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False advertising
Food and beverage
Intellectual property

Adeel Mangi is a Partner in Patterson Belknap’s Litigation department, where he focuses on complex commercial disputes. He has particular experience in pharmaceutical industry litigation and false advertising. 

Mr. Mangi has been recognized by numerous industry groups, including Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC’s Benchmark Litigation’s “40 & Under List”. He has also been highlighted repeatedly, including in 2022, as a “Client Service All-Star” by The BTI Consulting Group. In 2022, he was featured in The American Lawyer’s ‘Litigators of the Week’ section in connection with a $2 billion jury trial verdict in a case involving theft of trade secrets in the software industry. He has been named a “Rising Star” by the New York Law Journal, and was also named a “Rising Star” by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Diversity & the Bar magazine. Mr. Mangi was previously named as one of the National Asian and Pacific American Bar Association’s “Best Lawyers Under 40”. Mr. Mangi is also a 2013 graduate of the Microsoft Litigation Group’s highly prestigious Trial Advocacy Academy.

In 2018 and 2017, based upon work pioneered and led by Mr. Mangi, Patterson Belknap was awarded the “Legal Leadership Award” by the American Civil Liberties Union—New Jersey; the “Champions of Justice” award by the Muslim Bar Association of New York; the “Religious Liberty Award” (2018) and the “Landmark” litigation award (2017) by the New Jersey Muslim Lawyers Association; and the Trailblazer Award by the South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey. Mr. Mangi was also declared Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the South Asian Bar Association of New York. Also in 2017, Mr. Mangi Chaired the Federal Bar Council’s annual Law Day Dinner celebrating the Rule of Law before some 850 attorneys and federal judges.

Mr. Mangi joined Patterson Belknap upon his graduation from Harvard Law School with an LL.M in 2000. Mr. Mangi was at Harvard as a Kennedy Memorial Scholar. Prior to that time, Mr. Mangi qualified as a British Barrister at Law as a Member of the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, during which time his two-person team won the National Bar Providers Moot Court Competition. Mr. Mangi also holds a First Class Degree in Law from the University of Oxford (Pembroke College), where he held the Roger Bannister Scholarship for Academics and Sports and Domus scholarships. 

Updated Aug 2022