Appellate MVP: Latham & Watkins' Richard Bress

Law360, Los Angeles (November 30, 2013, 4:19 PM EST) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's big soda ban was deflated by successful legal challenges raised by Latham & Watkins LLP partner Richard Bress, earning the litigator a place among Law360's Appellate MVPs of 2013.

Bress helped secure multiple New York state court victories over Bloomberg's effort to limit the size of soda beverages available for purchase, largely driving the briefing and strategy on the case on behalf of the American Beverage Association.

In July, the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, held...
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