By Michelle Casady (February 7, 2017, 11:26 AM EST) -- Mayer Brown LLP's appellate group went undefeated in the four cases it argued before the U.S. Supreme Court last term, including a big win for businesses fighting statutory class action claims with the high court's Spokeo ruling, cementing its spot as one of Law360's Practice Groups of the Year.
The case, Spokeo Inc. v. Thomas Robins, hinged on whether an allegation of a violation of statutory rights sufficiently satisfies Article III's injury-in-fact requirement for standing. The U.S. Supreme Court in May said in a 6-2 decision that a consumer could not sue Spokeo for technical violations of the Fair Credit Reporting...
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