorting to more     400 lawyers throughout offices in New                community.
sprawling and expensive firms.                   Jersey, Boston, Hartford and Stamford in
   Brian McMahon is lead counsel                 Connecticut, New York, Philadelphia, and             Sills Cummis & Gross
representing Advance Realty Group,               Wilmington. Partners in New Jersey’s                 Sills Cummis & Gross continues to see its
Rothschild Realty Managers, and numerous         Newark office practice intellectual property,        reputation soar in the eyes of clients, one of
other related individuals and organizations in   securities and insurance law, but the products       whom raves, “They were selected by us based
litigation pending in Delaware Chancery          liability group is this office’s greatest            on the very high quality of their work and
Court, in which the plaintiffs are equity        strength. Peers rate them as “a strong group         expertise in a number of practice areas.” The
interest holders of Advance who have             for products liability and mass tort                 firm is also not hurting for peer accolades,
asserted several breach of fiduciary duty and    litigation.” The firm continues to grow, and         with one weighing in, “They have some very
related     conspiracy    claims    regarding    in July 2009 added Jamieson Karson to its            fine litigators.” The firm has offices in
Advance’s efforts over several years to raise    New York office as special counsel in the            Newark and Princeton, as well as a satellite
capital in order to retire the company’s         corporate,      securities,   and     financial      office in New York. Notable clients include
preferred debt and ultimately to convert the     institutions practice group. John “Jack”             Kid Brands, formerly known as Russ Berrie,
debt into a controlling equity interest in the   Flaherty represents defendants in all types of       who the firm has represented for 20 years.
company through a restructuring/conversion       tort cases arising from accidents, product              Joseph Buckley serves as lead counsel to
agreement. McMahon successfully had these        defects, medical devices and pharmaceutical          major national banks and their subsidiaries in
claims dismissed. Michael Griffinger is          products, chemical exposures and industrial          the defense of putative class-action lawsuits
involved in numerous matters concerning          processes and building products. He has              in state and federal courts in New Jersey and
pharmaceutical entities, and peers state,        recently been involved in a notable amount of        elsewhere. Buckley led a team that
“Michael has all the tools that make you a       cases concerning breast implants. A peer             represented Knowledgent Group and several
great litigator. The way he equips himself       enthuses, “I think very highly of him, he’s a        principals in an action in which the plaintiff
helps, he can fight hard, but will settle when   terrific litigator and an honest and good            claimed, among other things, that one of the
he needs to.” One of his many current            person that you could trust a lot.”                  principals, a former employee of the plaintiff,
appointments includes representing Hoff-                                                              converted confidential company information
mann-La Roche in its defense against an          Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti               and was subject to and violated a one-year
ongoing putative class action alleging claims    Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti               post-employment non-competition provision
of overcharging customers with regard to         serves the northern and central portions of          by working for Knowledgent, and breached
average wholesale pricing of drugs. Peers also   New Jersey with offices in its home base of          additional       one-year      non-solicitation
call Lawrence Lustberg “very much a go-to        Morristown as well as Trenton, and it has            obligations. A month before the one-year
guy on the white-collar side.”                   also established outposts in New York and            covenants were due to expire, the plaintiff
                                                 London. The firm’s practices encompass               sought an injunction that would extend the
Lowenstein Sandler                               commercial law, trial and appellate litigation       restraints for an additional year, claiming that
With offices in Roseland as well as one in       and bankruptcy. It also has highly respected         the accused principal’s alleged repeated
New York and one in Palo Alto, California,       practices in insurance and reinsurance               violations deprived the plaintiff of the benefit
Lowenstein Sandler enjoys both bi-coastal        disputes, banking law, environmental law,            of its bargain. The district judge rejected the
presence and a reputation as a regional          employment law, governmental affairs,                plaintiff’s claims on an appeal argued on
powerhouse. “They are one of the top             public finance, public utilities, and real estate.   March 2011. Beth Rose is also noted for
defense firms in the state, Lowenstein is        A competitor opines, “I have respect for the         products liability practice, specifically with
definitely the leading litigation shop,”         litigators at Riker Danzig. They are not for         regards to her expertise in high-stakes
estimates a peer. The firm is also bolstering    everybody, but in hot cases they have proven         pharmaceutical-related cases.
