Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Washington)

Geoffrey M. Wyatt

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Washington)
Lawyer (Counsel)

Geoffrey Wyatt represents clients in mass tort and other aggregate litigation, with an emphasis on appellate litigation. He defends companies as part of a team that focuses on global litigation strategy and law and motions practice in coordinated proceedings in federal and state courts. Mr. Wyatt has represented an array of companies in proceedings involving medical and industrial products at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Wyatt’s experience spans a range of different cases. He has extensive litigation experience in state and federal appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. Along with the Skadden team, Mr. Wyatt has been successful in securing appellate victories in several cases for his clients, often establishing new precedents that bear favorably on related cases in ongoing coordinated proceedings. He also has participated in the day-to-day management of multidistrict proceedings encompassing tens of thousands of cases. Mr. Wyatt has represented clients in several bellwether mass tort personal injury suits as part of a law and motions team. And Mr. Wyatt has defended against several civil enforcement proceedings brought by various governments under consumer-protection and Medicaid-fraud laws, among others. Mr. Wyatt also devotes a portion of his practice to pro bono service.

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Geoffrey M. Wyatt, Jessica D. Miller, John H. Beisner The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upholds a district court’s class certification alleging federal antitrust claims (Glazer / Whirlpool)


Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated and remanded the Sixth Circuit’s decision in Whirlpool Corp. v. Glazer, 678 F.3d 409 (6th Cir. 2012), for further consideration in light of Comcast Corp. v. Behrend, 133 S. Ct. 1426 (2013) (Comcast). The Sixth Circuit has now issued a new (...)


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