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Alston & Bird LLP's Jonathan Wells On The Suprme Court's American Electric Power Ruling

By Jonathan Wells , Senior Associate, Alston & Bird LLP The United States Supreme Court has ruled that federal courts cannot use the federal common law of nuisance to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. In American Electric Power v. Connecticut, No. 10-174, 540 U.S. ___ (2011), the Court reversed...

Law360 Selects The Most Feared Law Firms In Intellectual Property Litigation

Law360 recently reported on three cream-of-the-crop firms in IP litigation. These powerhouses of IP litigation include: Alston & Bird LLP; Jones Day; and Reed Smith LLP. What separates these firms from the others? Factors include technological skills, strategic resources, and understanding...