Mclean, Virginia 22102
Andrew has defended more than 100 class actions, involving all stages of the litigation process. While his work has concentrated on products liability and consumer fraud cases, he has also defended class actions involving telecommunications products, business contracts, securities, ERISA, the U.S. antitrust laws and environmental claims, among others.
In addition to his class action practice, he has defended mass tort cases involving financial regulations, patent misuse cases, and government investigations into allegations of automotive defects and breach of privacy regulations.
He maintains the Class Action Countermeasures blog, which discusses the strategic considerations involved in class action defense. He also provides daily updates of class action related news at twitter.com/ClassStrategist.
|Areas of Practice||1) Intellectual Property, 2) Electrical, 3) Patent Litigation, 4) Intellectual Property Litigation, 5) Class Action, 6) Product Liability and Mass Torts and 7) Securities Class Action|
|Law School||American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1998|
|Education||University of Maryland, B.A., 1994|
|Bar Member / Association||District of Columbia Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC|
Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.
Brian W. Shaffer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice, co-chair of the firm’s medical device litigation practice, and hiring partner for the Philadelphia office.