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Latham & Watkins and Fluor Corporation

Most innovative North American law firms 2016: Innovation in collaboration

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Originality9
Rationale8
Impact9
Total innovation score26
CommentThe firm and client Fluor achieved a new Supreme Court decision on whether companies can freely assign their long-tail insurance claims during corporate deals. They overturned a previous decision through finding a rarely used statute in the US insurance code. Their victory will potentially safeguard billions of dollars of insurance coverage for policyholders.