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Barnes & Thornburg LLP

According to the National Law Journal's 2018 NLJ 500 ranking of firms based on size, Barnes & Thornburg has 529 attorneys and is ranked 85th in the United States.  With $395,459,...
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  • State of Delaware v. Purdue Pharma L.P.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-20
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection
    Industry: Pharmaceuticals | Retail
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Johnston
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ryan P. Newell, Shaun Michael Kelly and Kyle Evans Gay of Connolly Gallagher, LLP; Richard W. Fields of Fields PLLC; Scott W. Gilbert, Richard Shore, Mark A. Packman, Jenna A. Hudson, Michael B. Rush, Monique T. Abrishami and Richard J. Leveridge, Gilbert LLP, Washington, DC; Kathleen Jen-nings, attorney general, and Michael Vild and Michelle Whalen, Delaware Dep't of Justice for the state.
    for defendant: Brian D. Tome and Kelly E. Rowe, Reilly, McDevitt & Henrich, PC, Wilmington, DE; Mark S. Cheffo, Hay-den A. Coleman, Debra D. O'Gorman and Judy L. Leone, Dechert LLP, Philadelphia, PA for defendant Purdue Pharma. Michael P. Kelly, Steven P. Wood, Daniel J. Brown and Hayley J. Reese, McCarter & English, Wilmington, DE; John A. Freedman and Sean O. Morris, Arnold & Porter Kay Scholer LLP, Los Angeles, CA for defendant Endo Pharmaceuticals. Kevin B. Collins, Katherine B. Shaffer and Neil K. Roman, Covington & Burling, New York, NY; A. Thompson Bayliss, Michael A. Barlow, Sarah E. Delia, David A. Seal and Daniel J. McBride, Abrams & Bayliss, Wilmington, DE for defendant McKesson Corp. David A. Felice, Bailey & Glasser LLP, Wilmington, DE, Steven Pyser, Ashley W. Hardin and Joshua D. Tully, Williams & Connolly, Washington, DC for defendant Cardinal Health. Jennifer C. Wasson, Jesse L. Noa and Carla M. Jones, Potter, Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Louis W. Schack, Shan-non E. McClure and Neil A. Hlawatsch of Reed Smith LLP for defendant AmerisourceBergen. Jami B. Nimeroff, Brown, Garry, Nimeroff, Wilmington, DE; James W. Matthews, Katy E. Koski, Jaclyn V. Piltch and Redi Kasollja, Foley & Lardner, Boston, MA for defendant Anda Pharmaceuticals. Thomas E. Han-son and Oni N. Harton, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Wilmington, DE and Indianapolis, IN for defendant H.D. Smith LLC. Daniel B. Rath, Rebecca L. Butcher and Jennifer L. Cree, Landis, Rath & Cobb LLP, Wilmington, DE; Eric R. Delinsky, Alexandra W. Miller and R. Miles Clark, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Washington, DC for defendant CVS Health Corp. Beth Moskow-Schnoll, William Burton and Elizabeth A. Sloan, Ballard Spahr LLP, Wilmington, DE; Kaspar J. Stoffelmayr, Katherine M. Swift and Alex J. Har-ris, Bartlit, Beck, Herman, Palenchar & Scott LLP, Chicago, IL and Denver, CO for defendant Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

    Case Number: D68469

    The state adequately alleged claims against manufacturers and distributors of opioids, but the court dismissed public nuisance, civil conspiracy and unjust enrichment claims.


    Labor of Law: Age-Bias Ruling Tested | NLRB's Dreeben Stepping Down | Glassdoor Anonymity Protected | Plus: Who Got the Work

    January 31, 2019

    The 7th Circuit's big age-bias ruling could have broader consequences, NLRB's Linda Dreeben is stepping down after more than 40 years, and Lyft taps Big Law to block New York's new minimum-wage law. Thanks for reading!


    Labor of Law: DOL Doubles Down on Oracle | Big Age Bias Ruling in 7th Circuit | Who Got the Work, Notable Moves & More

    January 24, 2019

    The US Labor Department is taking new steps in an Obama-era wage case against Oracle, and we've got the latest on a big age-bias ruling out of the 7th Circuit. Thanks for reading!

  • AgroFresh Inc. v. Mirtech, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-16
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Agriculture | Chemicals and Materials | Consumer Products
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Noreika
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Chad S.C. Stover and Regina S.E. Murphy, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Wilmington, DE; Robert D. Mac-Gill, Lynn C. Tyler, Deborah Pollack-Milgate, Joseph T. Wendt and Jessica M. Lindemann, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Indianapolis, IN for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Frederick L. Cottrell, III, Jeffrey L. Moyer and Nicole K. Pedi of Richards, Layton & Finger, Wilmington, DE; Gerald F. Ivey, John M. Williamson, Anand K. Sharma, Rajeev Gupta, Aidan C. Skoyles, Karthik Kumar and Daniel F. Roland, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, DC for defendant.

    Case Number: D68424

    In this patent claim construction matter, the court provided clarification to give meaning to all the claim terms.


