Product Liability Group Of The Year: Sidley Austin

Law360, New York (January 18, 2011, 6:12 PM EST) -- Last year, Sidley Austin LLP helped AstraZeneca PLC win dismissal of a putative class action over heartburn drug Nexium and shielded Bayer Corp. from third-party payors in a multidistrict litigation over its birth control products, earning the firm a place among Law360's Product Liability Groups of 2010.

Comprised of more than 125 attorneys, Sidley's product liability group represents pharmaceutical giants, auto makers, utilities and other major companies in complex litigation ranging from MDLs to mass tort and consumer fraud class actions.

Michael Davis, a global coordinator...
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