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LMG Life Sciences’s Healthcare Pricing and Reimbursement Firm of 2013

LMG Life Sciences 2013

  • Antitrust – Highly Recommended
  • Competition and Antitrust – Recommended
  • Corporate – Highly Recommended
  • FDA & Pharmaceutical – Recommended
  • General Patent Litigation – Recommended
  • Government Investigation/Fraud & Abuse – Highly Recommended
  • Healthcare: Pricing & Reimbursement – Recommended
  • Licensing & Collaboration (non-university) – Highly Recommended
  • Life Cycle Firm of the Year
  • Mega-Mergers – Recommended
  • Patent Prosecution – Recommended

Chambers Global 2013

  • Global Life Sciences – Recommended, Band 3

Chambers USA 2014

  • National for Life Sciences – Tier 3
  • Washington, D.C., for Healthcare – Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory – Tier 3

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) 2013

  • Top 20 largest U.S. AHLA firm
  • Largest AHLA firm in Pennsylvania
  • One of the largest firms participating in the AHLA Practice Groups of Labor and Life Sciences

Modern Healthcare 2014

  • Ranked 2nd in the Healthcare Law Firms Survey

PLC Cross-border 2012 Life Sciences Legal Market Review

  • Life Sciences Super League – Ranked 14th of law firms worldwide
  • Life Sciences Regulatory Super League – Ranked 8th of law firms worldwide

PLC Life Sciences Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2012

United States:

  • Commercial and Partnering – Highly Recommended
  • Competition/Antitrust – Highly Recommended
  • Corporate – Recommended
  • Government Enforcement and Investigations – Highly Recommended
  • Pricing and Reimbursement – Recommended
  • Regulatory – Recommended
  • Regulatory (Medical Devices) – Recommended


  • Regulatory – Highly Recommended


  • Corporate and Commercial – Recommended


17 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies

8 of the top 20 biotechnology companies

13 of the top 20 medical device companies

11 of the top 20 food/beverage companies

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12/09/14 Life Sciences MVP: Morgan Lewis' Randy Sunberg, Law360
Over the past year, partner Randall B. Sunberg helped put together several big deals in the life sciences sector, including representing Merck & Co. Inc. in selling its consumer products business to Bayer AG, boosting him to a spot on Law360's list of Life Sciences MVPs.
11/18/14 Law360 MVP Awards Go To Legal Aces From 78 Firms
Law360 named three Morgan Lewis attorneys as MVPs in its 2014 class.
09/29/14 LMG Life Sciences Praises Morgan Lewis’s Life Sciences Capabilities
Morgan Lewis announces that the firm’s strength in the life sciences industry has been recognized on numerous occasions recently in the Legal Media Group’s LMG Life Sciences 2014 legal guides.
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Comprising more than 175 partners and counsel located in the United States, Europe, and Asia, Morgan Lewis’s Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice is one of the most comprehensive practices in the world—serving more than 1,100 clients throughout the complete product life cycle and in all facets of industry issues. The strength of our team is supported by more than 50 professionals holding advanced scientific degrees.

Our clients include many of the largest and most successful pharmaceutical companies in the world, as well as a variety of biotechnology companies, medical device manufacturers, nutritional companies, healthcare providers, renowned research and scientific institutions, and life sciences–focused investment banks and venture capital firms. As diverse as they are, these companies share a common need for comprehensive, integrated legal services that address all of the business challenges and opportunities facing the industry.

Our Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice focuses on all important areas, from transactions and litigation to regulatory approvals and compliance and protection of intellectual property, as well as key supporting capabilities, including FDA and healthcare, patents and patent litigation, labor and employment law, Morgan Lewis Resources workplace training and immigration, and antitrust. As a full-service firm with offices in the financial and regulatory centers of importance to the industry globally, we are consistently recognized as an industry leader by Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Modern Healthcare, The Legal 500, and other industry observers.