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North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Enabling Business Growth - Law firms and legal service providers

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Originality7
Leadership8
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Total innovation score21
CommentAdvised SoftBank, a Japanese telecoms company, on its $3.3bn acquisition of US alternative asset manager Fortress Investment Group. To achieve this Fortress had to return to private ownership, the first such instance for a diversified alternative asset manager.