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North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Managing Complexity and Scale - Law firms and legal service providers

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Originality7
Leadership8
Impact7
Total innovation score22
CommentIn a large antitrust matter covering 23 competition authorities, secured unconditional antitrust clearance for Danish shipping company Maersk Line in connection with its $3.7bn acquisition of Germany's Hamburg Süd. The firm convinced the US Department of Justice antitrust division to approach market definition differently to the European Commission.