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Butler Snow LLP

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United States: Dispute resolution

Product liability, mass tort and class actions: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense
Product liability, mass tort and class actions: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense - ranked: tier 2

Butler Snow LLP

Jointly headed by William Gage¬†and¬†Alyson Jones, the ‚Äėhighly competent and skilled‚Äô group at Butler Snow LLP¬†has outstanding trial expertise and is entrusted by high-profile clients such as Takeda, AbbVie and Hoffman-La-Roche. Further, Gage is representing Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon in several lawsuits: he is acting as national coordinating counsel in¬†the re Ethicon Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, and as lead national counsel in the hernia mesh product liability litigation. Together with¬†Eric Hudson¬†and¬†Charles Morrow¬†in¬†Memphis, Jones and Oxford-based¬†Paul Cassisa¬†are defending Merck in product liability litigation involving the hair loss drug Propecia, in which plaintiffs allege failure to warn users of sexual dysfunction caused by the drug. Orlando Richmond, New York-based¬†David Cohen¬†and of counsel Christy Jones¬†are other key members of the practice. The team recently welcomed Nashville-based¬†Kenneth Conour¬†in April 2018, Andrea La‚ÄôVerne Edney¬†in May 2018 and Cedric Evans¬†in the Austin office in December 2018, from Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC¬†and Bowman and Brooke LLP¬†respectively. Charles Harrell and Ken Turner retired while Meta Danzey left in February 2018 to take an in-house position. Unless otherwise stated, all named partners are based in Jackson.

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