Securities Defense Firms Of The Year

Law360, New York (January 2, 2010, 5:07 PM EST) -- At the beginning of 2009, securities defense lawyers were swamped with lawsuits relating to the subprime mortgage meltdown. Now that decisions in a few of those cases have been favorable to defendants, new filings of securities suits have fallen back into more familiar patterns.

Throughout the turmoil, five firms stood out: Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Latham & Watkins LLP, WilmerHale LLP and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP. Law360 takes a look at 2009's securities defense firms...
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