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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Bankruptcy
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  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Appellate Practice
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Litigation - Patent
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  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation
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  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Securities
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  • Location:
    Reno, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Construction
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  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Construction
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Commercial Litigation Litigation - Trusts and Estates Litigation - Bankruptcy Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Real Estate
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  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Insurance Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Santa Ana, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Labor and Employment Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Health Care Criminal Defense: White-Collar Qui Tam Law
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Robert C. Alden was awarded 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

Robert C. Alden

Byrd Davis Alden & Henrichson, LLP
  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation
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  • Location:
    Savannah, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Intellectual Property
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Construction Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - ERISA Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Litigation - Antitrust
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Copyright Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Towson, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: General Practice
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Securities Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Banking and Finance
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Arbitration Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Construction Commercial Litigation Arbitration Mediation International Arbitration - Commercial International Trade and Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - First Amendment Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Antitrust Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Newark, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Newark, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Boise, Idaho
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Health Care
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation Arbitration Appellate Practice Mediation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Arbitration Patent Law
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  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Franchise Law Trademark Law First Amendment Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Boise, Idaho
  • Practice Areas:
    Insurance Law Commercial Litigation Construction Law Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    First Amendment Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Appellate Practice Litigation - First Amendment Litigation - Antitrust Commercial Litigation Antitrust Law Corporate Law Litigation - Banking and Finance
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Employment Law - Management
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Real Estate Law Land Use and Zoning Law Litigation - Real Estate
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  • Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar Bet-the-Company Litigation
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Securities / Capital Markets Law Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Port Washington, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Tax Law
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  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Labor Law - Management Litigation - Labor and Employment Employment Law - Management Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Law Technology Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Media Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Wichita, Kansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Litigation - Antitrust Litigation - Securities Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Antitrust Law Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities Litigation - Intellectual Property Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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John J. Aromando was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

John J. Aromando

Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Location:
    Portland, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation
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  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Labor and Employment Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Transportation Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Worth, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Arbitration
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Insurance Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Wichita, Kansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Trade Secrets Law Health Care Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Mobile, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Environmental Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Construction
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  • Location:
    Lexington, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Bankruptcy
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  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Insurance
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  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Antitrust Law Litigation - Antitrust Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    First Amendment Law Media Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - First Amendment Litigation - Antitrust
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  • Location:
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Environmental Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Environmental
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  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Litigation - Health Care Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Wilmington, Delaware
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Arbitration Appellate Practice Mediation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Governance Law Corporate Compliance Law Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Litigation - Securities Litigation - First Amendment Commercial Litigation Litigation - ERISA
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Environmental Law
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  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mediation Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Litigation - Environmental
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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Barry C. Barnett was awarded 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

Barry C. Barnett

Susman Godfrey LLP
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Litigation - Antitrust
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Lexington, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Insurance Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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David E. Barry was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

David E. Barry

Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Location:
    Portland, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Sarasota, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Construction Commercial Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance
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  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Litigation - Real Estate Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Martinsburg, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Banking and Finance Law Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Banking and Finance Corporate Law Real Estate Law Commercial Finance Law
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  • Location:
    Clearwater, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Trusts and Estates
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Commercial Litigation Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Eugene, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Construction
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Natural Resources Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Bankruptcy
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Marshall, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Patent Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Antitrust
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Municipal Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Bet-the-Company Litigation Mediation Litigation - Securities Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Helena, Montana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Energy Law Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Litigation - Securities Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Spokane, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Litigation - Antitrust Natural Resources Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Environmental
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Antitrust Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Construction Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - First Amendment
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Employment Law - Individuals Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Nonprofit / Charities Law Municipal Law Employment Law - Management Corporate Law

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Practice Area Definition

Commercial Litigation Definition

General commercial litigation involves virtually every type of dispute that can arise in the business context, including breach of contract cases, partnership/joint venture disputes, class actions, business torts, civil RICO claims, breach of fiduciary duty allegations, and shareholder issues. Successful commercial litigators need to be able to assess the merits of a dispute and scale either a prosecution or defense that fits the legal and business needs of the client. Efficiency, creativity, and sound judgment are critical for intelligently positioning these disputes, whether they are “bet-the-company” cases or more discrete matters. In addition, while all cases must be litigated with an eye toward ultimately trying them, seasoned commercial litigators understand that at all times they must strive to achieve the best possible result at a reasonable cost.

Litigation increasingly occurs in various venues, from state and federal courts to private arbitrations and administrative hearings. Proceedings can involve business-to-business disputes or any number of government agencies. Understanding the motivations and outlook of each of the litigation participants is important for determining weak points to exploit and strong points that will persuade the audience in question. During the past decade, commercial litigators have seen a dramatic uptick in multidistrict and inter-disciplinary litigation, making the stakes higher, the cases more complex, the parties more numerous and the discovery more complicated and unwieldy. Firms that are able to develop and implement a creative legal approach to each individual problem, efficiently focus on the key legal and factual issues, and master and manage the various aspects of these complex matters will be the busiest in the years to come.

In the current challenging economic climate, commercial litigators are under increasing client pressure to keep costs in check, which has both sides testing the efficacy of alternative fee arrangements and the scope of reasonable discovery. Whether the “death of the billable hour” is ultimately realized, the keys to a commercial litigator’s success will continue to be strong client relationships, thought leadership, practical management skills, deep experience, and personal commitment.
General commercial litigation involves virtually every type of dispute that can arise in the business context, including breach of contract cases, partnership/joint venture disputes, class actions, business torts, civil RICO claims, breach of fiduciary duty allegations, and shareholder issues. Successful commercial litigators need to be able to assess the merits of a dispute and scale either a prosecution or defense that fits the legal and business needs of the client. Efficiency, creativity, and sound judgment are critical for intelligently positioning these disputes, whether they are “bet-the-company” cases or more discrete matters. In addition, while all cases must be litigated with an eye toward ultimately trying them, seasoned commercial litigators understand that at all times they must strive to achieve the best possible result at a reasonable cost.

Litigation increasingly occurs in various venues, from state and federal courts to private arbitrations and administrative hearings. Proceedings can involve business-to-business disputes or any number of government agencies. Understanding the motivations and outlook of each of the litigation participants is important for determining weak points to exploit and strong points that will persuade the audience in question. During the past decade, commercial litigators have seen a dramatic uptick in multidistrict and inter-disciplinary litigation, making the stakes higher, the cases more complex, the parties more numerous and the discovery more complicated and unwieldy. Firms that are able to develop and implement a creative legal approach to each individual problem, efficiently focus on the key legal and factual issues, and master and manage the various aspects of these complex matters will be the busiest in the years to come.

In the current challenging economic climate, commercial litigators are under increasing client pressure to keep costs in check, which has both sides testing the efficacy of alternative fee arrangements and the scope of reasonable discovery. Whether the “death of the billable hour” is ultimately realized, the keys to a commercial litigator’s success will continue to be strong client relationships, thought leadership, practical management skills, deep experience, and personal commitment.