Greenberg Traurig Adds John K. Crisham to its Litigation Practice

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Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP recently added John K. Crisham as of counsel to its Litigation Practice in the firm’s Denver and Washington D.C. offices.

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP recently added John K. Crisham as of counsel to its Litigation Practice in the firm’s Denver and Washington D.C. offices. He previously practiced at Kirkland & Ellis in Washington, D.C.

Crisham focuses his litigation practice on complex civil, products liability, and appellate matters. Throughout his career, Crisham has successfully represented clients at both the trial and appellate levels, and before the Supreme Court.

“John is a welcome addition to our multifaceted litigation practice. His extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the healthcare and energy industries will be beneficial to not only our highly ranked Litigation Practice, but specifically to our clients in that space,” said David G. Palmer, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Denver office.

Crisham has many years of experience litigating cases for medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Notable cases include Mutual Pharm. Co. v. Bartlett, 133 S. Ct. 2466 (2013) and Pliva, Inc. v. Mensing, 131 S. Ct. 2567 (2011), among others. He also has diverse experience in litigating complex commercial matters.

Crisham earned his law and undergraduate degrees at Notre Dame. In his undergraduate program, he participated in the Program of Liberal Studies (PLS). Previously, he was a law clerk for Judge Paul J. Kelly, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Crisham is admitted to practice in Illinois and the District of Columbia, and before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Tenth Circuit, and seven other federal circuits. His Colorado bar admission is pending and he has completed his application and will take the MPRE in March.

Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice comprises more than 600 litigators worldwide. The practice’s global platform distinctively positions the litigation team to address the needs of both domestic and international clients. The team continues to build on a practice base that, while very broad, is nonetheless refined to serve the unique industry, practice, and jurisdictional needs of the firm’s diverse client base.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No 1. on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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