Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs

Law360, New York (August 27, 2015, 6:31 PM EDT) -- Teams from Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Williams & Connolly LLP ripped up several suits involving high-frequency trading, a practice spotlighted in Michael Lewis' “Flash Boys,” leading this week’s pride of legal lions. Our lambs include a lawyer who came empty-handed to oral arguments and Dole Food Co. executives who got some bad news from a Delaware judge.

Legal Lions

Lawyers for Barclays PLC and several exchanges slowed the roll for plaintiffs who filed suits targeting high-frequency trading. A New York federal judge dismissed five cases leveling accusations that Barclays and several exchanges let high-frequency traders get an unfair advantage by...

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