WASHINGTON — During her tenure on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Judge Sonia Sotomayor has occasionally angered the banking industry, most famously by giving a green light to a class action against the credit card networks that eventually led to one of the largest corporate payouts ever.

But a closer look at her decisions show significant experience tackling business issues and no easy answers as to whether she will lean toward or against bank interests if confirmed to the Supreme Court.

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