Class Action Group Of The Year: King & Spalding

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 5:06 PM EST) -- King & Spalding LLP rescued several companies from costly class actions in 2012, protecting The Home Depot Inc. from a $400 million class action over its employee retirement plan and resolving a years-long battle over GlaxoSmithKline PLC's antidepressant Paxil — which earned it a spot as one of Law360's Practice Groups of the Year.

The firm represented Home Depot as lead trial and appellate counsel in an Employee Retirement Income Security Act case over the alleged imprudence of keeping the company’s publicly traded stock as an...
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