DLA Piper has announced that Loren Brown and James Brogan have been named co-chairs of the firm’s US litigation practice.
Brown and Brogan succeed Bob Mathias, who guided the practice since becoming chair with predecessor firm Piper Marbury in 1993 and through the inception of DLA Piper as a global firm. Mathias will continue serving as joint global head of the litigation and regulatory practice.
In their new roles, Brown and Brogan will collaboratively lead the US practice’s continued growth and strategically build on its success strengthening the firm’s global platform.
DLA Piper’s global team of more than 1,400 disputes and regulatory lawyers is the largest dedicated disputes practice globally, as recognised by The Lawyer’s Top 50 Litigation survey.
Brown, who is based in New York, has as litigation practice that includes a wide range of multi-district, mass tort, class action and commercial litigation, as well as investigation, compliance, regulatory and policy matters that are focused in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors.
Brogan has a varied trial practice that includes commercial disputes, intellectual property, products liability and toxic torts. As national or regional counsel, he manages matters for US and non-US clients and advises on discovery, risk management, loss prevention, litigation training, and cost containment.