With our global perspective and deep trial experience in some of the most challenging jurisdictions in the United States, Bradley’s Life Sciences Litigation team counsels and defends domestic and international pharmaceutical makers, cutting-edge medical device manufacturers, leading biotechnology companies, global clinical research organizations (CROs), and other leaders in the life sciences industry. Our attorneys have counseled clients and represented their interests throughout North America, Europe, South America and Asia. We serve as international, national, regional, and statewide counsel across the full spectrum of litigation and risk management counseling, including high-stakes individual matters, as well as complex multidistrict litigation and cross-border concerns requiring coordinated novel legal strategies.

Our skilled team members have built a reputation as high-quality, high-value leaders in sophisticated, multiparty pharmaceutical and medical-device related litigation. We have served as lead and co-lead national counsel, trial counsel, appellate counsel, and team members with international and national responsibility for numerous clients. Recent prominent matters include:

  • Bayer’s Baycol, PPA, Thimerosal, Trasylol, Magnevist, Xarelto, Yaz/Yasmin, and Liberty Link Rice litigations
  • Merck’s Vioxx and Fosamax litigations
  • Pfizer’s HRT, Rezulin, Neurontin, Reglan, and Chantix MDL litigations
  • Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci litigation
  • CVS opioid litigation
  • ICON commercial and antitrust matters
  • Syneos domestic and international commercial and regulatory matters
  • NuVasive orthopedic device litigations
  • Eisai Belviq litigation

Bradley’s broad experience and dedication to quality counsel allow us to customize our services to meet client requests, whether its playing all roles in managing a life sciences company’s legal needs or serving in a particular capacity with other national and international legal teams. Our core strengths include:

  • Risk management counsel via early case management and risk management assessments
  • Cost-efficient and effective case management for large multidistrict matters via leading technology tools
  • Bellwether and other case analytic processing to select the most representative matters for trial
  • Legal strategy and briefing anchored by former U.S. Supreme Court and U.S.C.A. clerks
  • National and international company witness deposition preparation and defense
  • Expert witnesses in regulatory, pharmacovigilance, and numerous medical and scientific disciplines
  • Trial and appellate professionals in challenging jurisdictions

Further pillars of our practice include professional leadership in preeminent legal organizations, including current or recent past presidents and leaders of DRI, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), and Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ).

Where We Have Assisted Clients in the U.S. and Globally

Life Sciences US


Life Sciences World