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Lisa Rickard, president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, speaking on stage during the 18th annual Legal Reform Summit, held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, on Oct. 25, 2017. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM.

Wisconsin’s enactment of a groundbreaking law requiring disclosure of litigation funding agreements in state court was a policy win for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a vocal critic of the practice. But the law also came together amid a unique set of circumstances on the ground in Madison, making a national domino effect unlikely for now.

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Ben Hancock

Ben Hancock is the Data Editor for ALM Media and Law.com. Based in San Francisco, he leads a newsroom initiative to produce insightful, data-driven journalism. Ben can be reached at bhancock@alm.com.

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