WW+E’s Kosta Stojilkovic Appointed to the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the United States

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WASHINGTON — Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz Partner Kosta Stojilkovic was appointed by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. to a three-year term on the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure. The “Standing Committee,” as it is commonly known, reviews, drafts, and recommends new rules governing practice and procedure in federal courts. Five advisory committees supplement the Standing Committee and propose changes to appellate, bankruptcy, civil, criminal, and evidence rules. “I am deeply honored to be appointed by the Chief Justice to the Standing Committee,” said Stojilkovic. “I look forward to learning from and working with the Committee’s distinguished members to help ensure that the federal rules remain rooted in efficiency and fairness.” Stojilkovic began his legal career by clerking for Chief Justice Roberts on the Supreme Court of the United States and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. ###

WW+E Partners Rakesh Kilaru, Kosta Stojilkovic Again Named to Benchmark Litigation’s “40 & Under Hot List”

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WASHINGTON – For the second consecutive year, Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz partners Rakesh Kilaru and Kosta Stojilkovic have been selected as leading litigation attorneys in Benchmark Litigation’s 2019 “40 & Under Hot List.” The annual ranking recognizes the “best and brightest law firm partners who stand out in their practices throughout the US” and who are “among the top young talent in their respective litigation communities.” “Rakesh and Kosta continue to demonstrate what it means to be stellar attorneys and exemplary role models,” said Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz Founding Partner Beth Wilkinson. “Their back-to-back recognitions from Benchmark validate the unparalleled performance that we see on a daily basis in the office and in the courtroom. On behalf of the entire firm, we are so proud of their accomplishments and look forward to their continued success.” Kosta and Rakesh joined WW+E from the federal government. Kosta was an Assistant U.S. Attorney …

WW+E Celebrates Banner Year of High Stakes Trial Wins By Next Generation Of Trial Lawyers

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WASHINGTON – Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz is racing into its fourth year after notching a series of high-profile victories, led by a large and diverse group of partners. In 2018, all of WW+E’s partners participated in trials and case-dispositive hearings, and several other attorneys achieved significant on-their-feet experience, including through pro bono cases. The firm earned repeated recognition for the depth and successes of its bench and added a new crop of talented litigators to its roster. WW+E won three trials in 2018, each of which was first-chaired by a different partner: On April 27, 2018, WW+E, led by Brian Stekloff, Jeremy Barber, and Lori McGill, won a unanimous defense verdict for Bayer and Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals in Russell v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the second state-court Xarelto bellwether trial in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas. On May 21, 2018, WW+E, led by Kosta Stojilkovic and Rakesh …