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Covington & Burling LLP

ONE CITY CENTER, 850 TENTH STREET, NW, WASHINGTON DC 20001, USA
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Work +1 202 662 6000
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Phyllis Jones

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Work +1 202 662 5868
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Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner

Position

Phyllis Jones is a partner in Covington’s Litigation Practice. Her practice focuses on matters involving the complex legal issues facing the firm’s pharmaceutical and healthcare clients. Ms. Jones has a wide-ranging litigation practice with a particular emphasis on the representation of pharmaceutical clients in mass tort proceedings, including at trial. She has represented clients in state and federal courts and before arbitral panels and regulatory bodies.

Education

Yale Law School, J.D., 2005. University of Oklahoma, B.A., 2002.


United States: Dispute resolution

Product liability, mass tort and class action: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

Within: Next generation lawyers

Phyllis Jones - Covington & Burling LLP

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class action: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

Historically known for its strong pharmaceuticals and medical devices practice, Covington & Burling LLP’s Washington DC-based team often advises on strategic issues. Michael Imbroscio, Paul Schmidt and Phyllis Jones obtained summary judgment and termination of 1,225 cases in the Mirena IUD MDL for Bayer, with Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP as co-counsel. Imbroscio, Jones and San Francisco-based Jeffrey Davidson have been serving as national counsel to Eli Lilly in litigation concerning erectile dysfunction drug Cialis. Imbroscio, Schmidt and Shankar Duraiswamy defended Genentech in the company’s first product liability suit regarding its Lucentis eye treatment product. The team includes Keith Teel and Raymond Biagini.

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