its presence by attracting some heavy-hitting    to be quick on their feet, aggressive, and
talent; in November 2010, the firm poached       willing and able to get things done.”                Recommended firms
several partners and associates from the            Glenn Clark practices commercial
New York office of Dickstein Shapiro.            litigation, and peers remark that he is              Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis
Among these was Ira “Ike” Sorkin, who            “aggressive and determined.” Clark                   With offices in Woodbridge and Roseland,
made headlines as Bernie Madoff’s lead           represents hospitals, construction companies,        Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis serves
attorney.                                        insurance carriers and chemical and                  north-central      New      Jersey    with    a
   In New Jersey, Douglas Eakeley has            pharmaceutical manufacturers. Specific               comprehensive array of legal services. Firm
extensive trial and appellate experience in      clients include Johnson & Johnson, McNeil            chairman Paul Rowe claims several recent
complex commercial litigation, including         Consumer and Specialty Pharmaceuticals,              litigation victories to his credit, including a
securities fraud, antitrust, consumer fraud,     The Harleysville Insurance Company, The              recent seven-month jury construction trial in
class actions, and products liability. Gavin     Hertz Corporation, National Starch and               which his client was sued for $200 million for
Rooney has extensive experience in defending     Chemical Company, Saint Clare’s Health               construction defects and consumer fraud, and
securities, shareholder derivative, class        System, Valley Health System and Unilever.           the jury returned a verdict of less than $8
action, consumer fraud, and RICO claims          Environmental lawyer Dennis Krumholz                 million. Peers weigh in on his behalf, with
litigated in the federal and state courts        scored a victory on behalf of client Metex, a        one claiming “Paul Rowe is very versatile,
around the country. Eakeley and Rooney           manufacturer of metal textiles, in January           I’ve seen him in all manner of cases,” and
have both represented Schering-Plough            2010, when he succeeded in quashing a                another offering, “I think highly of Paul,
Corporation in numerous litigation matters,      motion for reconsideration in a suit in which        most New Jersey litigators do.”
including a 2009 case in which Rooney led a      the plaintiff alleged that the groundwater
team that won dismissal of RICO, Consumer        contamination underlying the plaintiff’s             Greenberg Traurig
Fraud Act and other claims brought by a          former manufacturing site was the result of          National firm Greenberg Traurig has
putative class of third-party payers, in which   releases of industrial chemicals that had            expanded its Northeast presence with a
the plaintiffs alleged injury arising from the   taken place at Metex’s neighboring site. The         venture into the New Jersey market via its
client’s supposed marketing of oncology          plaintiff sought to recover costs it had             outpost in Florham Park, an area with active
drugs for “off-label indications.”               incurred relating to its former facility.            pharmaceutical, telecommunications and

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      gaming industries. The area also serves as         opines “Alan continues to enjoy a good             expanded its client base and bench depth
      headquarters for some of the world’s most          reputation in New Jersey. He’s got insight         when it forged a strategic alliance with Love
      prestigious research facilities. In April 2010,    and that Latham clout, and he knows what           and Long, a boutique minority- and woman-
      the firm expanded its New Jersey litigation        he’s doing.”                                       owned law firm with offices in Newark and
      bench with the addition of Lori Singer, who                                                           Philadelphia. In February 2011, the firm
      will focus her practice on commercial              McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter               successfully moved the New Jersey Supreme
      litigation and environmental law. Phillip          Formed in 2004, McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney           Court to grant several non-profit home
      Sellinger practices general commercial             & Carpenter is a result of a merger between        improvement associations’ motion to appear
      litigation, and he has been selected to serve as   McElroy Deutsch & Mulvaney and                     as amicus curiae on an issue of first
      Chair of the Lawyers Advisory Committee to         Carpenter Bennett & Morrissey. Today, the          impression before the Court. The matter
      the New Jersey federal judiciary.                  firm offers a “full-service” range of practices    before the court involves an issue of whether
                                                         with over 200 lawyers in locations in              a homeowner has to infiltrate corporate
      Krovatin Klingeman                                 Morristown, Ridgewood and Newark, as               bureaucracy to hold individual shareholders
      Newark-based boutique firm Krovatin                well as in New York, Connecticut, Boston           of home improvement contractors personally
      Klingeman, formerly Krovatin & Associates,         and Denver. While the firm has thus far been       liable for violations of New Jersey’s Home
      earns respect from several figures within the      primarily recognized for its insurance defense     Improvement Practices regulations under the
      Garden State legal community, including            capacity, there is increasing peer acknow-         State’s Consumer Fraud Act.

