Judson Brown - Partner

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Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202-879-5082
Fax: +1 202-879-5200
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Professional Profile

Judson Brown is a litigation partner in Kirkland's Washington, D.C. office. Judson's practice is concentrated on complex business litigation. He represents clients in federal and state courts, and in arbitrations, throughout the United States. Judson has represented numerous Fortune 500 clients in a wide variety of matters including breach of contract cases, product liability lawsuits, deal disputes, restructuring and bankruptcy-related matters, and antitrust, securities, and consumer protection class actions. Judson handles lawsuits across any industry and in any forum.


Representative Matters

  • Trial counsel for Blackstone Group in an $8 billion fraudulent conveyance lawsuit concerning the sale of Extended Stay America—a lawsuit identified in The American Lawyer as "one of the largest claims ever filed over a failed LBO" and the case most closely watched by litigators across the country.

  • Trial counsel for Innkeepers concerning Material Adverse Change clause in acquisition agreement—leading to successful completion of $1 billion transaction following first day of trial.

  • Trial counsel for Raytheon Company in breach of contract disputes.

  • Trial counsel for Red Bull in consumer protection class action lawsuits.

  • Trial counsel for Calpine Corporation in breach of contract, restructuring, fraudulent transfer and securities matters, including $720 million securities class action, $5 billion refinancing litigation, $19 billion valuation litigation and over $1 billion fraudulent transfer litigation.

  • Trial counsel for Visteon Corporation in $3 billion valuation litigation, and in contested — and approved — confirmation hearing.

  • Counsel for Raytheon Company in multidistrict litigation involving over fifty product liability actions, which were successfully dismissed.

  • Counsel for Sunoco in breach of contract dispute.

  • Counsel for Barr Laboratories and Teva Pharmaceuticals in complex multidistrict commercial litigation involving drug pricing and Medicaid/Medicare fraud.

  • Counsel for BASF in international arbitration involving license and royalty fee disputes arising from the sale of agricultural products.

  • Counsel for financial services company concerning data security breach involving customers' personal information—leading to successful resolution in which regulators chose not to prosecute claims.

  • Trial counsel in successful pro bono representations.

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