April D. Lambert
April D. Lambert joined Radice Law Firm PC as Of Counsel in 2016. Prior to joining Radice Law Firm PC, Ms. Lambert was an associate in the intellectual property litigation group at Sidley Austin LLP. Ms. Lambert has extensive experience litigating patent infringement and antitrust cases, as well as handling other intellectual property matters. Ms. Lambert has also participated on the discovery teams of a range of litigation matters. Representative cases Ms. Lambert has worked on including the following:
- In re Asacol Antitrust Litigation (D. Mass.) – alleging delayed generic entry of prescription drug Asacol due to product hopping and other anticompetitive conduct by defendant
- In re Niaspan Antitrust Litigation (E.D. Pa.) – alleging delayed generic entry of prescription drug Niaspan due to reverse payments and other anticompetitive conduct by defendant
- Cung Le et al. v. Zuffa (D. Nev.) – monopsony case alleging unlawfully depressed compensation for MMA fighters caused by UFC’s monopolization of the market
Ms. Lambert earned her J.D. from the New York University School of Law (2003), where she was a McKay Scholar, an award given to the top 25% of the class, and was the Executive Editor of the NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy. While at NYU, Ms. Lambert served as an intern for the New York City Public Advocate’s Office. Ms. Lambert also graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University (2000) and earned a masters in library and information science from the University of Illinois (2013). Ms. Lambert has published on the topics of cybersecurity education and library patron privacy.
Throughout her career Ms. Lambert has been active in pro bono matters. In law school she volunteered as a student advocate for women through a battered women’s program and assisted women in obtaining divorces. Ms. Lambert continued this work once in practice and served as counsel for petitioners for protection from abuse orders, often negotiating consent orders and avoiding the trauma of a hearing on the matter. Ms. Lambert also served as an intake coordinator for the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) Hull House Legal Clinic and earned awards for exemplary service to the CVLS program.
Ms. Lambert is admitted to practice in Illinois and Pennsylvania (inactive) and has been admitted to the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and the Western District of Pennsylvania.