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Microsoft; Covington & Burling; and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Most innovative North American law firms 2016: Innovation in collaboration

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AwardStandout
Originality8
Rationale9
Impact8
Total innovation score25
CommentIn a case that could have had a detrimental impact on the tech sector and privacy rights, the two law firms and Microsoft developed a legal strategy to successfully contest a warrant from the US Department of Justice to access customer emails stored on a server in Ireland.