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     Local litigation firms                    Local litigation stars                             Mark Hansen
                                                                                                  Kellog Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel
                                                                                                  Commercial
     Highly recommended                        Lynne Bernabei
                                               Bernabei & Wachtel                                 Michael Hausfeld
     Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll             Civil Rights, Employment/Labor, False Claims Act   Hausfeld
                                                                                                  Antitrust, Class Action, Human Rights
     Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca                    William Butterfield
                                               Hausfeld                                           Gary Hoffman
     Dickstein Shapiro                         Antitrust                                          Dickstein Shapiro
                                                                                                  Intellectual Property
     Gilbert                                   Terry Collingsworth
                                               Conrad & Scherer                                   Peter Huber
     Hausfeld                                  Employment/Labor, Human Rights                     Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel
                                                                                                  Antitrust, Appellate
     Motley Rice                               Christopher Cormier
                                               Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll                      Bill Isaacson
     Sanford Wittels & Heisler
                                               Antitrust                                          Boies Schiller & Flexner
                                                                                                  Commercial
                                               Linda Correia
     Recommended                               Webster Fredrickson Firm                           Alan Kabat
                                               Commercial, Employment/Labor                       Bernabei & Wachtel
     Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel                                                      Employment/Labor
                                               Jonathan Cuneo
     Whitfield Bryson & Mason                  Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca                             Peter Kadzik
                                               Antitrust, Civil Rights                            Dickstein Shapiro
     Mehri & Skalet                                                                               Antitrust
                                               Makan Delrahim
     Tycko & Zavareei                          Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck                    Katherine Kimpel
                                               Antitrust                                          Sanford Wittels & Heisler
                                                                                                  Civil Rights, Employment
                                               Nathan Finch
                                               Motley Rice                                        Rachel Kronowitz
                                               Product Liability, Securities                      Gilbert
                                                                                                  Insurance
                                               James Flood
                                               Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck                    Charles LaDuca
                                               Antitrust, Commercial                              Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca
                                                                                                  Civil, Civil Rights, Commercial, Securities
                                               David Frederick
                                               Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel            Richard Leveridge
                                               Commercial, Securities                             Dickstein Shapiro
                                                                                                  Antitrust, Commercial, Insurance
                                               Agnieszka Fryszman
                                               Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll                      Gary Mason
                                               Human Rights                                       Whitfield Bryson & Mason
                                                                                                  Antitrust, Class Action, Commercial,
                                               Scott Gant                                         Employment/Labor, Environmental Litigation
                                               Boies Schiller & Flexner
                                               Antitrust, Class Action, Commercial                Amy Mauser
                                                                                                  Boies Schiller & Flexner
                                               John Gibbons                                       Antitrust, Commercial
                                               Dickstein Shapiro
                                               Insurance                                          Cyrus Mehri
                                                                                                  Mehri & Skalet
                                               Scott Gilbert                                      Antitrust, Class Action
                                               Gilbert
                                               Insurance                                          James Murray
                                                                                                  Dickstein Shapiro
                                               Allen Grunes                                       Commercial, Insurance
                                               Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
                                               Antitrust                                          Chuck Ossola
                                                                                                  Dickstein Shapiro
                                               Reuben Guttman                                     Intellectual Property
                                               Grant & Eisenhofer
                                               False Claims Act                                   James Pizzirusso
                                                                                                  Hausfeld
                                                                                                  Antitrust, Civil, Environmental Litigation



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Brian Ratner                             Jonathan Tycko
Hausfeld                                 Tycko & Zavareei
Antitrust                                Civil, Class Action, Employment/Labor,
                                         Environmental, False Claims Act
Patrick Regan
Regan Zambri & Long                      David Wachtel
Medical Malpractice, Product Liability   Bernabei & Wachtel
                                         Employment/Labor
Andrew Reidy
Dickstein Shapiro                        Jenny Yang
Commercial, Insurance                    Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
                                         Civil Rights
Julie Reiser
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll            Hassan Zavareei
Civil Rights, Securities                 Tycko & Zavareei
                                         Civil Rights, Class Action, Employment/Labor
Sandra Robinson
Jack Olender & Associates
Personal Injury, Product Liability

David Sanford
Sanford Wittels & Heisler
Civil Rights, Employment/Labor

Hilary Scherrer
Hausfeld
Antitrust, Commercial

Joseph Sellers
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Civil Rights

Catherine Serafin
Dickstein Shapiro
Commercial, Insurance

Jonathan Sherman
Boies Schiller & Flexner
Class Action, Commercial, Securities

Jeffrey Sherwood
Dickstein Shapiro
Intellectual Property

Jack Simms
Boies Schiller & Flexner
Antitrust, Commercial

Steven Skalet
Mehri & Skalet
Antitrust, Class Action, Commercial,
Employment/Labor, False Claims Act