                                                                                                            Saul Ewing
                                                                                                            Mid-sized Pennsylvania-based firm Saul

      “One Cole Schotz of attorneys that‘Theyused seamlesslyand
      experienced bench
                        client enthuses,
                                         are
                                              have a terrific
                                                              to
                                                                                                            Ewing is a relatively new player on the
                                                                                                            Garden State litigation scene. In the firm’s
                                                                                                            New Jersey office in Newark, former
                                                                                                            Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal litigator
      maximize efficiency. They are aggressive, but always maintain                                         Michael Gugig, who joined the firm in April
                                                                                                            2010, conducts a practice that is composed of
      perspective and without question, they constantly re-evaluate                                         50% insurance litigation, with the remainder
      strategy to ensure that the client’s needs are met.’                         ”                        devoted to various areas of commercial
                                                                                                            litigation. Gugig is increasingly moving into
                                                                                                            management functions as well, and is about
                                                                                                            to be named vice chair of insurance practice
      members of much larger firms who view              ledgment of the firm’s adept handling of           group.
      Krovatin as “a real contender.” Though the         commercial and bankruptcy litigation
      firm consists of only four attorneys, peers        matters, on both the plaintiff and defense         Walder Hayden & Brogan
      specifically point to lead attorney Gerald         sides. Joseph LaSala, who one peer                 Roseland-based boutique Walder Hayden &
      Krovatin as being “a real player in the white-     acknowledges as “a great guy and great             Brogan concentrates specifically on criminal
      collar area.”                                      friend, as well as a great litigator who travels   defense in the areas of complex commercial
                                                         all over the country on cases,” handles            litigation, corporate transactions, environ-
      Latham & Watkins                                   complex litigation including products              mental law, white-collar, employment, tax
      Although mostly a satellite office for its         liability actions, multi-party toxic tort          and estate planning, and banking. Joseph
      master location in New York, the New Jersey        litigation, asbestos litigation, benzene liti-     Hayden served as a Deputy Attorney General
      office of Latham & Watkins has nonetheless         gation, corporate dissolutions, commercial         in the Organized Crime and Special
      established as one of the state’s major            litigation, environmental coverage matters,        Prosecution Section of the Division of
      players. “They are on familiar terms with          securities cases, patent cases, and defense of     Criminal Justice, where he tried the first
      many New Jersey judges, and the Latham             professional liability actions.                    wiretap case brought by the State in 1970.
      brand name goes a long way,” states one                                                               Peers address him as “a consummate
      peer. Alan Kraus is a senior litigator with        Porzio Bromberg & Newman                           professional with tremendous passion.”
      extensive trial experience, focusing on            Morristown-based Porzio Bromberg &                 About Justin Walder, peers assert, “You can
      products liability and toxic tort cases,           Newman was formed in 1962 and has since            look far and wide, and everyone will say he is
      consumer fraud and securities fraud class          established offices in Princeton and New           a consummate gentleman. He’s a lawyer’s
      actions, and commercial litigation. A peer         York City. In March 2009, the firm further         lawyer.”




