Winner, General Litigation Department of the Year: Debevoise & Plimpton

Debevoise routinely gets clients off the hook with regulators, but in one of the biggest cases to spill from the financial crisis, the firm got regulators off the hook.

, The American Lawyer


The 43 litigation partners at Debevoise produced two $25 billion results, a pair of trial defense wins worth $3.5 billion apiece, and the biggest investor-state award in arbitration history. No other firm can match their record for our contest.

Originally appeared in print as In the Arena

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