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Most innovative US law firms: Litigation law 2012 (2)

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InnovationVictory for client in significant environmental lawsuit
Originality6
Rationale7
Impact6
Total19
DescriptionAn effective theory to relieve the client of more than $100m of liability in a case concerning river pollution. Will have implications for other cases

Most innovative US law firms: Litigation law 2012

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InnovationAdvanced the "tranche-level standing" argument in mortgage-backed securities class actions
Originality6
Rationale7
Impact7
Total20
DescriptionActing for JP Morgan, the firm furthered and successfully implemented a strategy that restricts the size and number of claims plaintiffs can bring in residential mortgage-backed securities litigation.