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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.”
Sheila S. Boston (06/11/14)
Sheila S. Boston is a commercial litigator and key member of Kaye Scholer’s Product Liability Group, which was named Product Liability Firm of the Year at the 2008 Chambers and Partners “USA Awards for Excellence” ceremony; has ranked in the top tier for Product Liability Litigation by Chambers USA since 2007; has ranked in the top tier for Pharmaceutical Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense by Legal 500 since 2007; and was chosen by The American Lawyer as the 2006 Product Liability Department of the Year. Sheila has received individual recognition from International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers in 2012 and 2013, and Who’s Who Legal 2014 for product liability defense.
Randall L. Speck (06/10/14)
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.
Vincent A. Sama (06/02/14)
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.
Michael A. Rogoff (05/29/14)
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).
Aaron Rubinstein (05/28/14)
Aaron Rubinstein is a Partner in the Litigation Department and Chair of the Financial Services Litigation Practice Group. Aaron recently completed a twelve-year term as Chair of the Litigation Department. He has 35 years of experience representing defendants and plaintiffs in complex commercial litigations, including securities, commodities, derivatives and contract claims. He handles both private suits, including class actions and shareholder derivative actions, and proceedings before government enforcement agencies. His representations have been of a wide variety of clients, including public and privately held corporations, directors of such companies, individuals, and some of the largest financial institutions, both domestic and international.
Jeffrey M. Wagner (05/28/14)
Jeff Wagner is a Partner in the Litigation Practice who concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, including products liability, consumer fraud class actions, securities, breach of contract, fraud, RICO and negligence actions. Jeff is ranked in Illinois for Litigation: General Commercial by Chambers USA 2014, with “impressed sources not[ing]: ‘Jeff simply devours even the most complex set of facts.’”