Five Butler Snow attorneys have been named Life Science Stars by Legal Media Group (LMG). William M. Gage, Eric E. Hudson, Alyson Bustamante Jones, Orlando R. Richmond, Sr. and P. Ryan Beckett were given the honor, identifying them as preeminent life science practitioners in the U.S.
The LMG Life Sciences Awards – the premier awards for the life sciences sector – are presented annually to firms, individuals and companies behind the most innovative and challenging life sciences work of the past year, as well as those driving the international market. Following an in-depth nomination and submission process each spring, entries are shortlisted by a judging panel featuring global industry experts. Winners are then selected based on formal research, case evidence and peer and client feedback.
Butler Snow’s pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare team provides clients with a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to minimize legal exposure, litigate through resolution and handle crisis management. The firm has significant experience with complex cases involving a broad array of products and medical devices and is regularly called upon to serve as national, regional and local counsel in significant product liability litigations. The team plays leading roles in federal multi-district proceedings and tries a broad range of cases, including bellwether cases in some of the most challenging jurisdictions in the country.
The LMG Life Sciences recognition is one of many Butler Snow’s pharmaceutical, medical device and health care litigation group has received recently. Benchmark Litigation selected the firm as its 2018 “Product Liability Law Firm of the Year.” The firm is ranked nationally by The Legal 500: US and Chambers USA 2019 for product liability litigation and as a leading core firm for the pharmaceutical industry in the BTI Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships in 18 Industries list. The BTI ranking places the firm in the top five percent of all law firms with regard to client relations within the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Many of the firm’s attorneys are ranked individually by LMG Life Sciences, The Legal 500: US, Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, The Best Lawyers in America, LMG Life Sciences and Super Lawyers, among others.