The Legal 500 United States 2023 guide has recognized Faegre Drinker’s product liability and mass torts, capital markets and trade secrets and non-competes practices, with attorneys receiving individual rankings.
Product Liability and Mass Torts
Under the Dispute Resolution category, the firm was ranked in Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action - Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices. The team, which is led by partners Andrew Campbell, Christopher Dolan, Amy Fiterman and Traci McKee, was listed in the Tier 3 level.
Under the Finance category, the firm was ranked in Capital Markets: Debt Offerings in the Tier 4 level. The profile recognized the capital markets team — led by partner Jonathan Zimmerman — for its work with client Wells Fargo, which it advised on over $25.2 billion worth of offerings during the research period, including a $2 billion sustainability bond. Partners Dawn Holicky Pruitt and Brandon Mason were recognized in the profile, with Pruitt being highlighted for leading the relationship with Wells Fargo and other key clients.
Trade Secrets and Non-Competes
Under the Intellectual Property category, the firm was ranked in Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters). The team, which is led by partners Randall Kahnke and Harmony Mappes, was listed in the Tier 4 level. Partner Lora Brzezynski was also recognized individually as one of The Legal 500’s “Next Generation Partners” under the category.
The Legal 500
The Legal 500 is based on feedback from 300,000 in-house peers and the independent assessment of law firm deals and confidential matters. It highlights law firms and attorneys who provide innovative legal advice to business clients based on feedback from clients as well as its independent assessment of law firm deals and confidential matters.
Complete List of Recognitions:
Investment Fund Formation and Management
- Mutual/Registered/Exchange-Traded Funds
- Hall of Fame
- Michael Malloy
- Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)
- Next Generation Partners
- Lora Brzezynski