UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
February 10, 2010
IN RE YASMIN AND YAZ (DROSPIRENONE) MARKETING, SALES PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS LIABILITY INSTIGATION
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, Chief Judge
MDL No. 2100 L
This Document Relates to:
ORDER # 8
ORDER APPOINTING STATE-FEDERAL LIAISON COUNSEL
This Court APPOINTS the following State-Federal Liaison Counsel:
Diane Nast as State-Federal Liaison Counsel to the consolidated Pennsylvania Litigation pending in Philadelphia County.
Steven Skikos as State-Federal Liaison Counsel to the consolidated California Litigation.
The appointment of State-Federal Liaison Counsel is of a personal nature. Accordingly, the above appointees cannot be substituted by other attorneys, including attorneys of the appointee's law firm, to perform the State-Federal Liaison Counsel's functions, except with prior Court approval. It is expected that State-Federal Liaison Counsel will keep this Court informed of activities in their respective state court litigation to facilitate efficiency and cooperation with this litigation.
In the event that other state court venues are conducted as coordinated litigation, the Court may appoint additional State-Federal Liaison Counsel as it deems appropriate.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
DavidRHerndon Chief Judge United States District Court
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