Richard E. Sarver and Celeste Coco-Ewing named as Law360 Legal Lions for win in first bellwether trial

May 5, 2017

On May 4, 2017, Law360 selected partners Richard E. Sarver and Celeste Coco-Ewing, along with their co-counsel, as Legal Lions for securing a complete defense verdict in defense of Janssen Pharmaceutical’s Xarelto.  Partner Andrea Mahady Price and associates Madison Sharko and Shaun McFall contributed to the win. This was the first bellwether trial in the Multi-District Litigation concerning the prescription novel oral anti-coagulant.

Barrasso Usdin attorneys have earned a reputation for trying and winning high-stakes cases. This particular trial team has secured defense verdicts for clients in federal MDLs and consolidated state court proceedings in Cook County, Illinois, Madison County, Illinois, Cleveland, Ohio, New Orleans, Louisiana, and Dallas, Texas.

About Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C.
Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C., is a litigation law firm located in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The Firm has experience litigating complex civil cases throughout the country, including all types of commercial disputes, class actions, environmental cases, product liability and toxic tort cases, intellectual property cases, insurance bad faith and coverage cases, and securities arbitrations, litigation, and regulatory matters.