The lead counsel crusade

Among the US plaintiffs’ bar, the contest for lead counsel status in antitrust class actions is heated, for good reason: It’s the ultimate legal prize, with winners well-placed to pad their reputations and their pocketbooks. GCR data reporter Denise Nzeyimana and editor-at-large Ron Knox combed court records and used Kumu mapping software to show which firms earn lead counsel status most frequently - and why.

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