Oil Spill Defendants Bring On Major Firms

Law360, New York (June 16, 2010, 4:04 PM EDT) -- As litigation piles up in Florida over the BP PLC oil spill, the corporate defendants have retained some of the state's — and the country's — major firms to take on claims for property and other economic damages.

According to court documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, BP is represented by James Riley Davis and Thomas Andrew Range of Akerman Senterfitt LLP, a nationwide firm that has offices across Florida. A spokeswoman confirmed the firm is representing BP in...
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