The law firm of McCarter & English, LLP has named Samuel J. Abate Jr. as partner in the New York office and Peter J. Boyer and R. Nicholas Gimbel as partners in the Philadelphia office. The elevation of the three reflects the firm's growth strategy along the Northeast corridor and its activity in key industries in the region such as life sciences, financial services, real estate, technology and construction.
Mr. Abate defends corporations in the life sciences industry, focusing in particular on complex mass torts and pharmaceutical products liability actions.
Mr. Boyer defends clients in state and federal court and in arbitration proceedings in business disputes covering a wide range of business operations.
Mr. Gimbel represents corporate policyholders in coverage cases, and has collected more than $400 million on their behalf. He litigates complex cases throughout the United States.