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Tina M. Tabacchi
Partner

Partner-in-Charge Chicago

Contact

(T) +1.312.269.4081
(F) +1.312.782.8585

Education

  • The Ohio State University (J.D. 1991; Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Law Journal); Miami University (A.B. magna cum laude 1988; Phi Beta Kappa)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois; U.S. District Courts for the Northern (Trial Bar), Central, and Southern Districts of Illinois and the Western Districts of Wisconsin and Michigan; and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal, First, Seventh, Eighth, and Tenth Circuits

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to Judge William W. Bivins, New Mexico Court of Appeals (1991 term)

Tina Tabacchi, Partner-in-Charge of the Chicago Office, is a commercial litigator with a focus on the health care, pharmaceutical, and life sciences industries. She has experience in a broad range of federal, state, and administrative proceedings, including multidistrict and class action litigation and matters involving federal and state False Claims Acts (FCA), RICO, and consumer fraud claims. She also has handled Hatch-Waxman intellectual property and pharmaceutical products liability cases, government contract litigation, government and internal investigations, and contract and licensing disputes. In addition, Tina has successfully resolved numerous matters through mediation or other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Tina has served as counsel for a national pharmacy in connection with lawsuits asserting claims under the federal False Claims Act and the False Claims Acts of numerous individual states based on purported violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute. She also has served as national counsel for a national pharmacy in connection with a series of state attorney general and private class action pricing lawsuits. Tina has had substantial responsibility in the Firm's ongoing national representations of several pharmaceutical manufacturer clients in U.S. Department of Justice and state attorney general investigations and related federal, state, and multidistrict consumer class and individual actions. She counsels clients on health care and pharmaceutical compliance, contract, and licensing issues.

Tina serves as a member of the Firm's Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement Committee and on the board of the Chicago Civic Consulting Alliance.


Honors & Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America in the area of Litigation — Health Care (2015-2017)

    Illinois Super Lawyers (2015-2017)

    Chambers USA in the area of Litigation (2013-2015)

    Multicultural Leadership Award, Illinois Leadership Conference (2014)

    Named one of "The Most Powerful and Influential Women in Illinois" by the National Diversity Council (2012)
Tina Tabacchi