Shlomo Fellig is an associate in the Boston office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. Mr. Fellig advises clients on complex business litigation, consumer class actions and mass tort claims, and white collar defense and government investigations. Mr. Fellig also serves on the firm's Technology Committee.

In addition to his practice, Mr. Fellig is a dedicated pro bono advocate, with experience representing a client sentenced to life without parole for offenses committed in their youth and clients unlawfully detained for immigration issues.

While in law school, Mr. Fellig served as an editor for the Harvard Business Law Review and legal intern for the Federal Public Defender for the District of Massachusetts. He also received the Joseph H. Beale Prize for excellence in Conflicts of Law.

Prior to law school, Mr. Fellig was a serial entrepreneur and founded several successful internet startups.

Mr. Fellig's representative matters include advising:

  • A pharmaceutical manufacturer in multi-district litigation and coordinated state cases where plaintiffs allege deceptive marketing and oversupply of opioids resulting in myriad opioid costs associated with opioid addiction
  • One of the largest airline companies in the world in a class action lawsuit regarding baggage fees
  • One of the largest tobacco companies in the world in personal injury and/or wrongful death claims by individual smokers
  • One of the largest electronic cigarette companies in connection with the development of the company’s new Code of Conduct and Global Compliance Policies
  • An affiliate of a public company in relation to bankruptcy proceeding to resolve legacy asbestos liability
  • High-profile individuals in connection with a white collar lawsuit in the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts alleging conspiracy to use bribery and other forms of fraud to facilitate their children’s admission to colleges and universities
  • A large multi-hospital system in several internal investigations involving the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and their state analogs
  • Principal to a prominent hedge fund in federal and state court cases, resulting in dismissal of all counts against the client, a seven-figure damages award for his counterclaims and recognition of his ongoing membership interest
  • Private equity firms on regulatory issues related to mergers and acquisitions

Bar Qualification

  • Massachusetts

Education

  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2017
    cum laude
  • BA in Psychology, Touro College, 2013
    summa cum laude