Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs

Law360 (May 24, 2018, 8:24 PM EDT) -- High court heavyweight Paul Clement of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is this week's top legal lion with a U.S. Supreme Court decision preserving employers' use of class action waivers, while Womble Bond Dickinson LLP and Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP ended up legal lambs after a jury slammed their tobacco company clients with a $21 million verdict in a smoker's lung cancer case.

Legal Lions

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with arguments made by Paul Clement of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, finding that employment agreements forcing workers to sign away their rights to pursue class action claims are legal,...

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