Daniel Small
Cohen Milstein
Antitrust

Daniel Sommers
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Securities

Paul Taskier
Dickstein Shapiro
Antitrust, Commercial, Insurance

Steven Toll
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Securities


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     District of Columbia                                                                                    currently on appeal. In late 2011, Dickstein
                                                                                                             Shapiro attorneys represented Novell in a
                                                                                                             jury trial against Microsoft in the District
                                                                                                             Court of Utah over claims Microsoft had
                                                                                                             violated the Sherman Act by engaging in
                                                                                                             conduct to impede competition in the
     Highly recommended firms                            enjoying the resources to handle complex            operating systems market. After eight weeks
                                                         litigation matters of national and international    of trial the jury deadlocked 11-1 in Novell’s
     Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll                       significance. Areas of expertise include            favor and a mistrial was declared. The case is
     Over the course of its 40-plus-year history,        antitrust, civil rights, consumer protection,       currently ongoing. Another significant case
     Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll has                   securities fraud and corporate governance.          currently under way is the Urethane Antitrust
     established itself as one of the nation’s           The firm was recently appointed co-lead             ligation, which involves representation of
     premier law firms representing plaintiffs in        counsel in a class suit on behalf of automobile     major purchasers of polyurethane products in
     high-stakes, class-action ligation. The firm        dealerships in 31 states and territories who        a series of price-fixing suits. The firm has
     exclusively represents plaintiffs and is            alleged a price-fixing conspiracy involving         served as counsel for the opt-out plaintiffs in
     especially renowned for its litigation of           automotive wire harnesses and related               the case which is pending in US District
     claims involving antitrust, securities, civil       products manufactured by companies in the           Court in Kansas. Dickstein Shapiro’s long
     rights and employment law. The firm                 US, Japan, Germany and elsewhere. In the            roster of celebrated attorneys is led by
     currently boasts more than 65 attorneys             securities realm, the firm’s attorneys currently    managing partner Richard Leveridge. Peter
     spread throughout offices in Washington,            represent a class of investors in a class action    Kadzik is co-leader of the firm’s Antitrust and
     DC, New York, Chicago, and Palm Beach               against former officers and directors of First      Financial Services practice group. James
     Gardens, Florida. Among the most notable            Regional Bancorp. The suit alleges financial        Murray is the deputy leader of the firm’s
     litigation matters of recent years is Cohen         misrepresentations that caused the artificial       insurance coverage group. Andrew Reidy has
     Milstein’s involvement in the Duke, et al. V.       inflation of FRB’s stock price. A recent            argued a wide range of complex insurance
     Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. class litigation, which       example of success in the civil rights realm        issues and authored many articles and
     involved more than 1.5 million women                involves the firm’s role as co-lead counsel in 12   lectures on insurance related topics.
     bringing claims against Wal-Mart for                class actions on behalf of individuals subjected
     alleged gender discrimination. Attorney             to unconstitutional strip searches in county        Gilbert
     Joseph Sellers served as a lead attorney for        jails. The cases have been successfully settled     The attorneys at the Gilbert law firm are
     the plaintiffs. In late 2011, the US Supreme        for over $29 million. Founder Jonathan Cuneo        nationally recognized for representing
     Court, in a highly publicized 5-4 decision,         is considered a titan of the class action bar in    corporate      plaintiffs     in     high-stakes
     ruled in favor of Wal-Mart, reversing a             Washington. He has more than 20 years of            commercial litigation involving trade secret
     lower court’s decision and determining the          experience representing plaintiffs with claims      thefts, breach of fiduciary duty, theft of
     plaintiffs failed to demonstrate sufficient         in areas of antitrust, civil and human rights,      confidential information, breach of contract,
     commonality under Rule 23. The landmark             consumer protection, corporate governance           fraud, and a range of other matters. The firm
     decision is expected to impact plaintiffs’          and securities. Charles LaDuca possesses            operates with a unique model, offering
     class discrimination claims for years to            extensive experience in leadership roles in         strategic risk management services and a
     come. Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll’s               complex class action cases. He served as co-        thriving alternative dispute resolution
     attorneys are currently in the process of           lead council in the CertainTeed defective           practice in addition to litigation. Gilbert’s
     developing and filing smaller, class                roofing litigation, which settled for an            name is perhaps best known for its insurance
     employment discrimination cases against             estimated in $700 plus million.                     recovery practice, which emphasizes the
     Wal-Mart in various regions around the                                                                  ability to quickly get results for clients
     country. One example of success in the              Dickstein Shapiro                                   through negotiations, and if necessary,
     securities realm is the firm’s successful           With more than 250 litigators covering a            litigate claims on behalf of individual and
     negotiation of an $11 million settlement            broad range of practice areas, Dickstein            corporate policyholders. In one notable
     with Tyco International Ltd. on behalf of           Shapiro is an internationally recognized firm       matter, the firm obtained a decision that a
     the Massachusetts Pension Reserves                  representing both plaintiffs and defendants in      class of more than 20,000 individuals with
     Investment Trust. Currently attorneys are           complex, high-stakes matters. The firm              asbestos-related injuries could recover
     representing plaintiffs in antitrust class          possesses extensive experience in the realm of      potentially unlimited amounts under polices
     litigation against Google, alleging claims of       insurance, having recovered billions of             issued to an insulation contractor. In another
     interception of electronic communications           dollars on behalf of policyholders with             example, the firm reportedly secured almost
     that were sent over Google’s open, non-             coverage disputes. Using creative strategies        half a billion dollars of insurance funds for a
     secured wireless internet. Steven Toll and          and legal theories, attorneys within the            bankrupt company facing liabilities related to
     Daniel Sommers co-chair the firm's                  insurance group are well known for achieving        the installation of products that contained
     nationally renowned securities practice             landmark rulings. The firm’s antitrust and          asbestos. Outside of insurance litigation, the
     group. Daniel Small chairs the antitrust            intellectual property groups have also earned       firm in 2010 obtained a $26 million jury
     practice group. He has recovered hundreds           accolades by peers for representing plaintiffs.     verdict on behalf of a mining tire inventor
     of millions of dollars for clients over the         Gary Hoffman is head of the firm’s renowned         and his companies, who alleged two foreign
     course of his legal career, often serving in the    intellectual property practice group. In            tire companies illegally copied designs. Scott
     capacity of lead counsel. Other partners            January 2011, Hoffman and attorney Paul             Gilbert is the firm chairman and co-founder.
     highlighted by peers include Julie Reiser,          Taskier led team of Dickstein Shapiro               He has more than 30 years of experience
     Jenny Yang, Christopher Cormier and                 attorneys that obtained a $482 million jury         handling      high-profile     litigation    and
     Agnieszka Fryszman.                                 verdict in the Eastern District of Texas on         alternative dispute resolution matters. He has
                                                         behalf of a client with a patent infringement       led negotiations in some of the largest
     Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca                              case against Johnson & Johnson over the             insurance disputes in US history. Founding
     Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca touts its ability to         technology used in drug-eluting cardiac             partner and vice chair of the firm, Rachel
     integrate its litigation skills with legislative    stents. Less than three months later the judge      Kronowitz, concentrates the litigation side of
     advocacy. With 19 attorneys, the firm offers        in the case added on $111 million to the same       her practice on insurance recovery for large
     focused representation for its clients while also   client in prejudgment interest. The verdict is      claims.

