Life Sciences MVP: Kirkland's Jay Lefkowitz

Law360, New York (December 16, 2013, 7:03 PM EST) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s Jay P. Lefkowitz took home the gold this year when he won the high-profile U.S. Supreme Court case that overturned a landmark ruling on generic-drug companies’ liability with respect to state tort claims, landing him a spot among Law360’s 2013 Life Sciences MVPs.

Lefkowitz, who already had one Supreme Court victory under his belt, represented Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. Inc. in the case that solidified a key argument for generic-drug makers sued for design defects under state law. He joined the case, Bartlett...
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