Two Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys Named 'Life Sciences Stars’ by LMG Life Sciences

Press Release, Awards & Recognition

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that partners Tripp Haston and Kevin C. Newsom have been named “Life Sciences Stars” in the LMG Life Sciences 2013 guide for their outstanding work in the industry. The guide also recognized the firm for its product liability work.

“We congratulate Tripp and Kevin, as well as our product liability team, on this prestigious recognition,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “This demonstrates their deep experience in this area and dedication to providing quality service to our clients.”

Last year, Mr. Haston was also named a Life Sciences Star. He co-chairs the firm’s Life Sciences Industry Team and represents a broad spectrum of clients on regional, national and international engagements. He currently acts as national coordinating and trial counsel and serves numerous clients as a national team member in ongoing mass tort and multi-district litigation throughout the United States. Mr. Haston has represented clients in more than thirty states in the U.S. as well as counseled clients on legal matters in Europe and Asia.

Mr. Newsom is chair of the firm’s Appellate Litigation Group. In addition to serving on the Life Sciences Industry Team, Mr. Newsom has handled cases involving, among other areas, general commercial law, tort law, environmental law, securities law, election law, civil-rights and constitutional law, admiralty law, telecommunications law, immigration law, and criminal law. He is one of four Bradley Arant Boult Cummings lawyers to have clerked at the United States Supreme Court.

The Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Life Sciences Industry Team provides a wide range of legal services to clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, health care, and biofuel industries. The firm offers a cross-disciplinary team of seasoned legal professionals focused on meeting the specific needs of companies, inventors, investors and institutions involved in life sciences. The attorneys draw on extensive scientific, legal and industry experience to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions that work seamlessly with clients’ strategic business goals.

The LMG Life Sciences guide, a supplement of Euromoney’s Managing Intellectual Property, serves as a resource for in-house counsel identifying leading lawyers and firms in multiple practice areas associated with life sciences. According to its website, LMG Life Sciences’ research involved more than 1,000 online surveys and interviews with nearly 600 attorneys in the United States, as well as a review of public information and feedback from clients within the industry. This qualitative process of peer opinion, market feedback and independent research led to its list of the highest profile, most sought-after and best attorneys working in life sciences.