Faegre & Benson LLP is ranked among the top U.S. law firms for pharmaceutical and medical device product liability and mass tort defense in the 2007 edition of Legal 500 U.S., Volume III: Litigation.
This national referral guide notes that Faegre & Benson "has built a solid business in the life sciences space over the past 30 years." Respondents to research conducted by Legal 500 U.S. identified Faegre & Benson litigation partners Joseph M. Price, Peter J. Goss and Bruce Jones as recommended lawyers for their quality of work, client service, efficiency and trial experience. The guide also noted that the "practice was bolstered with the luring" of Steven J. Ellison, formerly of Sidley Austin LLP. Rankings in the directory are based on interviews with thousands of law firm commercial clients and lawyers from other firms, along with a review of each firm’s litigation experience and roster of major clients.
The Legal 500 U.S. ranking demonstrates continued national recognition for the firm’s product liability defense practice and its lawyers. The firm was recently ranked sixth nationwide in the Law360 2007 Litigation Almanac’s list of most frequently hired U.S. product liability defense law firms, and Price was listed among the top 25 product liability lawyers in the United States in the 2007 Guide to the World’s Leading Product Liability Lawyers, published by Legal Media Group.
Faegre & Benson has served the litigation and transactional needs of many of the most prominent pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in the U.S. and the world, acting as national, regional, and local counsel in a wide variety of class action lawsuits, mass torts and multi-district litigation.