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Litigation 2010

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RankingHighly commended
InnovationStolt Nielsen Supreme Court victory
Originality5
Rationale7
Impact8
Total20
DescriptionBacked by a panoply of business groups, the firm appealed to the Supreme Court when its client, Norway’s Stolt Nielsen, faced the imposition of class arbitration. The ruling has massive ramifications for antitrust law, contract and securities disputes, and already affects 100 pending class-action arbitrations across the US