Track record: In 2019, Arnold & Porter continued to represent Bristol-Myers Squibb in several matters, including one relating to a drug that allegedly induces compulsive gambling. The firm was also prominently involved in opioid litigation. Other clients include Philip Morris, PepsiCo, Sanofi, Pfizer and Kellogg’s; the team is also active in the apparel sector.
Team & differentiation: Arnold & Porter’s product liability, class action and mass tort practice is impressively broad, encompassing toxic tort cases as well as claims regarding pharmaceuticals and other consumer products. Anand Agneshwar and Pamela Yates, based in New York and Los Angeles respectively, jointly head the well-resourced department.