Product Liability Group Of The Year: King & Spalding

Law360, New York (January 13, 2012, 8:40 PM EST) -- King & Spalding LLP’s defense verdicts in a bellwether case in the New York multidistrict litigation over Merck & Co. osteoporosis drug Fosamax and in a Florida Engle progeny suit against Big Tobacco clients were among some of the against-all-odds victories that vaulted the firm into a spot among Law360’s Product Liability Groups of 2011.

The firm’s October victory for Merck came after a four-week trial involving claims brought in April 2006 by Linda Secrest, an American Airlines air hostess in her sixties, who had sought...
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