Heather McDevitt is a commercial litigator based in White & Case LLP’s New York office. She is head of the firm’s global pharmaceuticals and health-care group, which pools the talents of more than 100 senior lawyers with regulatory, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate, tax and antitrust capabilities to serve clients in the pharmaceutical and health-care industries.
Ms McDevitt has extensive experience in the preparation and trial of complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts, and she has litigated cases in trial and appellate courts throughout the United States. Her clients come from a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, energy, banking (US and international), insurance, agriculture and crop protection and manufacturing.
Ms McDevitt recently represented a major generic pharmaceutical manufacturer facing a number of cases brought by state attorneys general based on contentions that drug manufacturers reported inaccurate pricing information which allegedly caused state Medicaid agencies to overpay for prescription drugs.