Day Pitney, Campbell Conroy & O’Neil and Swanson, Martin & Bell are among several firms defending firearms companies in a lawsuit filed by Mexico in Massachusetts federal court in August. Mexico is looking to hold the companies liable for the surge of illegal firearms into the country. Day Pitney and Swanson Martin are representing firearms company Sturm, Ruger & Co while Campbell Conroy is defense counsel for Barrett Firearms Manufacturing.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler is representing Coca-Cola in a pending lawsuit that alleges that the beverage company issued false advertisements on environmental issues related to plastic. The suit was filed July 16 in District of Columbia District Court by Richman Law & Policy on behalf of Earth Island Institute.