How They Won It: Wolf, Gray Notch $750M For Rice Farmers

Law360, New York (August 16, 2011, 7:41 PM EDT) -- After three straight jury victories and a quick settlement in a fourth trial, attorneys from Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP, Gray Ritter & Graham PC and others had Bayer CropScience AG in an ideal position to negotiate a resolution in sprawling and long-running mass tort litigation over the company's alleged contamination of the nation's rice supply — and used this advantage to obtain a $750 million settlement on behalf of all U.S. long-grain rice growers.

The parties announced their settlement on July 1, which...
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