Life Sciences Group Of The Year: Kirkland & Ellis

Law360, Philadelphia (January 10, 2014, 4:56 PM EST) -- A major victory at the U.S. Supreme Court in June strengthening protections for generic-drug manufacturers from state tort claims capped off an impressive year for Kirkland & Ellis LLP and helped earn the firm a place among Law360’s Life Sciences Practice Groups of the Year.

Attorneys in Kirkland’s life sciences group, swooping in at the certiorari stage, convinced the Supreme Court to hear arguments in Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett after the First Circuit upheld a $20 million judgment against the drugmaker in a ruling that...
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