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HarrisMartin Webinar Series: Belviq MDL Litigation

Description

This event is chaired by Michael A. London and Virginia E. Anello of Douglas & London, P.C., Emily Jeffcott of Morgan & Morgan, and Julia A. Metts of Levin Papantonio Rafferty.

This event is CLE-accredited. For detailed information on your state's credit hours, click here.

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Agenda:

2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Welcome

Michael A. London, Douglas & London, P.C., New York


2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Drug History of Belviq ... What’s the Skinny?

Emily Jeffcott, Morgan & Morgan, Pensacola, FL


2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Injuries and Causation

Virginia E. Anello, Douglas & London, P.C., New York


2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Liability Story

Virginia E. Anello, Douglas & London, P.C., New York


3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Case Criteria

Julia A. Metts, Levin Papantonio Rafferty, Pensacola, FL


3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Litigation Status

Michael A. London, Douglas & London, P.C., New York

Contributors

  • Michael A. London, Douglas & London, P.C., New York

    Michael A. London is one of the founding partners of the law firm Douglas & London, P.C., located in downtown New York City. Mr. London obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, and his Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, New York. Mr. London is admitted and licensed to practice law in the States of New York and New Jersey, as well as in the United States District Courts for the Eastern District, Southern District, and Western District of New York, as well as the District of New Jersey.

  • Virginia E. Anello, Douglas & London, P.C., New York

    New York Injury attorney Virginia E. Anello was born and raised in Covington, Louisiana. She attended Louisiana State University on an honors scholarship. Ms. Anello graduated from LSU magna cum laude and received a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a minor in Italian. She went on to attend the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU where she received her Juris Doctor Degree and her Bachelor of Civil Law Degree, graduating in the top 30% of her class. Ms. Anello is admitted to practice law in the States of New York, Massachusetts, and Louisiana. She is also admitted to practice law in the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

  • Emily Jeffcott, Morgan & Morgan, Pensacola, FL

    Emily Jeffcott joined Morgan & Morgan’s Pensacola office in 2019 as a trial attorney. She is licensed to practice law in Florida, Louisiana, Texas, New York and the District of Columbia. Her practice areas extend primarily to product liability multi-district litigation, focusing on depositions, science & expert development, trial practice, and law & briefing. Ms. Jeffcott is a member of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee for In re: Juul Labs, Inc. Marketing, Sales Practices & Products Liability Litigation. In addition, Ms. Jeffcott is a member of the trial team and Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for In re: Taxotere Products Liability Litigation, serving on as co-chair for the law & briefing committee and a member of the science committee. Ms. Jeffcott is also a member of Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for In re: Valsartan (NDMA) Contamination Products Liability Litigation, serving on both the law & briefing committee and the science committee. Ms. Jeffcott’s past multi-district litigation experience includes In re: Xarelto. Products Liability Litigation, where she served as trial counsel in all bellwether trials, in addition to In re: Zofran Products Liability Litigation, In re: FEMA Trailer Products Liability Litigation, and In re: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

  • Julia A. Metts, Levin Papantonio Rafferty, Pensacola, FL

    Julia A. Metts joined Levin Papantonio Rafferty in 2020 following a successful tenure as the Director of Trial Programs at Stetson University College of Law. As the Director, Ms. Metts was responsible for managing, coaching, and training the members of Stetson’s nationally recognized Trial Team. She also taught Evidence and Trial Advocacy.

May 20, 2021
Thu 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 30M

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