U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Eli Lilly Victory in Patent Litigation Case
The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in a unanimous decision affirmed Williams & Connolly’s client Eli Lilly’s victory in patent litigation over its drug Alimta®. The team included Adam Perlman, Bruce Genderson, Dov Grossman, David Krinsky, Allison Rushing, and Casey White.
Law360 Names Williams & Connolly Among its “Securities Practice Groups of the Year”
For a second consecutive year, the firm’s Securities practice group has been selected as one of Law360's “Securities Practice Groups of the Year” for 2016.
Four Attorneys Elected to Partnership
Attorneys Amy Mason Saharia, Jessica Bodger Rydstrom, Thomas S. Fletcher and Allison Jones Rushing join partnership.
The National Law Journal Names Williams & Connolly to the 2016 “Appellate Hot List”
Allison Jones Rushing, Kannon K. Shanmugam, and Amy Mason Saharia, along with the firm’s two Second Circuit appeals relating to the financial crisis, and the First Circuit affirmation in a landmark class action are featured in NLJ’s profile on the 2016 appellate elite.
Second Circuit Unanimously Affirms Judgment in Favor of Coventry First LLC
Allison Jones Rushing successfully argued in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit the appeal of a 2014 trial win for Williams & Connolly’s client, Coventry First LLC. The Court unanimously affirmed the judgment. Jason Wu joined Allison on the brief. The case below was tried by Dane Butswinkas, Heidi Hubbard, David Forkner, Kenneth Brown, and Bryan Wilson.
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit Affirms Verdict in Favor of AstraZeneca
The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the jury’s verdict in favor of Williams & Connolly’s client AstraZeneca in an antitrust litigation case related to prescription heartburn medication Nexium®. The team included Dane Butswinkas, Kannon Shanmugam, John Schmidtlein, Paul Gaffney, Jonathan Pitt, Stanley Fisher and Benjamin Greenblum.
Ana Reyes Named 2017 WBA Woman Lawyer of the Year
The Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA) will honor Ana Reyes, Partner and Co-chair of Williams & Connolly’s International Litigation Practice Group, as the 2017 WBA Woman Lawyer of the Year.
John Buckley Appointed to CPR’s Panel of Distinguished Neutrals
CPR, the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, has appointed Partner John Buckley to its Panel of Distinguished Neutrals.
Tanya Abrams and Barrett Anderson Selected to Participate in 2016 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder Program
Associates Tanya Abrams and Barrett Anderson were selected to participate in the 2016 LCLD Pathfinder Program.
Dane Butswinkas Named a “Winning Litigator” by The National Law Journal
The National Law Journal has named partner Dane Butswinkas among the 20 lawyers featured in its 2016 special report on “Winning Litigators.” According to the NLJ, the “battle-tested litigators” were selected because “they’ve mastered their craft” and “they score big wins in court.”
Kannon Shanmugam Elected to the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
Partner Kannon Shanmugam has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, an honor reserved for the most experienced appellate advocates who have demonstrated the highest skill level and integrity.