Fumerton, Tara A.

77 West WackerChicago, IL 60601- 1692

Updated: 01/07/2014


Tara Fumerton has a broad range of experience in complex civil litigation, intellectual property law, and corporate internal investigations. Tara has litigated cases in state and federal courts involving class actions, fraud, federal and state False Claims Acts, RICO, patent litigation, and nationwide federal cases consolidated by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (so-called "MDL" cases). For several years, she has represented pharmaceutical companies in lawsuits throughout the...


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Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Business and Tort Litigation (USA)

Representative Cases

  • Abbott acquires Facet Biotech for $722 million , (2010)
  • Abbott and other pharmaceutical manufacturers successfully defend against Texas state court action alleging Medicare fraud , (2009)
  • Abbott and TAP Pharmaceutical defend against Average Wholesale Price (AWP) litigation , (2009)
  • Epsilon/Westford Funds and affiliates defend against bankruptcy related claims , (2011)
  • Insurance broker defends DOJ prosecution , (2009)
  • Micron Technology resolves patent infringement suit over semiconductor packaging for DRAMs , (2009)
  • Motorola and Freescale resolve patent suit with STMicroelectronics over 12 semiconductor patents , (2009)
  • R.J. Reynolds seeks reduction in 2003 settlement payments , (2011)
  • Stevens Transport obtained dismissal of suit alleging state-law tort claims , (2012)
  • TAP Pharmaceutical successfully defends 19 LupronĀ® pricing actions in state and federal courts , (2009)


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois


  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 2002
    Honors: with Honors
  • The University of Iowa, 2000

Office Information


77 West WackerChicago, IL 60601- 1692


  • (312) 782-8585


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