By Aebra Coe (May 2, 2019, 4:29 PM EDT) -- A small Alabama law firm secured this week's top legal lions spot with a big win in a client's sovereign immunity lawsuit at the U.S. Supreme Court, while BakerHostetler ended up among the legal lambs after client Trading Technologies lost a patent case before the Federal Circuit.
In a lion-sized win secured by Conchin Cloud & Cole LLC, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Tennessee Valley Authority can't invoke sovereign immunity from lawsuits involving its discretionary functions like some other agencies, reviving a sports fisherman's negligence suit against the quasi-government utility. Fisherman Gary Thacker is represented by...
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