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Judge wants more female counsel in Mirena litigation

Leadership committee of plaintiffs included only men

The New York federal judge overseeing the litigation surrounding Bayer AG’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) has advice for plaintiffs counsel: get some women on this case.

Last week, U.S. District Judge Cathy Seibel encouraged the lawyers representing the plaintiffs to include some women on the proposed leadership committee—considering the nature of the case.


Cathleen Flahardy

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