Latham & Watkins was honored with two awards from LMG Life Sciences, which recognizes the law firms and attorneys behind the most innovative and challenging life sciences work for the past year. The awards are regarded as one of the industry’s top programs and Latham has been recognized every year since their inception in 2012.
This year our healthcare and life sciences team was honored with the following:
- Corporate Firm of the Year – Latham was recognized for its extensive and innovative corporate work across the life sciences industry.
- General Patent Litigator of the Year: DC Metro – Washington, D.C. partner and Global Vice Chair of Latham’s Litigation & Trial Department, Mike Morin, was recognized for his work handling complex and high-profile patent cases, often for well-known lift sciences companies.
Latham and its attorneys were also on the shortlist in a number of other categories, including: Life Cycle Firm of the Year, M&A Firm of the Year, Licensing & Collaboration Firm of the Year, FDA Litigation & Enforcement Firm of the Year, General Patent Litigation Firm of the Year, Government Investigations Firm of the Year, Corporate Attorney of the Year – Nathan Ajiashvili, Licensing & Collaboration Attorney of the Year – Judith Hasko, Regulatory Attorney of the Year: FDA Medical Device – Ben Haas, Regulatory Attorney of the Year: Pricing & Reimbursement – Stuart Kurlander, Hatch-Waxman Litigator of the Year: Branded – Adam Perlman, General Patent Litigator of the Year: New York – Arlene Chow, General Patent Litigator of the Year: Midwest – Ken Schuler, Rising Star: Regulatory – Liz Richards, and Rising Star: Financial & Corporate – Drew Capurro.
LMG Life Sciences is the definitive guide to leading North American law firms and lawyers specialized in the life sciences industry. In the United States, It focuses its surveys on four main practice areas: Regulatory; Intellectual Property; Financial & Corporate; and Non-IP Litigation & Enforcement. The LMG Life Sciences Awards are determined through rigorous research including firm submissions, practitioner surveys, client feedback, and independent research.