Class Action Group Of The Year: King & Spalding

Law360, New York (January 24, 2011, 7:29 PM EST) -- King & Spalding LLP's work on behalf of pharmaceutical, financial, retail and other companies, including a rare U.S. Supreme Court stay of a judgment ordering a group of tobacco giants to pay $270 million to fund a 10-year smoking cessation program, has earned the firm a place among Law360’s Class Action Groups of 2010.

In that tobacco case, King & Spalding and other firms were able to persuade Justice Antonin Scalia to temporarily stay the $270 million order while the high court weighs taking up the...
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