It was the legal equivalent of the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao matchup: in one corner, the 42nd solicitor general of the United States, Theodore Olson. In the other, the 43rd SG, Paul Clement, plus a team from Skadden. Clement scored the KO before the Third Circuit, beating an attempt by the state of New Jersey to legalize sports betting.
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Despite the shifting landscape in insider trading law, it’s still rare these days for a jury to clear an accused inside trader. But that’s what happened this week, when Todd Harrison of McDermott Will & Emery won an acquittal for a retired hedge fund manager.