Jennifer Risener is an Associate in the Healthcare and Antitrust practice group. She focuses her practice on litigating “pay-for-delay” antitrust claims and pharmaceutical overcharges on behalf of large health insurers in complex litigation.
In re Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litigation, No. 16-md-2724: Ms. Risener represents direct-action plaintiffs Humana Inc., Health Care Service Corp., and Molina Healthcare Inc. in In re Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litigation, centralized for pre-trial proceedings in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania before the Honorable Cynthia Rufe. Plaintiffs allege that over 50 generic drug manufacturers colluded to increase, maintain, and/or stabilize the price of nearly 200 generic drugs in the United States between 2009 and the present.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, et al. v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC, No. 2:13-cv-4663 : Ms. Risener represented over 40 health insurers in a RICO action concerning pharmaceutical overcharges due to current Good Manufacturing Practices violations at GlaxoSmithKline’s Cidra, Puerto Rico manufacturing plant.
In re Aggrenox Antitrust Litigation, No. 14-md-2516: Ms. Risener represented Humana Inc. in a “pay-for-delay” antitrust action alleging the brand-manufacturer of Aggrenox entered into an anticompetitive agreement with a potential generic manufacturer to delay the United States market entry of generic Aggrenox.
Other Notable Achievements
Ms. Risener is admitted to the New York State bar and the Southern District of New York. She received her J.D. from Fordham University, School of Law in 2015, where she served on the International Law Journal. She also received an LL.M in European Union Law from Universite Paris II Pantheon Assas in Paris, France in 2015. Ms. Risener received a B.A., cum laude, in Political Science and History from Muhlenberg College in 2011.
B.A. Muhlenberg College (2011), cum laude
LL.M. Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (2015)
J.D. Fordham University School of Law (2015)
New York and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.