And Now A Word From The Panel: 4 MDL Lessons At 40

Law360 (July 24, 2019, 2:33 PM EDT) -- Welcome to our 40th installment of And Now a Word from the Panel, a column which “rides the circuit” with the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation as it meets on a bimonthly basis at venues around the country. As we reach this milestone, we will take a few moments to reflect on lessons learned over the past 40 panel hearing sessions, and the evolution of the MDL landscape over that six-and-a-half-year period.

But before looking back into history, let us first reflect on the present. This week, the panel heads northwest to Portland, Oregon, for its July 25 hearing session and...

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