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Opioid judge doesn't want media to know details of settlement talks

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CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.

Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

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CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Florida lawyer joins prominent law firm GrayRobinson

TALLAHASSEE -- George T. Levesque, who is known as one of the top lawyers for the Florida Senate, recently joined the GrayRobinson law firm in Tallahassee. His practice areas include administrative and regulatory, appellate, government, government relations and lobbying, and litigation services for the firm.