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Aton Arbisser (08/22/14)
Aton Arbisser is the Chair of the Litigation Department of Kaye Scholer’s Los Angeles office and part of the firm’s Antitrust and Product Liability Groups.
Randall L. Speck (08/19/14)
Randall Speck is responsible for major administrative, litigation, and arbitration matters in the firm’s Washington, DC office. For more than 30 years, Randy has handled a variety of complex proceedings involving electric industry restructuring, development and implementation of organized electric markets, multibillion-dollar contract disputes, design and construction projects, antitrust claims, alleged fraud and negligence suits. He has represented state public utility commissions in major proceedings at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and before the US Courts of Appeals relating to electric resource adequacy, the exercise of market power in wholesale electricity markets and incentive rates of return. Recently, he has represented a major electric utility in a state regulatory proceeding involving the prudence of costs incurred in building a first-of-a-kind-at-its-size baseload power plant and has represented a major US electrical equipment manufacturer in a simultaneous lawsuit and international arbitration over the award and performance of a contract to build a nuclear power plant in the Philippines, including a $2 billion arbitration proceeding. He has represented a number of major US and international manufacturers in multimillion-dollar contract disputes and arbitration matters involving such issues as the international rights to sell patented HIV tests, the development and marketing of generic drugs in the United States, contracts to supply radar equipment to a country in the Middle East in the 1970s and alleged fraud in the manufacture of communications satellite components. He successfully represented a class of former shareholders in a suit to enforce a letter agreement to pay them a percentage of the gain realized on any resale of cellular telephone assets.
David Klingsberg (08/19/14)
David Klingsberg is a trial and appellate lawyer with particular experience in mass litigation. He has been national coordinating counsel and trial and appellate counsel in multi-district product liability and antitrust litigations. His experience includes: (1) defending multi-district product liability litigations involving individual and class suits concerning pharmaceutical and chemical products and medical devices (2) representing plaintiffs in a trial involving the Three Mile Island nuclear accident; (3) defending multi-district antitrust litigation involving individual and class suits by retail pharmacies against pharmaceutical manufacturers; (4) representing plaintiffs in multi-district antitrust and patent litigation. He has briefed and argued cases before the Judicial Panel for Multi-district Litigation and before numerous state and federal courts including mass litigation related issues such as exclusion of expert testimony, class action certification and punitive damages.
Michael A. Rogoff (08/19/14)
Michael Rogoff, Co-Chair of Kaye Scholer’s Complex Commercial Litigation Department and Chair of the White Collar Litigation and Internal Investigations Practice Group, is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer whose practice is concentrated in the areas of white collar and civil litigation. He has represented major US and international corporations, as well as corporate directors and individuals, in a wide variety of disputes involving health care, securities, product liability, antitrust, consumer class action, trademark and copyright, trade secrets and breach of contract. Michael is also experienced in conducting internal investigations, as well as representing clients in SEC and grand jury investigations. He is a co-author of the Kaye Scholer LLP Deskbook on Internal Investigations, Corporate Compliance and White Collar Issues (Practising Law Institute 2014).
Vincent A. Sama (08/19/14)
Vincent Sama is Co-Chair of the Litigation Department, Chair of the Securities and Derivative Litigation Practice Group and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation, securities and derivative litigation, internal and government investigations, international commercial disputes and arbitration.
Thomas A. Smart (08/08/14)
Thomas A. Smart has litigated a wide variety of false advertising, consumer fraud, trademark, trade dress, counterfeiting, cybersquatting and copyright cases while in Kaye Scholer’s Trademark, Copyright and False Advertising group.
Steven Glickstein (06/23/14)
Steven Glickstein has been a Kaye Scholer Partner since 1985. He is a member of the Product Liability Litigation and Counseling Group. During his 38 years of practice, Steve has been involved in some of the most highly publicized product liability litigation matters, including class actions that involve diverse products such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, agricultural pesticides, blood products, asbestos, tobacco and other products. Steve served as Chair of the practice for 25 years during which time the team was recognized as the best product liability practice in the country by numerous publications, including Chambers and Partners (2008) and The American Lawyer (2006), as a result of its “unparalleled expertise in cutting edge product liability defense work.”