John H. Beisner

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

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New York Avenue Northwest 1440
Washington 20005 DC US

John Beisner is the leader of Skadden’s Mass Torts, Insurance and Consumer Litigation Group. He focuses on the defense of purported class actions, mass tort matters and other complex civil litigation in both federal and state courts.

Mr. Beisner regularly handles appellate litigations and has appeared in matters before the U.S. Supreme Court. Over the past 35 years, he has defended major U.S. and international corporations in more than 600 purported class actions filed in federal courts and in 40 state courts at both the trial and appellate levels.

Those class actions have involved a wide variety of subjects, including antitrust/unfair competition, consumer fraud, RICO, ERISA, employment discrimination, environmental issues, product-related matters and securities.

He also has handled numerous matters before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, as well as proceedings before various federal and state administrative agencies, particularly the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Mr. Beisner is a frequent writer and lecturer on class action and complex litigation issues. In 2013, he received the Burton Award for Legal Achievement, which recognizes excellence in legal scholarship. Mr. Beisner also has been an active participant in litigation reform initiatives before Congress, state legislatures and judicial committees.

He has testified numerous times on class action and claims aggregation issues before the U.S. Senate and House Judiciary Committees (particularly with respect to the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005) and before state legislative committees.

For his integral role in crafting the Class Action Fairness Act, Mr. Beisner was recognized with the 2011 Research and Policy Award by The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform. A list of the numerous published federal and state court decisions in which Mr. Beisner has played a role is available on request.

Education:

  • J.D., University of Michigan, 1978 (with honors; Administrative Editor, The Michigan Law Review)
  • B.A., University of Kansas, 1975 (with honors; Phi Beta Kappa)

Admissions:

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and the District of Columbia Circuits

Associations:

  • American Bar Association
  • American Law Institute
  • ABA Class Actions Task Force

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