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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Morristown, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Bankruptcy
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Patent Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Securities Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Reno, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Construction Commercial Litigation Construction Law
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  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Construction Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Environmental Oil and Gas Law
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Insurance Law Commercial Litigation Corporate Law
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Commercial Litigation Litigation - Trusts and Estates Litigation - Bankruptcy Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Real Estate Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization 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
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Corporate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Richmond, Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Government Relations Practice Litigation - Environmental Trademark Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Trusts and Estates Litigation - Patent Criminal Defense: White-Collar Litigation - Banking and Finance
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  • Location:
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment
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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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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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Robert C. Alden was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Robert C. Alden

Byrd Davis Alden & Henrichson, LLP
  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Savannah, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Energy Regulatory Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - ERISA
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Antitrust International Arbitration - Commercial Bet-the-Company Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property Copyright Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Arbitration Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Arbitration Litigation - Construction International Trade and Finance Law Mediation International Arbitration - Commercial
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Appellate Practice
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Newark, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Newark, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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Jason T. Ams was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Jason T. Ams

Dentons Bingham Greenebaum
  • Location:
    Lexington, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Irvine, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boise, Idaho
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Arbitration Litigation - Intellectual Property Patent Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Appellate Practice Mediation Arbitration Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Boise, Idaho
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Construction Construction Law Insurance Law Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Land Use and Zoning Law Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Health Care Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Employment Law - Management Litigation - Labor and Employment
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    First Amendment Law Trademark Law Commercial Litigation Franchise Law Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Construction Law Litigation - Construction Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Insurance Law Commercial Litigation Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • 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:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities Securities / Capital Markets Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Port Washington, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Tax Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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Leslie McCarthy Apodaca was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Leslie McCarthy Apodaca

Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin, & Robb P.A.
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Labor Law - Management Litigation - Labor and Employment Employment Law - Management
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Corporate Law Technology Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Wichita, Kansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Antitrust Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Litigation - Intellectual Property Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Securities
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Antitrust Law Commercial Litigation
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John J. Aromando was awarded 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

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:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Securities Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Transportation Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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Kim J. Askew was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Kim J. Askew

DLA Piper LLP
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Labor Law - Management Employment Law - Management
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  • Location:
    Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
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:
    Commercial Litigation Appellate Practice
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Arbitration Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Insurance Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Wichita, Kansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Trade Secrets Law Health Care Law Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation
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  • Location:
    Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Mobile, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Environmental Litigation - Construction Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Antitrust Law Litigation - Antitrust Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Insurance
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Media Law First Amendment Law Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate
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  • Location:
    Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Antitrust Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - First Amendment
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Health Care Law Litigation - Health Care
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:
    Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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David J. Baldwin was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

David J. Baldwin

Berger Harris LLC
  • Location:
    Wilmington, Delaware
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Appellate Practice Mediation Arbitration
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Litigation - First Amendment Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Commercial Litigation Corporate Compliance Law Litigation - ERISA Corporate Governance Law
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  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • 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:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Detroit, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation
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Barry C. Barnett was awarded 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

Barry C. Barnett

Susman Godfrey LLP
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Patent Commercial Litigation Litigation - Antitrust Bet-the-Company Litigation
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  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Insurance Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Litigation - Insurance Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
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David E. Barry was awarded 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

David E. Barry

Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Location:
    Portland, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Sarasota, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation Litigation - Construction
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Litigation - Health Care Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Martinsburg, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Real Estate Law Commercial Finance Law Litigation - Banking and Finance
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Clearwater, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Trusts and Estates Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Commercial Litigation Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • 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
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Eugene, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Construction Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Natural Resources Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Commercial Litigation
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 Litigation - Insurance Insurance Law Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Marshall, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Patent Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Securities Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Antitrust

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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.

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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.