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We asked our readers to nominate firms in the United States that did exemplary, cutting-edge work on the plaintiffs' side between the summer of 2008 and the summer of 2009. Firms needed at least one significant win and an impressive track record within the previous three to five years. We also looked for wins that could effect significant social change or civil rights gains. We looked for firms that struck us as representing the bar's best qualities and that demonstrated unusual flair and creativity.

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