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Glaxo Takes $2.36 Billion Charge On Legal Costs

LONDON - (AP) Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday it expects to take a $2.36 billion charge against second-quarter earnings for the costs of settling court cases over the antidepressant Paxil and diabetes drug Avandia. The company said the charge includes settlements, agreements to settle...

Former Acting Chief Counsel Of FDA, Jeffrey M. Senger, Joins Sidley Austin LLP

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sidley Austin LLP has announced that Jeffrey M. Senger, former acting chief counsel and Deputy Chief Counsel of the Food and Drug Administration, has joined Sidley as a partner in the global food, drug and medical device regulatory practice. He will be based in the firm's Washington...

Kimberly L. Beck Joins Ulmer & Berne’s Cincinnati Office

CINCINNATI - Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced the addition of Kimberly L. Beck as an associate to the firm's Cincinnati office. Before joining Ulmer & Berne, Beck was an associate at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, where she handled a wide variety of medical malpractice litigation and product liability...

Greenberg Traurig Grows National Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice Led By Atlanta Shareholder Lori G. Cohen

ATLANTA - Greenberg Traurig's Atlanta-based national Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice Group continues to grow with the addition of Ginger Heyman Pigott . Pigott, who joins as a shareholder, will work closely with Lori G. Cohen , chair of national group and co...