By Bonnie Eslinger Law360, Los Angeles -- A California judge Tuesday dismissed a decade-old action claiming Amgen Inc.’s board caused more than $1 billion in damages by overseeing an off-label drug marketing scheme, saying the shareholder failed to make a demand on the officials to instigate litigation before filing her suit. Shareholder Judy Durgin’s suit, brought in May 2007, relates to allegedly misleading statements the pharmaceutical giant made about off-label uses for two of its drugs, Aranesp and Epogen. In 2012, the company pled guilty in federal court to misbranding Aranesp and agreed to a combined $762 million civil and criminal payout to resolve the allegations a
Hueston Hennigan's "Art of the Trial" series, authored by the firm's partners and published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, continues with a new chapter by Marshall A. Camp. In "Art of the Trial: Cross-Examination", Mr. Camp shares his thoughts on the keys to an effective cross-examination.
Hueston Hennigan LLP is pleased to announce that Alex G. Romain has joined the firm as a partner. Mr. Romain comes from Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C., where he was a litigation partner since January 2007. Mr. Romain is consistently recognized as a celebrated and skilled litigator and trial lawyer, and he has more than 17 years’ experience in high-stakes complex civil and corporate litigation, securities litigation and enforcement, and white-collar criminal defense. Notably, Mr. Romain was a member of the trial team that successfully defended the late Senator Ted Stevens. The American Lawyer has described his team’s work in
Hueston Hennigan is proud to announce that partner Robert Klieger has been recognized as an MVP by Law360, a recognition that places him among the top five Media and Entertainment attorneys in the nation. According to Law360, "The elite slate of attorneys chosen as 2016 MVPs have distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals." Competition for the MVP distinction was keen, with editors reviewing more than 1,000 submissions to determine the winners.