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Most innovative North American law firms 2016: New products and techniques

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Originality9
Rationale9
Impact8
Total innovation score26
CommentThe firm created a governmental ownership structure that could issue tax-exempt purpose bonds to finance KentuckyWired, a public-private partnership created to deliver broadband coverage for 23 per cent of Kentucky residents. The new structure was attractive to investors while remaining compliant with existing tax laws.