Jury Selection Strategy Was Key to String of J&J Talc Wins, Skadden’s Allison Brown Says


Allison Brown, with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Allison Brown, with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

In this week’s episode, a litigator on a winning steak breaks down her strategy for securing defense verdicts in venues considered to be plaintiff-friendly. Am Law Litigation Daily editor and columnist Ross Todd spoke with Allison (Alli) Brown of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom about a series of victories in trials over Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder. Since May, Brown has secured three wins for Johnson & Johnson in cases where plaintiffs claimed the company’s talc-based baby powder caused them or their loved ones to develop cancer.



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