- University of Virginia (B.A., 2005)
- University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 2012)
- District of Columbia and Virginia
- New Jersey Superior Court grants Firm client Avon Products, Inc.â€™s motion for summary judgment in talc litigation.
Martinez v. American International Industries, et al., No. MID-L-1120-17AS (June 15, 2018)
Elizabeth W. Chan practices in the Firm’s Complex Litigation, Pharmaceutical Products, and Toxic Torts & Products Liability groups. She specializes in the defense of complex serial and mass tort litigation — primarily personal injury litigation involving pharmaceutical products — and she has experience with all facets of the litigation process, including pretrial discovery, motions practice, and trial preparation.
Ms. Chan has contributed significantly to motions practice, having researched and drafted case-specific dispositive motions as well as motions directed to litigation-wide discovery issues. She also has significant trial preparation experience, compiling exhibit lists, drafting cross-examination outlines, motions in limine, and bench memoranda, and providing and coordinating other trial support as needed.
In connection with her defense of pharmaceutical products litigation, Ms. Chan has experience with antitrust and pharmaceutical pricing claims concerning monopolization, price fixing, exclusive dealing arrangements and payments for delay in product marketing in the pharmaceutical industry, and the limits and guidelines for collaborative actions by pharmaceutical competitors. In her practice, she also deals with issues involving the defense of pharmaceutical companies and corporate officers relating to FDA, state, and international regulatory compliance investigations and enforcement actions.
Ms. Chan’s pro bono work has included providing legal aid to low-wage workers on insurance issues and tutoring students in math and reading at The SEED Charter School of Washington, D.C. She also assists in the Firm’s recruiting efforts.
In law school, Ms. Chan was on the Managing Board of The Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law. She is a member of the Firm’s 2011 Summer Associate class. Ms. Chan is proficient in Mandarin.