June 22, 2021
Mintz Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Product Liability Practice Joseph G. Blute was quoted in an article published by Law360 that provided analysis on a recent ruling from the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts granting summary judgment to pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline in a lawsuit alleging that its anti-nausea medication Zofran causes birth defects. Mr. Blute was among legal sources to comment on how the preemption ruling provides a "roadmap" for fending off multidistrict litigation with the help of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Merck v. Albrecht.
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Narges M. Kakalia was quoted extensively in an article published by The American Lawyer examining diversity fatigue, and how it threatens the progress law firms are making around eliminating systemic racism and creating a more inclusive environment.
Mintz Member Jennifer B. Rubin was quoted in an article published by the Society for Human Resource Management’s HR Magazine to discuss California’s relaxation of COVID-19 guidelines and how employers can comply with local rules and ordinances to regulate workplace safety.
June 16, 2021
Mintz Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation Practice Jack Sylvia participated in a roundtable discussion published in the July 2021 issue of Financier Worldwide Magazine exploring trends in shareholder disputes over the past 12-18 months and looking ahead at issues and challenges to come as parties adjust to the post-COVID-19 landscape.