Grant J. Esposito

Partner | New York

Experience

Successfully defended Sprint and SoftBank against multiple State Attorneys’ General seeking to block the T-Mobile-Sprint merger as anti-competitive. After a two-week trial, the Court dismissed the States’ claims in their entirety and the merger closed.

Lead trial counsel in class action and individual cases alleging environmental contamination and toxic torts in excess of $1 billion.  Advise client on related regulatory issues.

Represent interests of holders of more than $2 billion in bonds.

Defend client against claim of misappropriation of trade secrets.

Represented client in escrow dispute and related matters arising from $4.2 billion acquisition. Settled on favorable terms.

Designed statutory construction strategy that defined the “patent dance” contained in the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act, which was affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Secured dismissal of putative antitrust class action challenging patent settlement.

Secured dismissal of a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging off-label marketing and kickback scheme.

Trial counsel for Sandoz; prevailed on all patents.

Secured dismissals in New York, Boston, and Louisiana for auditor in alleged Ponzi scheme seeking hundreds of millions in damages.