2023 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award – Law Firm Winners Announced!

The Burton Awards is pleased to award the law firm winners of the “Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards.” The winners were chosen from nominations submitted by the nation’s top 1,000 largest law firms.

The following lawyers will be awarded “Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards”:

Amanda B. Barbour and W. Harrison Webb, Butler Snow LLP
“Criminal Liability of Pharmaceutical Executives Under the Controlled Substances Act” 

Mark Howe, Linda Swartz, and William Walsh, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
“Digital Taxation is Necessary, But Tough to Manage”

Anne Elise Herold Li, John Fuson, and Garylene (Gage) Javier, Crowell & Moring LLP
“How To Minimize Risk When Launching Smart Medical Devices”

Brian Rubin and Amy Albanese, Eversheds Sutherland
“A Tale of Two Enforcement Actions Against Compliance Officers: An analysis applying the NSCP Firm and CCO Liability Framework”

Peter A. Sullivan, Foley Hoag LLP
“Thaler v. Vidal: The Federal Circuit Nixes Artificial Intelligence as Inventor”

Andrei Iancu, Irell & Manella LLP
“No Evidence That Patents Slow Access to Vaccines”

Stephanie Adler-Paindiris and Stephanie Satterfield, Jackson Lewis, P.C.
“Judge Jackson’s Employment Rulings Embody Pragmatism”

David Robbins, Anthony Barkow, David Bitkower and Aaron Cooper, Jenner & Block
“Don’t Panic: DOJ Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative and Defense Contractors”

Mark Konkel and Steven Nevolis, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
“The new regulatory frontier: Using AI tools is about to become more difficult”

John J. Jacko, III, Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl
“The Doctrine of Implied Honesty in Contract: Is Neither a Slippery Slope nor a “New Vista” of Contract Nullification That Should Concern Businesses or Franchisors”

Jackson R. Sharman, III and Mary Parrish McCracken, Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC
“Mar-A-Lago And The Inherent Problems With DOJ Filter Teams”

Lisa Mazur and Edward Zacharias, McDermott Will & Emery
“It’s Time for Healthcare to Accelerate its Digital Vision”

Mike Andrews, Paul M. Chappell and Miles O. Indest, McGuireWoods LLP
“High Court’s Tribal Ruling May Enable More Gambling In Texas”

Timothy J. Pastore, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
“Legal Brief: Your Choice of Counsel”

Kenneth J. Nunnenkamp and Giovanna M. Cinelli, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
“Analysis: It’s Time to Create ‘The Commission on Foreign Investment and National Security’”

Jonathan S. Sack and Christopher M. Hurley, Morvillo Abromowitz Grand Iason & Anello P
“Cybersecurity and Individual Liability: ‘U.S. v. Sullivan’ and the Criminalization of a Cyber Attack Response”

Erica Van Loon and Joshua Pollack, Nixon Peabody LLP
“NFT Litigation Raises Novel Copyright Questions”

Jennifer A. Romanski, Porzio, Bromberg & Newman
“Prepare For Scrutiny In Marketing Contraception After Dobbs”

Robert A. Boland, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
““The NFL’s Problems with Women: Why They Matter”

Michael J. Osnato, Jr. and Meaghan A. Kelly, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
“The Importance of ‘How’ and the ‘Why’ in SEC Settlements”

Alexander C. Drylewski, Mana Ghaemmaghami, Stuart Levi, Anita Oh and Daniel Michael Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
“Cryptocurrency Insider Trading Case Could Have Broader Ramifications for the Industry”

Joe Matelis and Daniel Richardson, Sullivan & Cromwell
“Criminal Enforcement of Section 2 of the Sherman Act”

Ronit Berkovich and John Marinelli, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
“Crypto Downturn Will Bring Legal, Regulatory Clarity”

Samuel P. Hershey and Kathryn Sutherland-Smith, White & Case
“Two Sides of the Same Coin? Cryptoassets and Estate Property in Bankruptcy”

Stephen Henning, Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman, LLP
“After the Collapse”

The Academic Board, which reviewed articles published within the past year, was led by Virginia Wise, Chair, formerly of Harvard Law School; Kristen K. Tiscione, Georgetown Law Center; Lindsay Sturges Saffouri, UC Berkeley School of Law, William C. Burton, Founder and Chair of the event; and William Ryan, former member of the Department of Homeland Security and Chair of the White House Plain Language Committee.