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New York, NY 10036                                                                bankruptcies. We represent borrowers, distressed companies, bondholders,
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                                                                                  debtor-in-possession financing, asset sales, equitable subordination,
                                                                                  substantive consolidation, plan confirmation and exclusivity, preferences,
An international law firm with offices throughout the United States, Europe
                                                                                  settlements of disputed claims, recharacterization of debt and valuation
and Asia, Dechert has the resources and experience to help clients succeed
                                                                                  matters.
wherever they do business. We focus on core litigation and transactional
practices, providing top-ranked services to major corporations, financial         Complex Commercial: Dechert helps companies involved in commercial
institutions and private funds worldwide.                                         litigation assess their options, contain costs and decide on a course of
                                                                                  action consistent with their goals. With lawyers in New York, London, Paris,
Litigation                                                                        Hong Kong, Moscow, Luxembourg, Boston, Philadelphia, San Francisco
Corporations and financial institutions rely on Dechert’s litigators to resolve   and Silicon Valley, we have the multi-jurisdictional resources, experience,
their most challenging, must-win disputes. Recognized by clients, peers and       and skills to guide clients through disputes wherever they arise. We
adversaries as a go-to firm for complex litigation, Dechert’s distinguished       represent companies in complex litigation and alternative dispute resolution
trial team leverages our experience to defeat plaintiff claims and achieve        proceedings across a broad range of industries, including pharmaceuticals,
favorable outcomes for our clients. Our command of the courtroom means            financial services, insurance, consumer products and communications, and
we don’t just win at trial—we win before trial, settling the hard cases and       aggressively defend client interests in breach of contract, consumer fraud
knocking out our opponents’ claims early in the game. We also dedicate a          and false advertising, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions,
substantial portion of our practice to helping our clients minimize risk and      professional liability and insurance issues matters.
avoid litigation before it even arises.
                                                                                  Appellate: Our appellate practice regularly represents clients before the
Mass Torts and Product Liability: With experience in many of the highest-         Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. Courts of Appeal and state
profile mass torts litigated in the past decade, our mass torts and product       appellate courts, bringing years of distinguished experience and skills to the
liability practice offers skillful representation in domestic and multinational   particular challenges of appellate advocacy. We are familiar with the
cases ranging from individual actions to the largest toxic tort class actions.    intricacies of appellate rules, and many of us have served on bar and
While working closely with leading experts in science and other fields to         judiciary conference committees that evaluate existing rules and recommend
refine defense strategies, we have successfully defended clients against          new ones. Our lawyers are admitted to practice before the Supreme Court
product liability claims in diverse industries, including tobacco, chemical,      of the United States, all 13 federal appellate courts and many of the
pharmaceutical, food and beverage, consumer goods and medical devices.            country’s state appellate courts.
White Collar and Securities: Dechert represents public and private                E-Discovery: Dechert understands the importance of properly managing e-
corporations, investment companies and advisors, private equity funds,            discovery issues in today’s world. Our experience with some of the
hedge funds, officers and directors, executives and special committees in all     country’s largest and most complex litigation matters helps us develop with
aspects of investigations, securities enforcement proceedings and                 clients an overall strategic approach to discovery, so the focus remains on
securities litigation. Our team includes former federal prosecutors with          the merits of the underlying dispute, not discovery. Our e-discovery litigation
securities fraud, criminal, antitrust and defense contract fraud experience as    strategies are as diverse as our clients, serving both their short- and long-
well as former senior Securities and Exchange Commission lawyers who              term needs.
offer invaluable insight into state and federal securities compliance issues
and SEC, FINRA and stock exchange regulations.                                    Other Litigation: The firm also litigates insurance, environmental, health
                                                                                  care and employment cases and resolves international disputes through
Antitrust/Competition: Dechert’s antitrust/competition group provides             litigation and arbitration.
