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Shaila Rahman Diwan fiercely defends Fortune 500 technology and financial companies from a range of complex commercial litigation.
Regardless of the jurisdiction, fact pattern or public scrutiny, Shaila’s precisely crafted litigation strategies deliver the best possible results for her clients. She has handled a significant number of trials, including the recent Johnson & Johnson talc litigation. In addition to product liability litigation, she represents clients in various white collar, securities and intellectual property matters. She also uses her with experience conducting internal investigations and developing compliance programs to help clients manage risk and avoid litigation.
In addition to her commercial litigation practice, Shaila devotes her time to defending the rights of women and children in various pro bono civil rights cases. In representing the class of plaintiffs in Flores et al. v. Barr et. al, she ensured the U.S. Customs and Border Protection live up to its obligations under the Flores Agreement, which requires children held in custody be provided basic hygiene products, nutrition and adequate sleeping accommodations. She also served as lead counsel for a religious hate crime victim, in a civil suit against her attacker.