National Law Journal Names John Hueston 2017 Elite Boutique Trailblazer

Partner John Hueston has been named to the National Law Journal’s (NLJ) list of “Elite Boutique Trailblazers.” According to the NLJ, honorees were selected for “a deep passion and perseverance in pursuit of their mission, having achieved remarkable successes along the way.”

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Three Partners Named in Best Lawyers 2018

From Best LawyersBest Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.


Judge Tosses Class Action Claims in Dietary Supplements Case

On Tuesday, Judge Carney found that the plaintiff, Min Sook Shin, still had not adequately alleged that Umeken was responsible for statements on an unaffiliated website, still had not substantiated her claims of fraud against a Umeken executive, and still had not alleged her own experience with Umeken’s products with adequate particularity. The Court has given Shin 30 days to file a second amended complaint on her remaining claims.

Umeken is represented by John Hueston.