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

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InnovationAdopting a unique defence approach in mergers and acquisitions shareholder litigation
Originality6
Rationale7
Impact6
Total19
DescriptionSuccessfully defended TPG Capital against litigation arising from the company's $3bn acquisition of retailer J. Crew, one of the most contentious mergers and acquisition cases of 2011.

Most innovative US law firms: Litigation law 2012

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InnovationDefended a card payment processor in the largest ever date security breach
Originality7
Rationale7
Impact6
Total20
DescriptionDefended client Heartland Payment Systems against legal claims arising from a criminal attack on its systems – reportedly the largest data breach in history.