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September 23, 2021

LMG Life Sciences Names King & Spalding its Government Investigations Firm of the Year, Honors Partner Vanessa Yen as an Intellectual Property Rising Star

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 — LMG Life Sciences has named King & Spalding its 2021 Government Investigations Firm of the Year for the second consecutive year.

The organization also honored Trial and Global Disputes partner Vanessa Yen as an Intellectual Property Rising Star.

The LMG Life Sciences Awards honor firms, individuals and companies behind the most innovative and challenging life sciences work of the past year as identified from research it conducts through surveys and interviews with lawyers and clients, as well as public information.

King & Spalding’s Life Sciences and Healthcare industry team comprises more than 400 lawyers across the firm’s litigation, transactional and regulatory teams who devote all or a substantial portion of their practice to serving clients in every segment of the Life Sciences and Healthcare sectors.

The Special Matters team is dedicated to advising entities and individuals across sectors who are facing the reality or threat of a government investigation, having handled investigations before 73 of the 93 U.S. Attorney’s Offices and every litigating division of the Justice Department, and conducting cross-border investigations on every continent.

Yen is a partner and trial lawyer in the Intellectual Property, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Litigation group.  She focuses her practice on complex, high-stakes patent litigations, and intellectual property transactions, counseling, and disputes. 

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