integrated global solutions to business risks posed by merger enforcement,
antitrust litigation (especially class actions), cartel investigations, other     In addition to our acclaimed litigation work, Dechert is further demonstrating
government competition law investigations and cases involving the inter-          its commitment to clients by the launch of our Project Management initiative.
section of intellectual property and antitrust law. Representing clients in a     We are developing new approaches to efficiency and communication that
wide variety of industries, our team has extensive experience as trial lawyers    will assist us in creating innovative fee arrangements, driving more accurate
and government enforcers in the antitrust division of the Department of           cost estimates, keeping matters on budget and improving quality control of
Justice and the Bureaus of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission,           internal teams.
enabling us to guide clients through every aspect of antitrust law.
                                                                                  Pro Bono
Intellectual Property: Dechert’s IP litigation practice handles all manner of     Service to our communities and to those who cannot otherwise obtain legal
disputes, from complex patent cases to administrative proceedings before          representation is central to Dechert’s culture. As a result, pro bono work is
the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. We have particular experience in            on the same plane as all our other services and completely integrated into
matters involving electronics, software, computer systems, pharmaceuticals        our overall practice. We accept pro bono referrals from local, national and
and medical devices. Our patent litigators have handled some of the               international legal services organizations, and our pro bono docket is varied.
country’s largest patent cases for plaintiffs and defendants in a host of         Among the hundreds of matters we take on each year are cases involving
federal district courts and the Federal Circuit, before the International Trade   asylum, prisoner civil rights, child advocacy, international human rights,
Commission and in patent courts in Europe.                                        special education and access to public benefits.

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      NEW JERSEY


      PAUL A ROWE
                            GREENBAUM ROWE SMITH & DAVIS LLP
                            Metro Corporate Campus One
                            P.O. Box 5600
                            Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095-0988
                            Tel:      (732) 549-5600                                         Centre Square West, 1500 Market Street, 38th Floor
                            Fax:      (732) 476-2411                                         Philadelphia, PA 19102-2186
                            Email:    prowe@greenbaumlaw.com                                 Tel: (215) 972-7777         Fax: (215) 972-7725
                            Web:      www.greenbaumlaw.com
                                                                                             Other Offices: Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Chesterbrook, PA;
      Chairman of the firm and Chair of the Litigation Department, Paul Rowe                 Harrisburg, PA; New York, NY; Newark, NJ; Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC;
      concentrates his practice primarily on major and complex litigation in a               Wilmington, DE
      variety of fields focusing heavily on sophisticated and complex corporate
      and business matters and high profile matrimonial matters. Business                    Website: www.saul.com
      matters have included construction cases, partnership and corporate                    Managing Partner: David S Antzis
      dissolutions, stock fraud, antitrust, matrimonial and chancery litigation of all       Litigation Department Chair: Joseph F O’Dea, Jr.
      types.                                                                                 Litigation Department Vice Chairs: Edward J Baines, Cathleen M Devlin,
                                                                                             James A Keller, Charles M. LIzza, Thomas S Schaufelberger
      Throughout his career, he has tried to conclusion some of the most heavily
      publicized litigation in the region. Mr. Rowe has been lead trial counsel in           Litigation practice:
      many major cases in different areas of business litigation. He was lead trial       Saul Ewing's Litigation Department represents publicly traded and privately
      counsel for all defendants in a massive antitrust and breach of contract            held companies in a diverse range of commercial litigation matters. Our
      case involving Atlantic City casino real estate successfully defeating              litigators bring an extensive background of courtroom experience to their
      plaintiffs’ $2 billion anti-trust claim after a ten month trial. Mr. Rowe was       cases and have handled high-exposure civil and criminal litigation, including
      lead trial counsel for the general creditors in the Mutual Benefit Life             multidistrict and class action cases in numerous jurisdictions and industries.
