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Motley Rice LLC congratulates Jonathan Orent ( L ) and Vincent Greene ( R ) for being selected as 2022 Rhode Island Monthly Professional Excellence Award recipients . Greene and Orent are based in Providence and litigate for people and communities that are suffering due to corporate misconduct and negligence .
Orent focuses his practice on people who allege harm by defective medical drugs and devices . He is co-chair of the AAJ Hernia Mesh Litigation Group , and has been appointed to leadership roles in several MDLs , including being lead counsel in litigation against Atrium Medical Corp ., and co-lead and co-liaison counsel in the largest consolidated hernia mesh litigation in the country against Davol / C . R . Bard . Law360 recognized Motley Rice as a 2021 Product Liability Practice Group of the Year citing the firm ’ s hernia mesh leadership and other casework .
Orent also represents women suffering from side effects of pelvic mesh / sling products , and represents communities and people facing personal injury , property damage and economic loss as a result of environmental contamination . He was recently accepted as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation , serves on the board of governors for the Rhode Island Association for Justice , is a former member of the Rhode Island Advisory Committee to the U . S . Commission on Civil Rights and co-founded AG Bell ’ s Rhode Island chapter .

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Greene litigates for victims of toxic exposure and defective medical products . Most recently he , with others from the firm , served as outside counsel for the State of Rhode Island and helped negotiate a $ 107 million settlement to resolve litigation against opioid manufacturers Teva and Allergan , in addition to settlements with J & J and the nation ’ s three largest opioid distributors . Additionally , Greene represents workers and families suffering from mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases .
Greene ’ s legal efforts for those harmed by lead poisoning led to his critical role in defeating tort reform legislation in Rhode Island , utilizing testimony , analysis and grassroots outreach to push passage of a bill that helped prevent childhood lead poisoning without infringing on victims ’ rights .
Active in Rhode Island ’ s legal community , Greene served in 2015 as president of the Rhode Island Association for Justice and is the current treasurer for the Rhode Island Center for Justice .
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