Taxotere MDL Gets Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel and Steering Committee

taxotere2US District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt in the Eastern District of Louisiana issued Pretrial Order 2 on Nov. 17, 2016 appointing the Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel, Defendants’ Liaison Counsel, and the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) for 180 actions in In Re: Taxotere (Docetaxel) Products Liability Litigation – MDL No. 2740.

Plaintiffs’ Liaison counsel: Dawn Barrios of Palmer Lambert Barrios LLP of New Orleans, Louisiana and Palmer Lambert of Gainsburgh Benjamin David Meunier & Warshauer, LLC, also of New Orleans.

Defendants’ liaison counsel: Douglas J. Moore of Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee:

Andrew Lemmon                                                  Emily Jeffcott
Lemmon Law Firm, LLC                                     The Lambert Firm, PLC
Hahnville, Louisiana 70057                                New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Christopher Coffin                                                J. Kyle Bachus
Pendley, Baudin & Coffin, LLP                           Bachus & Schanker, LLC
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112                           Denver, Colorado

Anne Andrews                                                            Karen Barth Menzies
Andrews Thornton Higgins Razmara, LLP          Gibbs Law Group LLP
Irvine, California 92606                                           El Segundo, California

Hunter J. Shkolnik                                               Genevieve Zimmerman
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC                                         Meshbesher & Spence LTD
New York, New York                                            Minneapolis, Minnesota

Abby E. McClellan                                                Lawrence J. Centola, III
Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP                                   Martzell, Bickford, & Centola
Kansas City, Missouri                                           New Orleans, Louisiana

Alexander G. Dwyer                                             David F. Miceli
Kirkendall Dwyer LLP                                         Simmons Hanly Conroy
Houston, Texas 77002                                        Alton, Illinois 62002

Rand P. Nolen                                                       Daniel Markoff
Fleming, Nolen & Jez, LLP                                 Atkins & Markoff Law Firm
Houston, Texas                                                     Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Larry Bodine

Attorney Larry Bodine is Editor of Mass Tort Nexus, and the Editor of The National Trial Lawyers. He is the former Editor in Chief of and the American Bar Association Journal. He is a cum laude graduate of both Seton Hall University Law School and Amherst College.

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