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Insight | Pharmaceutical and Medical Device

Harmon and Hillman Discuss Discovery of Foreign Regulatory Files

Shook Associates Jason Harmon and Claire Hillman have authored an article for Corporate Counsel Business Journal detailing a change to discovery rules that provides companies with grounds to argue against the discoverability of foreign regulatory files.

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Seventh Circuit Affirms Decision for Shook Client in Mining Lease Dispute

Shook attorneys persuaded the Seventh Circuit to affirm a lower court's decision in a dispute about a mining lease agreement.

Success | Retail

Foot Locker Obtains Summary Judgment in FCRA Class Action

In a critical ruling for all employers who contract with third parties to conduct employment verification and background checks through E-Verify, retailer Foot Locker, Inc., won summary judgment in ta first-of-its-kind putative class action involving the definition of a “consumer report” under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and related California statutes.  

Insight | Automotive

Can Robots Be Sued? Shook's AI Report Surveys In-House Counsel on Liability Concerns

It’s a brave new world for lawyers navigating the potential uses and risks of artificial intelligence in the legal industry. The “Brave New World” is of course a nod to the 1930s dystopian novel set in a futuristic world. Today, scientific discoveries are unfolding in a positive way in real time, making life easier through the use of devices on our phones and in our homes. For consumers and businesses, the future is developing. For attorneys, the lack of legal precedent can represent both a challenge and an opportunity.

Success | Pharmaceutical and Medical Device

Shook Wins Full Defense Verdict for Medical Device Maker

In a case where the plaintiff sought up to $40 million in damages, a Florida jury found for Shook's client on all counts after a four-week trial. After the win, the Shook team was nominated for "Litigators of the Week" by Litigation Daily.