Trials MVP: Weil Gotshal's Diane Sullivan

By Cara Salvatore (December 20, 2016, 3:37 PM EST) -- Diane Sullivan's major work this year included a defense verdict for Philip Morris that the cigarette giant valued at $190 million, making the Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP partner one of Law360's 2016 Trial MVPs.

TRIALS Diane Sullivan

Weil Gotshal A class of tens of thousands of healthy Massachusetts Marlboro smokers had wanted Philip Morris to pay for annual scans using low-dose computed tomography, or LDCT, a recently developed technology that can pick up cancer signs much earlier than a chest X-ray.

But in February, a jury agreed with Sullivan that Philip Morris USA need not pay for the screenings. The scans would have...

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