How They Won It: Willkie Farr Gets Record Cos. To Settle For A Song

Law360, New York (June 20, 2011, 5:11 PM EDT) -- A $105 million settlement might not seem like much of a victory but it certainly was for Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP when the firm's clients file-sharing software maker Lime Wire LLC and its founder had faced up to $75 trillion dollars in damages over copyright infringement claims brought by the record industry.

But by getting the facts of the case to sink into their bones and employing a killer instinct, the Willkie Farr team was able to unleash an aggressive litigation strategy on a powerful...
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