Represented Five States in Challenging Purdue Pharma's Chapter 11 Plan

Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington

In December 2021, a New York federal district judge overturned the confirmation of Purdue Pharma’s Chapter 11 plan, finding that legal releases that would shield members of the Sackler family from civil opioid lawsuits are not permitted under the Bankruptcy Code. In their appeal to the District Court, our bankruptcy lawyers represented the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington, in conjunction with certain of the Solicitors General and Assistant Attorneys General in the respective appealing states and the law firm of Kleinberg Kaplan Wolff & Cohen PC.

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