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Axinn Team Receives Am Law "Litigator of the Week" Shout Out for Representation of Chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen
June 30, 2023

The Axinn team, led by partners Craig Reiser and Denise Plunkett, with assistance from Eva Yung, Caroline Boisvert, and Claire Haws, received a shout out from The American Lawyer in its “Litigator of the Week” column for their successful defense of the claims brought by Hans Niemann against Magnus Carlsen in the high-profile chess cheating lawsuit against Carlsen and four other defendants. The Axinn team was supported by Missouri counsel at Stinson LLP and worked alongside co-counsel at Latham & Watkins LLP, who were also recognized for their representation of, Danny Rensch, and Play Magnus; as well as Michael J. Ryan PA and Lewis Rice LLC, who were recognized for their representation of Hikaru Nakamura.

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