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

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InnovationProtecting its clients in the Homestore.com in federal securities class action case
Originality6
Rationale7
Impact7
Total20
DescriptionSuccess in a securities class action established new standards for how a jury should assess individual liability, loss causation and damages under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act.

Most innovative US law firms: Litigation law 2012

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InnovationProtecting industries that use outside sales representatives
Originality6
Rationale6
Impact8
Total20
DescriptionSuccessfully defended client GlaxoSmithKline in an action over overtime pay. The decision had profound implications for the pharmaceutical industry, and at the same time redefined a key aspect of administrative law.