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

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InnovationOne of the first cases to defeat a class action ruling using Dukes v Wal-Mart in federal wage-hour case
Originality7
Rationale7
Impact5
Total19
DescriptionActing for Farmers Insurance, the third-largest US insurer, in a wage-and-hour case, the firm was the first to successfully apply a new Supreme Court ruling under the Fair Labour Standards Act.

Most innovative US law firms: Litigation law 2012

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InnovationMitigating risk in employment cases
Originality7
Rationale7
Impact6
Total20
DescriptionDeveloped specialised tools for United Technologies that capture and analyse data on employment law, helping to mitigate risk, avoid litigation and cut costs.