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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...

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Thompson Hine Announces Leadership Change For Atlanta Office

ATLANTA - Russell Rogers, a partner in Thompson Hine LLP's Business Litigation and Product Liability Litigation practice groups, assumed leadership of the firm's Atlanta office effective Dec. 1. Rogers replaced Walt Addison Linscott, who will...

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Greenberg Traurig Expands Los Angeles Office With IP Attorney Joseph Geisman

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has announced that Joseph Geisman has joined its Intellectual Property and Technology Practice as of counsel in the firm's Los Angeles office. Before joining Greenberg Traurig...

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Thomas Whitelaw Propels Expansion With New Partner Hire In San Francisco Office

SAN FRANCISCO - Thomas Whitelaw has announced the addition of Jeffrey V. Commisso as a partner in its San Francisco office, continuing the firm's expansion in Northern California. Commisso has more than a decade of experience at the trial and appellate...

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Ulmer & Berne Grows With Addition Of 3 Attorneys

CLEVELAND - Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced the addition of two new attorneys to the firm, Matthew T. Wholey and Joy F. Forster, and the return of Rebecca B. Jacobs to the firm's Columbus office. Wholey joins the firm's Cleveland office, while...