Muehlberger and Fessler Discuss Application of Primary Jurisdiction in Lawsuits Involving “Natural” Food and Beverage Claims
This Law360 article discusses the application of primary jurisdiction in lawsuits disputing “natural” claims on food and beverage products.
Oot Offers Tips for Rules-Based Advocacy in Legal Tech News
Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partner Patrick Oot has authored a Legal Tech News article that offers tips for those advocating "broader standards of proportional standards in litigation."
Behrens Details Study on Forum Shopping in California Pharmaceutical Cases
Shook, Hardy & Bacon Public Policy Group Co-Chair Mark Behrens has authored an article describing a study conducted by the Civil Justice Association of California finding that "nonresident plaintiffs—'litigation tourists'—are filing pharmaceutical cases in California by the thousands, dwarfing the number of filings by people who reside in the state."
Williams Provides Insight on "Value of Collaboration"
Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partner Paul Williams has contributed a chapter on "The Synergistic Value of Collaboration" to The Bigger Picture: Driving Client Value Through Collaboration (Ark Group 2016).
Barkett Comments on Sanctions Authority in Domestic Arbitrations
In commentary for the Daily Business Review, Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partner John Barkett explains when arbitrators have the authority to sanction a party or its counsel in domestic arbitration.