The Rising Star winners are comprised of top litigators and dealmakers practicing at a level usually seen from veteran attorneys. Read more
In just one sentence, the United States Supreme Court rejected BP’s latest attempt to stay economic claim payments to Gulf Coast business. For months, BP has manufactured arguments and... Read more
Parker Miller, a lawyer in the firm’s Toxic Torts Section, has been selected as a Law 360 “Rising Star” for 2014, in the Environmental category. Law 360 describes this honor as including “at... Read more
Our firm is pleased to announce that Parker Miller has become a Shareholder. Parker joined the firm’s Toxic Torts Section as an Associate in 2008. His practice focuses primarily on complex l... Read more
The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) last month refused a request to carve out a new multidistrict litigation (MDL) to cover claims by parties that were excluded or opted ou... Read more
Judge Barbier recently granted final approval to the medical benefits portion of the settlement reached between BP and the Plaintiffs Steering Committee last year. Previously, Judge Barbier... Read more
Our firm has selected Ben Baker and Ted Meadows as the firm’s Litigators of the Year for 2012. This annual recognition is presented to the lawyer who demonstrates exceptional professional sk... Read more
We have seen some major developments arise in the Hot Fuel MDL in the last few months. Centered in the Kansas Federal District Court, these are cases filed against the major oil companies by... Read more
As we have reported, the fairness hearing for the oil spill settlements occurred on November 8, 2012, and based on all indications, the settlements received very high marks. While the partie... Read more
The Court-Supervised Claims Facility continues to ramp up processing of payments since its June debut earlier this year. Since that time, thousands of claimants have stepped forward to asser... Read more
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