Emily Van Tuyl

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Emily Van Tuyl

Associate

New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-6797
+1 212 641 5621 | +1 212 698 3599

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Emily Van Tuyl concentrates her practice on complex litigation with a particular focus in product liability, mass torts, and life sciences matters. She has represented clients in litigation in federal and state courts and in various capacities, including taking and defending depositions, managing fact and expert discovery, briefing jurisdictional, discovery, expert (Daubert/Frye), and dispositive motions, representing clients’ interests in court, and preparing for trial and mediation. Her clients have included pharmaceutical, biotechnology, insurance, real estate, private equity and internet companies.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Van Tuyl was an associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP.

Experience
  • A manufacturer of fire suppression products in civil litigation in state and federal courts brought by individual plaintiffs as well as states and municipalities, arising from the manufacture, sale, and use of certain products.
  • Major pharmaceutical companies in civil litigation in state and federal courts brought by individual plaintiffs arising from the companies’ manufacture, promotion, and sale of prescription medications. 
  • The developer of a pharmaceutical product in a breach of contract dispute in the Delaware Court of Chancery related to the promotion of the client’s product.   
  • A private equity company in civil litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery regarding the client’s right to exit its investment in an energy company.
  • A biotechnology company in a breach of contract dispute in the New York Commercial Division related to the client’s rights upon acquiring another company.
  • An internet company in civil litigation in the New York Commercial Division related to the client’s right to enforce its policies regarding mobile apps. 

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Education
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 2008, with Distinction
  • William & Mary Law School, J.D., 2012, cum laude, Lead Articles Editor of William and Mary Law Review, National Trial Team, and Moot Court
Admissions
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York