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LMG Life Sciences Awards 2020

Legal Media Group honored Kirkland & Ellis with three awards at the eighth annual Life Sciences Awards. Kirkland litigation partner Jim Hurst was named “General Patent Litigator of the Year – Midwest.” The Firm was also honored with an Impact Deal of the Year Award for its work advising Bristol-Myers Squibb Company on the agreement with Amgen for Amgen to acquire the global rights to Celgene Corporation’s OTEZLA® (apremilast) for $13.4 billion. Additionally, Kirkland was honored with an Impact Case of the Year Award for its work advising Abbott Laboratories in Enzo Life Sciences, Inc. v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., et al.

The annual Life Sciences Awards honor the leading firms and individuals behind the most innovative and challenging life sciences work.