Frommer Lawrence & Haug Expands Services with Hire of Litigator John C. Dougherty

Former DLA Piper Partner Will Co-Chair the Firm’s Life Sciences Practice

Mar 21, 2016 22:00 KST

NEW YORK--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire) March 21, 2016 -- Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP today announced that John C. Dougherty, formerly a partner and co-chair of DLA Piper’s Global Life Sciences Sector, has joined FLH as Partner, Co-Chair of its Life Sciences Practice, and member of its Executive Committee.

Dougherty is a trial lawyer and advisor with nearly 25 years of experience handling complex multidisciplinary tort, commercial, shareholder and intellectual property disputes and investigations throughout the United States and abroad. Dougherty also counsels clients on crisis management and litigation avoidance, typically in matters involving scientific, medical and regulatory issues. Dougherty helped DLA Piper grow its Life Sciences Sector into a cross-functional team operating in 29 countries and has a recognized track record of building innovative and efficient client service teams.

Managing Partner Ed Haug commented, “Dougherty’s hire is another important step in our decision to expand our breadth and depth. John is one of the few lawyers in the country who has successfully practiced at the highest levels across so many disciplines. Equally important, John knows how to build teams and support systems that are the key to delivering long-term value to our clients. FLH is experiencing an unprecedented period of growth. We are committed to expanding and innovating to meet our clients’ most important needs now and in the future. John’s vision, experience and skills will help us do that.”

“I have known many of the partners at FLH for over 20 years,” said Dougherty. “They have a strong and deserved reputation as a go-to law firm for complex and high-impact IP and business disputes,” Dougherty remarked. “My clients will benefit from FLH’s commitment to excellence. I am excited to join this group of highly talented lawyers and look forward to helping the firm grow.”

About FLH

Founded in 1997, Frommer Lawrence and Haug LLP is a full-service, national law firm that specializes in intellectual property, transactional, regulatory and antitrust law. With offices in New York and Washington, D.C. and a global network of liaison firms, FLH has the reach and technical expertise required to seamlessly address legal issues and business challenges through a multidisciplinary, integrated approach.

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