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Jay W. Belle Isle

Jay W. Belle Isle
Before becoming LegalReader's Editor-in-Chief, Jay W. Belle Isle worked as a freelance copywriter with clients on four continents. Jay has a degree in Business Administration from Cleary University and a Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Jay has also worked as a contracts administrator for a DOD contractor specializing in vehicle armor.
The E-Sisters are headed to Bayer in protest of the ridiculously unsafe Essure “permanent” birth control device. Here is the press release approved for publication. We wish them all the best at making their point to an unsympathetic Bayer.
Brian McKeen, founding and managing partner of McKeen & Associates in Detroit, presented at the American Association of Justice conference, AAJ Mastering the Medicine: Ireland Edition, in May at County Wicklow, Ireland.
Legal Reader is pleased to share good news from one of our readers at Maddin Hauser, a Michigan law firm. The press release from June 6, 2018 follows.
Our friends at Lex Machina recently released the tenth expansion to their Legal Analytics® platform. This module gives attorneys data-driven insights and greater transparency into the complex world of trade secret litigation.
On April 30, attorney Paul B. Maslo of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC scored a win in a class action certification motion in Vecchio, et. al. v. Quest Diagnostics, et. al., a case involving the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the employer’s failure to pay minimum wage and overtime in violation of that Act.
Legal Reader is pleased to share the news that Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C., recently expanded its insolvency, bankruptcy and corporate practice team with the addition of five new attorneys. The announcement follows.
Legal Reader is pleased to announce the release of the fourth Hatch-Waxman/ANDA Report by Lex Machina. Analyzing pharmaceutical patent litigation, it states that in 2017, such litigation increased by nearly 30%, among other information useful to attorneys in that field.
On April 12, the U.S. House of Representatives issued a press release announcing an agreement between the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and ride-sharing company, Uber. This agreement was reached after two Democratic Representatives authored a letter to the Agency.
Justice was served for a mother and her injured infant in Flint, Michigan on April 9 as McKeen & Associates won an appeal filed by Genesys Regional Medical Center. Genesys lost the medical malpractice suit at the Circuit Court level and challenged the $2.9M verdict. What follows is a press release from McKeen & Associates, detailing this victory.
Michigan State University College of Law has chosen John F. Schaefer, founder and managing partner of The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer, and long-time professor and Trustee Emeritus, to deliver its 2017-2018 commencement address for the law school’s 2017 fall, and 2018 spring and summer graduates.