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W&L’s Bilsborrow Will Attend AAJ Leadership Academy

Attorney James Bilsborrow is one of a dozen lawyers from around the nation chosen to participate this year in an American Association for Justice (AAJ) training academy to develop promising new leaders of the legal profession. Bilsborrow will attend the AAJ’s Leadership Academy between May and October — at sessions first in Dallas, then in Montreal, and…

ABA Section on Litigation Invites Relkin to Speak

W&L’s Ellen Relkin will be speaking at the American Bar Association Section of Litigation conference on the topic of multidistrict litigation. Relkin will be participating in the session “Judicial Quasi-Class Actions — Managing MDL and Mass Tort Litigation Through Innovative Case Management and Judicial Control over the Appointment of Lead Counsel, Mediation and Settlement, Attorney Fees,…

ABA Newsletter Publishes Insightful Article by W&L’s Ellen Relkin

Our Ellen Relkin’s exhaustive familiarity with how choice-of-law conflicts in federal court can materially impact a plaintiff’s ability to obtain punitive damages was showcased in a current American Bar Association newsletter. Writing in the Fall 2014 issue of Mass Torts Litigation, Relkin asserted that plaintiffs’ attorneys need to consider carefully the choice-of-law options laid before…

National Law Journal Names W&L to Elite Trial Lawyers List

Two keys that earlier this year led to a $9-billion courtroom victory by Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., against the maker of the diabetes drug Actos, were revealed Monday when National Law Journal named the New York City-based personal injury firm to its debut list of “America’s Elite Trial Lawyers.” Key Number One — a massive investment…

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