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The NAM raises concern over trend of activist lawsuits against manufacturers

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) declared in Investor’s Business Daily that trial lawyers are “waging a reckless assault against manufacturers” in pursuing politically-motivated lawsuits. Linda Kelly, Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the NAM and leader of the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action, authored the opinion piece that outlines how “legal crusaders” are using lawsuits to target energy producers for their own financial gain – a trend that has set a dangerous precedent for all manufacturers in America.

“Manufacturers’ jobs are on the line when lawyers run up litigation costs that can’t go into a worker’s paycheck. And every dollar spent defending against meritless attacks is a dollar not spent on innovation and game-changing revolutions that make our world healthier and communities safer,” writes Kelly.

For the full text of the column, please click here.

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