Haug Partners LLP Continues Expansion with Hire of Litigator Fred A. Kelly

Former Nixon Peabody Partner Will Join the Firm’s Life Science
Practice in Boston

Partners LLP
 today announced that well-known litigator Fred A.
Kelly, has joined the firm’s Life Science Practice as a partner resident
in the firm’s Boston office. Kelly was formerly a partner at Nixon

Kelly has successfully litigated and tried all manner of commercial and
product-related disputes for life sciences companies. His most recent
experience includes cases under the False Claims Act, claims and class
actions under state consumer protection acts, reverse payment cases,
trade secret and non-competition matters, and claims under clinical
trial, co-promotion, and licensing agreements. He has also litigated and
tried disputes involving false advertising under state consumer
protection acts and the Lanham Act, trademark infringement, off-label
promotion, product pricing (AWP), consumer privacy, and executive
compensation. Kelly also counsels life science companies in these areas
to help them better identify, minimize, and manage risk.

Managing Partner Ed Haug commented, “Fred is a highly-accomplished
litigator with a track record of success inside and outside the
courtroom. He is a trusted advisor to many companies in the life
sciences sector, who rely on his skill and judgment to help solve their
most pressing challenges. We are delighted to have a lawyer of Fred’s
stature join our growing litigation and investigation practices.”

John C. Dougherty, co-head of the Life Sciences Practice said, “Fred is
an outstanding lawyer. The range and depth of his experience is a
perfect fit for Haug Partners. Clients turn to us for our trial skills,
deep knowledge of their businesses and operating environment, and
interdisciplinary approach to problem solving. Fred shares all of those
attributes. We are excited to have him join us in Boston.”

“Haug Partners combines IP, scientific and regulatory expertise with
trial and appellate success,” said Kelly. “It is a winning combination
for clients and my practice,” Kelly remarked. “The firm’s strategic
focus, welcoming culture, and values match my own, and I look forward to
being part of Haug Partners’ future,” concluded Kelly.

About Haug Partners LLP

Haug Partners LLP is a national law firm that provides integrated
multidisciplinary legal services for life science and technology
companies. With offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston, and
through working partnerships with firms in Germany, China, and Japan,
Haug Partners has the resources, technical expertise, legal acumen, and
business judgment to consistently deliver optimal outcomes for clients.
The firm was founded in 1997 as Frommer Lawrence and Haug LLP and
adopted the Haug Partners name in March 2017.


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