Product Liability Group Of The Year: Jones Day

Law360, New York (January 11, 2013, 5:54 PM EST) -- Jones Day's product liability team emerged victorious from a trip into uncharted territory when it notched a win for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in the first Engle progeny case to go to trial in federal court, bringing a sigh of relief to Big Tobacco companies and securing a spot on Law360's Product Liability Practice Groups of the Year.

The lawsuit in the Middle District of Florida was one of roughly 5,000 cases that sprouted from a Florida Supreme Court ruling in Engle v. Liggett Group Inc.,...
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