Competition Group Of The Year: Davis Polk

Law360, Los Angeles (January 10, 2012, 7:51 PM EST) -- This past year, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP attorneys persuaded the plaintiff-friendly Ninth Circuit to uphold the dismissal of a class action alleging Comcast Corp. and others violated antitrust laws by refusing to sell channels individually, one of many achievements that earned the firm’s antitrust group a spot among Law360’s Competition Groups of 2011.

In a high-profile case that struck at the very heart of how media companies and cable and satellite service providers do business, the Ninth Circuit ruled in June that the Sherman Act...
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