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Goldberg Kohn has and continues to represent pharmaceutical companies located throughout the United States. The firm's pharmaceutical-based legal services include employment litigation and counseling, commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation and general corporate advice. Goldberg Kohn's expansive relationships in the pharmaceutical industry has uniquely placed it in a position to understand and meet the needs of its pharmaceutical clients.

In the employment law arena, Goldberg Kohn has defended employment law claims on behalf of multiple pharmaceutical companies in jurisdictions located from coast to coast. Employment-related pharmaceutical cases defended by the firm run the gamut from wage and hour claims, claims for discrimination based on every protected classification, claims for retaliation and whistleblowing, claims for violation of the FMLA, breach of contract, promissory estoppel, to claims for intentional infliction of emotional distress. The sheer volume of these cases has provided our attorneys with a detailed understanding of the duties and responsibilities of the entire spectrum of pharmaceutical industry employees and the legal and regulatory restrictions under which they work. In addition to the employment litigation, Goldberg Kohn attorneys assist its pharmaceutical clients in matters before state and federal administrative bodies and regularly provide general employment counseling. 

Goldberg Kohn also has been involved in litigation in the pharmaceutical industry involving non-competition, trade secret, breach of confidentiality and inevitable disclosure issues. Finally, Goldberg Kohn has served as the secunded in-house employment counsel for a pharmaceutical company, providing the firm's attorneys with unique insight into not only the industry but in-house counsel's role within the industry.

Goldberg Kohn attorneys also assist the firm's pharmaceutical clients in the prosecution and defense of commercial disputes. These matters have included disputes with vendors, contractors, suppliers, joint venture partners and in connection with merger agreements. The firm has also assisted pharmaceutical companies with intellectual property disputes, including the resolution of license disputes. Goldberg Kohn has also served as seconded in-house commercial litigation counsel for a pharmaceutical company.

On the transactional side, Goldberg Kohn has assisted pharmaceutical companies on a variety of contract issues, provided counsel on equity investments, and has served as secunded in-house corporate counsel for a pharmaceutical company and been exposed to the gamut of transactional issues as a result. 

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55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792
Tel: 312.201.4000
Fax: 312.332.2196


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