Pat Davies is a partner in the Washington office who, as Chambers USA 2012 notes, “enjoys a broad caseload and practice, undertaking work on both national and international product liability issues. He is particularly skilled when it comes to mass torts and pharmaceutical matters.” In addition to this work, Mr. Davies has also represented pharmaceutical and other multinational companies in False Claims Act litigation and in civil, criminal, and congressional inquiries and investigations, and has substantial experience representing clients with interests in Latin America. Mr. Davies has also represented clients in insurance coverage litigation and in general commercial litigation. Mr. Davies has served as co-chair of the firm’s Product Liability practice group.
Counsel to Chiquita Brands International in MDL proceedings involving thousands of Colombian nationals suing under the Alien Tort Statute.
Counsel for Johnson & Johnson/Ortho Biotech, Inc. in False Claims Act litigation involving the anemia drug Procrit®.
Counsel for Purdue Pharma L.P. and related entities in class action and individual lawsuits filed in federal and state courts around the country by plaintiffs who claimed personal and economic injuries from having purchased and used the company’s OxyContin® pain relief prescription medication.
Counsel for a joint venture of two major pharmaceutical companies in Congressional and related investigations concerning a prescription drug.
Product liability advisory and litigation counsel to numerous Washington, DC-based trade associations, including representation of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association in MDL proceedings relating to its members’ over-the-counter medications.
HONORS AND RANKINGS
Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers, Products Liability (National) (2009-2012)
LMG Life Sciences: “Life Sciences Star” (2012) (non-IP Litigation)
The Best Lawyers in America, Product Liability Litigation (mass torts, medical devices, pharmaceutical, tobacco) (2007-2012)