    Labor of Law: Moonves Leaks Rile CBS Board | Ex-Tesla Employee Forced to Arbitrate | NLRB Names New Solicitor | Plus: Around the Water Cooler

    December 13, 2018

    Leaks from the Les Moonves misconduct investigation put Debevoise and Covington in the glare of the CBS Board. Plus: the NLRB has named a new solicitor, and Jones Day's in the spotlight for management-side advocacy as more newsrooms move to unionize. Scroll down for Who Got the Work, and more. Thanks for reading!

  • Gonzales v. Agway Energy Servs. LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-10-30
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection | Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Energy
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, U.S. - NDNY
    Judge: District Judge Mae D'Agostino
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for the Plaintiff and the Putative Class: D. Greg Blankinship, Esq., Todd S. Garber, Esq., Chantal Khalil, Esq., of Counsel; Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber, LLP, White Plains, New York
    for defendant: Attorneys for the Defendant: Sharon M. Procello, Esq., Brendan M. Sheehan, Esq., of Counsel; Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, Buffalo, New York; Attorneys for the Defendant: William K. Mosca, Jr., Esq., Kenneth J. Sheehan, Esq., John D. Coyle, Esq., of Counsel; Bevan, Mosca & Giuditta, P.C., Basking Ridge, New Jersey; Attorneys for the Defendant: Thomas E. Hanson, Jr., Esq., of Counsel; Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Wilmington, Delaware

    Case Number: 5:18-cv-235

    GBL §§349, 349-d Claims Pleaded Over Energy Services Firm's Deceptive Pricing Practices


    A Deeper Look Into Performance Indices

    September 13, 2018

    A look at the key trends that emerge from evaluating law firms overall performance


    Compliance Hot Spots: 'Never Trump' Fallout | VW Monitor's First Report | Plus: These Firms Got the Work

    August 28, 2018

    A Covington partner is yanked from the ZTE special compliance contract over his signing a "never Trump" letter in the run-up to the election. Plus: Larry Thompson, the VW monitor, issues his first annual report. Scroll down for an epic Who Got the Work. This is Compliance Hot Spots.

  • Cooling Water Intake Structure Coal. v. U.S. Envtl. Prot. Agency

    Publication Date: 2018-07-30
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Environmental Law
    Industry: Federal Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Raymond Lohier
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: United States Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew R. Wheeler, in his Official Capacity as Acting Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency,* National Marine Fisheries Service, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Respondents
    for defendant: For Intervenor-Petitioner American Petroleum Institute: Fredric P. Andes, Jill M. Fortney, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Chicago, IL; Jeffrey S. Longsworth, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Washington, DC.; For Intervenors-Petitioners Utility Water Act Group, Entergy Corporation: Andrew J. Turner, Todd S. Mikolop, Kerry L. McGrath, on the brief, Kristy A.N. Bulleit, Hunton & Williams LLP, Washington, DC.; For Intervenors-Petitioners Riverkeeper Inc., American Littoral Society, Casco Baykeeper, Delaware Riverkeeper Network, Hackensack Riverkeeper, Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., Raritan Baykeeper, Inc. d/b/a NY/NJ Baykeeper, Save the Bay — Narragansett Bay, Scenic Hudson, Inc., Sierra Club, Soundkeeper, Inc., Surfrider Foundation, Waterkeeper Alliance, Inc., and for Intervenors Center for Biological Diversity, Louisiana Environmental Action Network, California Coastkeeper Alliance, Humboldt Baykeeper, Suncoast Waterkeeper, Inc., Puget Soundkeeper Alliance: Reed W. Super, Edan Rotenberg, Super Law Group, LLC, New York, NY.; For Intervenor-Petitioner Sierra Club, and for Intervenors Center for Biological Diversity, California Coastkeeper Alliance, Humboldt Baykeeper, Louisiana Environmental Action Network, Suncoast Waterkeeper, Inc.: Eric E. Huber, Sierra Club, Boulder, CO.; For Intervenors-Petitioners Environment America, Environment Massachusetts: Charles C. Caldart, National Environmental Law Center, Seattle, WA.; For Respondents: Simi Bhat, United States Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Environmental Defense Section, Washington, DC, Clifford E. Stevens, Jr., United States Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Wildlife & Marine Resources Section, Denver, CO, on the brief; Richard T. Witt, Alexis Wade, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of General Counsel, of counsel, Perry M. Rosen, United States Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Environmental Defense Section, Washington, DC; Bridget Kennedy McNeil, United States Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division, Wildlife & Marine Resources Section, Denver, CO.; For Amicus Curiae Clean Air Task Force: Ann Brewster Weeks, Legal Director, Clean Air Task Force, Boston, MA, of counsel, Andrew K. Jacoby, Varadi, Hair & Checki, LLC, New Orleans, LA.

    Case Number: 14-4645

    Rule, Opinions as to Water Intakes Were Based on Reasonable Interpretations of Statutes

  • The Recorder

    DLA Piper Poaches McDermott's Trade Secrets Head

    July 16, 2018

    The global legal giant, which has watched McDermott Will & Emery robustly recruit from its ranks this year, has returned the favor by bringing aboard the firm's former trade secrets head as a partner in Los Angeles.