五颜六色的大米赢得了两项年度“精英审判律师”奖项

The 2020 Elite Trial Lawyers Awards, presented by ALM and The National Trial Lawyers, 名叫莫特利·赖斯 Firm of the Year in its pharmaceuticals litigation and insurance liability categories. 这家公司是一家 入围13个类别的决赛. 五颜六色的大米联合创始人 乔米 还获得了精英审判律师终身成就奖, 还有西蒙斯·汉利·康罗伊公司的保罗·汉利. 律师 乔迪·威斯布鲁克 也被公认为原告律师协会的11位精英女性之一.

The Firm of the Year awards considered achievements from August 1, 2018 to October 1, 2019. 查看所有决赛入围者.

年度最佳制药和保险责任公司

五颜六色的大米’s pharmaceuticals and medical device casework during the nomination period included leading 确保诉讼 在加利福尼亚州阿拉米达县高等法院对拜耳公司进行了合并. 案件总数为受害妇女严重, 衰弱性伤害在2018年和2019年增加了一倍以上, 到30多个,000, 这是目前正在诉讼的最大的医疗集体侵权案件之一. The firm also serves as co-lead counsel and a member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for multidistrict litigation that alleges anti-nausea medication 枢复宁 导致未出生的孩子有致命的先天缺陷, 关于:枢复宁 (Ondansetron)产品责任诉讼 在马萨诸塞地区. The Court heard arguments made by appellate attorney Lou Bograd against a motion for summary judgment, 最终拒绝了辩方的请求, 允许索赔继续进行. The case is being closely watched as liability for harm caused by generic drugs has been hotly contested in the civil court system in recent years.

The firm’s insurance liability casework includes representing patients in litigation that alleges certain health insurance and provider companies overcharged patients for needed medical services and products while knowingly pocketing the difference.

除了药品诉讼和保险责任, 五颜六色的大米事务所入围了另外9个类别的年度最佳事务所:

  • 反垄断
  • 集体诉讼
  • 消费者保护
  • 金融产品
  • 大规模侵权
  • 人身伤害
  • 隐私/数据违反
  • 产品质量责任
  • 证券诉讼

乔·赖斯和乔迪·弗劳尔斯在2020年精英出庭律师奖上

精英女人 & 终身成就奖

“为我的客户挺身而出, 他们中的许多人都经历了难以形容的悲剧, 是我一生中最大的荣誉之一吗. 因为这样做而得到认可,真的让人感到谦卑, 我很感激能有机会成为出庭律师,乔迪说。, 谁是莫特利·赖斯反恐和人权实践小组的联合领导. She is a key member of the firm’s opioid litigation team and she currently serves on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for 2001年9月11日的恐怖袭击, and represents thousands of survivors and their families in this pioneering civil action seeking to hold al Qaeda’s material sponsors accountable. 她在……中起了关键作用 Linde等人. v. 阿拉伯银行有限公司, filed by victims of terrorist bombings in Israel against Arab Bank for allegedly financing Hamas and other Israeli terrorist organizations, marking the first time that a financial institution has been brought to trial under the Anti-Terrorism Act. She also served as the lead negotiator in the last hold-out of the individual cases against 利比亚 泛美航空103航班洛克比爆炸案,以及其他案件. 除了反恐和人权方面的工作, Jodi also serves as co-liaison counsel and represents victims in the 21st Century Oncology data breach multidistrict litigation. She also represents consumers and businesses impacted by security flaws believed to affect virtually all Intel Corp.以及其他数据泄露和隐私案件. 

乔米 has served as lead negotiator in some of the nation’s largest civil actions over the past 30 years, 包括在20世纪90年代起草烟草总和解协议. He also served as a lead negotiator for a pair of settlements reached with BP regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, 其中之一是美国历史上最大的民事集体诉讼和解案.S. 历史. He also helped negotiate the nearly $15 billion Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Fraud class action settlement, 这是美国最大的汽车相关消费者集体诉讼和解案.S. 历史. 目前, Joe is co-lead counsel in the National Prescription Opiate Litigation MDL aimed at combatting the alleged over-distribution and deceptive marketing of prescription opioids. 

“这个奖不只是给我一个人的. There are countless others who stood beside me along the way and helped change our society for the better by fighting for the safety of every man, 女人和孩子. 他们的辛勤工作将永远受到赞赏,”乔说.  

关于2020届精英出庭律师

根据 ALM, the 2020 finalists chosen by The National Trial Lawyers’ selection committee “demonstrated repeated success in cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs over the last 15 months. They also possess a solid track record of client wins over the past three to five years.” A “significant win” means prevailing in a bench or jury trial or in a major settlement in which the stakes are high; for example, a substantial amount of money is involved or the outcome potentially affects litigation strategy or the results in similar cases.

另外, 根据ALM, “虽然类别与过去几年非常相似, 2020 marks the official launch of a strategic partnership between ALM and The National Trial Lawyers. The National Trial Lawyers is a membership organization of civil plaintiffs and criminal defense attorneys, offering education and networking as well as recognition programs for the top lawyers in the plaintiff and criminal defense bar across the country. ALM’s new 2020 partnership with NTL allowed the company to expand its reach to new organizations and geographies.“是” 符合条件的 for the award, firms should devote at least 50% of their litigation resources to plaintiffs work.

The 精英女人 of the Plaintiffs’ Bar Award “celebrates women lawyers who have consistently excelled in high-stakes matters on behalf of plaintiffs across their careers and within the last year.”

The Elite Trial Lawyers Lifetime Achievement Award “recognizes the outstanding trial lawyer who has made a significant impact on the legal community and the practice of law over an entire career.” The award’s recipients have also “helped shape the legal industry through visionary leadership and have had an extraordinary impact on society and the profession on behalf of plaintiffs year in and year out.” 阅读更多关于奖项评估过程和标准.