NEW YORK, January 3, 2023 – Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP announced today that Gerald J. Flattmann, Jr. has joined the firm as a partner in the litigation practice group based in New York. He will serve as Chair of Cahill’s Life Sciences Patent Litigation practice.
Mr. Flattmann’s practice focuses on intellectual property matters, including pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent litigation. He has over 25 years’ experience representing companies at the forefront of these technologies. He litigates high-stakes patent disputes in federal district courts and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent Office.
“We are pleased to welcome Gerald Flattmann to our partnership,” said William M. Hartnett, Cahill’s Executive Committee Chairman. “An exceptional intellectual property litigator with significant trial experience, Gerald is a fantastic addition to our distinguished litigation team in New York and his arrival deepens our bench in a key practice area. His impressive background and experience aligns well with the outstanding client service and counsel to which Cahill’s clients are accustomed.”
“Gerald is an accomplished and well-respected intellectual property lawyer whose significant biotechnology and pharmaceutical experience further strengthens our patent litigation capabilities. Gerald’s judgment and expertise will be of great value to our clients,” said Herbert S. Washer, an executive committee member and chair of Cahill’s litigation department.
“Cahill has an elite litigation practice and a long-established culture of collaboration and client service. Year in and year out this talented team of lawyers consistently achieves impressive results for clients in a broad range of high caliber and complex matters. I am proud to now count myself among them,” said Mr. Flattmann regarding his arrival at Cahill.
Gerald Flattmann received his J.D. from Harvard University and his B.S. from Yale University. He has been recognized by numerous publications as a leading patent lawyer, including Chambers USA; The Legal 500; LMG Life Sciences; International Asset Management 250: Life Sciences; and Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, among others.
Cahill is among the most successful law firms in the world. With a history of legal innovation dating back to the firm’s founding in 1919, Cahill is trusted by market-leading financial institutions, companies and their boards to manage significant corporate transactions, litigation and regulatory matters. Based in New York, Cahill also has offices in London and Washington, D.C.