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David Lender Named 2018 Litigation Trailblazer by The National Law Journal

Litigation Department Co-Chair David Lender has been recognized as a 2018 Litigation “Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal in a special supplement to NLJ.

The profile of Mr. Lender showcases his representation of corporate defendants in their most significant disputes. It highlights his recent defense victory for C&S Wholesale Grocers in a rare antitrust class action jury trial in Minnesota federal court, as well as his previous role representing GE as lead trial counsel in a competitor patent infringement lawsuit involving wind turbine technology, in which a Texas federal jury awarded GE $170 million. In the profile, Mr. Lender also discussed his focus on mentoring young lawyers and ensuring they get opportunities to try cases, even as fewer cases are proceeding to trial. View full NLJ profile.

Mr. Lender is the 13th Weil partner since late 2015 to be named an NLJ Trailblazer in his or her respective field of expertise. The other honorees are: White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations Co-Head Christopher Garcia (White Collar, Regulatory & Compliance); Patent Litigation partner Edward Reines (Intellectual Property); Securities Litigation Practice Co-Head John Neuwirth (Litigation); Antitrust partner Jeffrey Perry (Antitrust); Litigation Department Co-Chair Jonathan Polkes (Litigation); Corporate Department Chairman Michael Aiello (Mergers & Acquisitions); Co-Head of the Antitrust/Competition practice Steven Newborn (Antitrust); Head of the IP & Media practice R. Bruce Rich (Litigation); Co-Head of the Firm’s Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management Group Randi Singer (Cybersecurity & Data Privacy); Co-Head of the Firm’s White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations Group Steven Tyrrell (White Collar Crime); Head of the Environmental practice Annemargaret Connolly (Energy & Environmental); and Antitrust partner Steven Bernstein (Antitrust).