Brian Hennigan Named Litigator of the Week by American Lawyer

Brian Hennigan

Brian Hennigan was named “Litigator of the Week” by American Lawyer. Brian and his co-counsel, Lisa Blatt of Arnold & Porter, were recognized for a historic victory on behalf of client GlaxoSmithKline, in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered a new trial after a juror was improperly struck due to his sexual orientation.

The ruling extended a constitutional protection historically limited to race and gender discrimination to the area of sexual orientation. Hennigan served as co-lead counsel in the trial and appeal, in a case in which GSK sued Abbott Labs for breach of contract, antitrust and unfair trade practices.

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