Rob Reznick is a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Complex
Litigation & Dispute Resolution group, focusing on the defense of industry-wide
federal and state statutory claims brought against parties in multiple
He currently is national coordinating counsel for a major
oil company in connection with its climate change litigation. He previously
served as co-lead counsel to a major international pharmaceutical manufacturer
in the defense of nationwide litigation challenging industry pricing practices.
Rob’s experience includes extensive work in antitrust and
False Claims Act cases, claims alleging fraud, and agency enforcement actions. His
pharmaceutical industry activities include service as outside counsel to and Corporate
Secretary of the Pharmaceutical Security Institute, Inc., the industry’s
not-for-profit trade organization dedicated to the fight against pharmaceutical
He is Managing Editor of The
World in U.S. Courts, Orrick’s quarterly review of court decisions
addressing personal jurisdiction over non-U.S. parties and the extraterritorial
application of U.S. law to global business and cross-border activities.
Rob also served two terms on the District of Columbia Bar’s Pro
Bono standing committee. Before
joining Orrick, he was a partner in Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP and Clifford
& Warnke, in Washington, D.C.
The Internet is a double-edged sword, presenting business opportunities undreamed of 20 years ago – and the potential for fraudulent practices on a scale previously unimagined: Ponzi, pyramid and illegal “multi-level marketing” (MLM) schemes that use the reach of the Internet to victimize tens of thousands of people. Where do cryptocurrencies and efforts to market them fit into this mix of legitimate and fraudulent activities? Help comes to us from the FTC’s recent (January 2018) guidelines on the lawfulness of MLMs, which can be extrapolated to cryptocurrencies and their marketing.
Learn more from this recent IP Landscape post.