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Meet The Attorneys Facing Off In The Oklahoma Opioid Trial

Law360 (May 24, 2019, 4:50 PM EDT) -- A landmark trial over the pharmaceutical industry's responsibility for the opioid crisis is about to get underway in Oklahoma, and it will give some of the Sooner State's sharpest legal minds a chance to showcase their skills by either opposing or working with BigLaw partners in front of a national audience.

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has accused Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. of creating a public nuisance by exaggerating the benefits of narcotic painkillers and minimizing their addiction risks.

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter, left, meets with his trial team, which includes Brad Beckworth of Nix Patterson; Mike...

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