      Insurance Company liquidation, the largest life insurance company                   The Department is comprised of nearly 80 litigators who are dedicated to
      liquidation in United States history with the general creditors ultimately          producing a high-quality work product for our clients at reasonable cost.
      receiving 125% of their claims. Recently he represented the directors of            We routinely provide early case assessment and budget estimates to
      SIPC in a potential class action brought by and on behalf of Madoff                 clients to determine the risks and the potential costs of litigation in order to
      claimants. He has tried to successful conclusion several seven-month                help them make informed decisions. We work rigorously to help our clients
      construction trials. Other litigations have included real estate broker             achieve their business objectives. We bring our business judgment to bear
      commission cases, partnership breakups, patent license termination cases,           on problems both in and out of the courtroom. Regardless of the situation,
      and the full panoply of business disputes in the state and federal courts.          we view our role as being partners with our clients, working together in an
                                                                                          effort to achieve the best possible results. Our team has the flexibility, skills
      Mr. Rowe is one of 490 lawyers worldwide listed in the International Who’s          and bench strength to defend clients’ interests in litigation involving:
      Who of Commercial Litigation and is also listed in the International Who’s         • Antitrust                                • Government Contracts
      Who of Business Lawyers. He is a Fellow of both the International                  • Bankruptcy                               • Higher Education
      Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers.                • Breach of Contract                       • Insurance
                                                                                         • Civil Rights                             • Intellectual Property
      Mr. Rowe is the author of two legal treatises: New Jersey Business
                                                                                         • Commercial                               • Internal and Government
      Litigation, the primary source book describing how New Jersey courts
                                                                                         • Construction                                Investigations
      have dealt with business issues in litigation, and he is the co-author of the
                                                                                         • Corporate Governance                     • Media Defense
      standard textbook utilized by judges and lawyers throughout the state
                                                                                         • Employment including non-competes • Products Liability
      entitled, Guidebook to Chancery Practice in New Jersey.
                                                                                         • Environmental                            • Real Estate
      He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the Bet-the-Company                 • ERISA                                    • Securities
      Litigation, Business Litigation, Appellate and Family Law categories.              • Financial                                • Telecommunications
      Significantly, Mr. Rowe was among the original 146 lawyers selected for            • Fraud                                    • White Collar/Criminal Defense
      the Bet-the-Company category listed in 2006 and was selected as Best                   We have tried cases in federal and state courts (and in arbitration forums)
      Lawyers “Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year 2011” for New Jersey. Mr.               throughout the United States, including trying more than 70 cases over the
      Rowe is listed in Chambers USA - America’s Leading Lawyers for                         past three years, with hundreds of cases tried to verdict collectively over the
      Business as a leader in the Litigation practice area since the initial 2003            careers of our partners. Among the industries we serve are:
      publication. He is listed as one of the Top Two Attorneys in New Jersey in
      Super Lawyers - NJ Edition. He’s listed in the Law Dragon 3000                     •     Construction                            •   Insurance and reinsurance
      Directory of Leading Lawyers in the category of commercial litigation. In          •     Defense & Aerospace                     •   Life Sciences, including Biotech,
      1993, Mr. Rowe received the Trial Bar Award of the Trial Attorneys of New          •     Education                                   Pharmaceutical and Medical
      Jersey.                                                                            •     Environmental Services                      Device
                                                                                         •     Heavy Manufacturing                     •   Real Estate
      Mr. Rowe is a graduate of Tufts College and Columbia Law School.                   •     Higher Education                        •   Securities

                                                                                             Firm profile:
                                                                                             Saul Ewing is a full-service law firm with 240 lawyers in 10 offices in
                                                                                             Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, Massachusetts, New York and
                                                                                             the District of Columbia. The firm serves businesses throughout the United
                                                                                             States and internationally, including recognizable names in corporate America,
                                                                                             and an array of closely held and privately held companies, as well as
                                                                                             nonprofits. Each office is strategically located to provide clients with access to
                                                                                             the full range of resources and services Saul Ewing offers. We staff cases and
                                                                                             transactions to meet a client’s particular need from our firm-wide network of
                                                                                             attorneys.


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