Pharmaceutical and Medical Products Industry Group


Pharmaceutical and medical products industry participants are faced with an unusually diverse set of legal challenges. For this reason, Dykema draws the members of its Pharmaceutical and Medical Products Industry Group from across the major practice areas of the Firm—providing drug, device, medical facility, provider, diagnostic and biotechnology companies, whether public or private, large or small, the comprehensive legal counsel they need to succeed. The lawyers in Dykema’s Pharmaceutical and Medical Products Industry Group proceed with a full appreciation and understanding of how the various practice areas influence and affect one another—providing pharmaceutical and medical products clients with a legal partner upon whom they can confidently rely.

Bringing together a deep technical, scientific and legal understanding of the complexities of the various industry sectors, we are uniquely positioned to help pharmaceutical and medical products clients identify opportunities and innovative ventures that allow companies to grow and prosper while, at the same time, anticipating, avoiding and prospectively addressing litigation risks and legal challenges that can impair a company’s focus and deprive it of critical resources. Dykema’s “excellent breadth and depth of knowledge” of client business objectives (Chambers USA) enables the Firm to provide the full range of strategic, cost-effective and customized business services to our clients. Dykema’s team of “tremendous” and “well prepared” litigators (Chambers USA) provides our pharmaceutical and medical products clients with high quality and high value litigation, trial and appellate, and risk counseling services.

Dedication to client service and attention to detail has made Dykema a firm of choice to industry leaders, including prescription and OTC drug manufacturers, device manufacturers, biotechnology companies, medical facilities and others. Our representation covers the industry, including:

National/Regional Litigation Counsel Services

With 13 offices in California, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas and Washington, D.C., a fully mobile workforce and lawyers licensed to practice in multiple jurisdictions, Dykema has a leading practice as national and regional coordinating, trial and discovery counsel. Read more.

Product Liability and Related Claims 

Product Liability and Related Claims

Dykema’s team of “tremendous” and “well prepared” litigators (Chambers USA) provides high quality and high value litigation, trial and appellate, and counseling services to the pharmaceutical and medical products industry. Dykema attorneys combine a thorough understanding of the medical and scientific issues with exceptional legal judgment to develop proactive and creative steps to anticipate, avoid and prospectively address the potential impacts of litigation. Read more.

Commercial Litigation

With decades of experience in commercial litigation—from administrative actions to complex multistate matters—Dykema’s trial attorneys bring seasoned professionalism to the courtroom in business and commercial matters. Read more.

Consumer Protection, Fraud and Abuse

Dykema attorneys knowledgeable in regulatory and administrative law regularly join forces with our healthcare, government policy and litigation attorneys to help clients thwart the types of consumer protection, fraud and abuse claims that can prove to be a time consuming and costly drain on resources. Read more.

Class Actions

We bring invaluable skills to class action challenges. Our lawyers excel in handling all aspects of class action defense—from initial analysis and investigation to pleading challenges, pre-emptive motions to strike, discovery, opposing certification, trial and appeal. Read more.

Intellectual Property, Technology, Licensing and Related Litigation

Dykema’s in-depth industry and strong technical knowledge helps our pharmaceutical and medical products clients survive and thrive in the marketplace. Considered a "go-to law firm" for intellectual property by General Counsel at America's top companies, Dykema delivers strategically focused solutions across the life cycle of intangible IP assets. Read more.

Corporate Finance

We represent pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic and biotechnology company clients on the full spectrum of transactional matters. Whether counseling clients on acquisitions, divestitures, creative joint ventures or compliance programs, clients rely on us to accurately gauge industry trends and assess risk as they consider selling, expanding or restructuring their operations. Read more.

Employment and Operational Matters

We provide complete employment, labor, employee benefits and executive compensation, tax and day-to-day operational counsel to our clients. Read more.

Government Policy

Our government policy practice consists of regulatory specialists and government relations professionals who serve our clients on federal and state agency and legislative matters and help clients formulate and execute efficient government policy strategies that get real world results. Read more.

Real Estate and Facilities

Our Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry Group includes members from Dykema’s nationally-recognized real estate practice (Chambers USA and Midwest Real Estate News) to help our clients with their facility projects. Read more.

Regulatory and Compliance

Experienced in the wide range of health care issues that impact the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, we help our clients meet all of their regulatory and compliance challenges. Read more.