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Adan D. Briones Joins Jones Walker

HOUSTON - Jones Walker has announced that Adan D. Briones joined the firm as an associate in the firm's Houston office. Briones' practice focuses primarily on affirmative and defensive civil litigation, particularly in the areas of commercial...

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Weil Elects 7 Lawyers To Partnership

NEW YORK - International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that the following individuals will be partners and counsel of the firm, effective Jan. 1, 2011. Partners: Joshua Amsel, New York - Securities...

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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP Elects 7 New Partners

NEW YORK - Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP has announced that it has elected seven attorneys as members of the firm effective Jan. 1, 2011. The new partners are: Elizabeth A. Cooper, Igor Fert, Melissa Hutson, Jonathan Karen, Noah M. Leibowitz, Alvaro...

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Goodwin Procter Expands California Commercial Litigation Presence With Addition Of Steven Ellis

BOSTON - Goodwin Procter, a national Am Law 50 firm, has announced that Steven A. Ellis has joined the firm as a partner in its Consumer Financial Services Litigation practice, in its Los Angeles office. Ellis' practice will focus on complex commercial...

Tom Moylan
2 Drug Makers To Pay $214.5 Million For Off-Label Marketing Of Zonegran

BOSTON - (Mealey's) Drug maker Elan Corp. PLC on Dec. 15 pleaded guilty to misdemeanor branding for the off-label marketing of the epilepsy drug Zonegran and will pay more than $203.5 million in criminal and civil penalties ( United States of America...

Michael Lefkowitz
Jury Awards $71M In Case Alleging Distribution Of Cigarettes To Children

BOSTON -- (Mealey's) A Massachusetts jury awarded $71 million in compensatory damages on Dec. 14 to the estate and only son of a woman who said she began smoking free Newport cigarettes handed out in her neighborhood by Lorillard Tobacco Co., according...