Ross B. Galin

Partner

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Ross Galin represents corporations and individual clients in civil, regulatory, and criminal matters. His practice includes representing companies, executives and employees in government enforcement actions, civil qui tam litigation, and providing compliance advice. His clients include pharmaceutical and medical device companies and their executives and employees. Ross handles government enforcement actions and qui tam litigation, and provides life sciences law compliance advice. 

Ross regularly conducts internal investigations on behalf of major corporations across all industries. He has conducted over 100 internal compliance investigations for pharmaceutical companies alone and has conducted multiple proactive reviews of promotional practices. Ross also represents corporate clients in a variety of securities and general commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts. Ross leads the firm’s associate and counsel work coordination system, supporting the efficient staffing of client matters and opportunity for attorney development.

Honors & Awards

  • Legal 500 in Healthcare - Life Sciences (2017)
  • Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in General Litigation (2011)

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Southern Districts of New York

Education

  • Fordham University, J.D.: cum laude; Order of the Coif; Managing Editor, Fordham Law Review 
  • University of Michigan, B.A., Political Science, B.A., History; Class Honors for Academic Achievement

Professional Activities

Clerkships

  • Honorable John F. Keenan, US District Court, Southern District of New York

Author

  • Above the Law: The Prosecutor's Duty To Seek Justice and the Performance of Substantial Assistance Agreements (Note)
  • Represented Howard Solomon, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Forest Laboratories, in response to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s notice of consideration of exclusion. 
  • Represented major pharmaceutical companies in Department of Justice investigations of off-label promotion and kickback allegations. 
  • Represents companies in consumer protection act cases. Representations have included cases brought by private plaintiffs as well as those brought by state attorneys general’s offices. 
  • Represented senior executive defendants in shareholder derivative and 10b-5 cases. 
  • Obtained dismissal of a securities class action complaint against a former officer of a pharmaceuticals company alleging misrepresentations regarding the safety profile of the company’s pain medications.
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