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Hausfeld                                           $175 million. More recently, in early 2012,        Many of the attorneys at the firm have held
Hausfeld is an internationally respected law       Novartis agreed to pay $99 million to settle a     senior positions at the highest levels of the
firm committed to applying innovative legal        wage and hour class-action suit brought on         federal government including the White
strategy in pursuit of redress for its clients.    behalf of current and former sales                 House and Department of Justice. Nearly a
Beyond its headquarters in Washington, the         representatives who claimed the company            third of Kellogg’s litigators have clerked for
firm maintains offices in Philadelphia, and        refused to pay overtime. The settlement came       the US Supreme Court justices.
San Francisco, with affiliate operations in        after the Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Asia, Canada, Europe, South Africa and             issued a landmark ruling that the sales            Whitfield Bryson & Mason
South America. The firm’s litigation expertise     representatives in the suit are not exempt         The law firm known as Whitfield Bryson &
in     antitrust    cases    is     particularly   employees, and as a result, are entitled to        Mason was formed in January 2012, with the
acknowledged. Other practice areas                 overtime. Firm founder and managing                mergers of Whitfield & Cox, Bryson Law
recognized by peers and clients include            partner, David Sanford served as lead counsel      and Mason. In combining the skills and
human and civil rights, consumer protection        in the discrimination case against Novartis,       resources of these three firms, Whitfield
and complex commercial litigation. In recent       which was later recognized by the UN as one        Bryson & Mason is emerging as a regional
years the firm has served a leading role in In     of the top 10 cases in the world advancing         leader in class-action plaintiffs’ litigation.
re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust           women’s rights. Katherine Kimpel also served       The firm’s roster includes 10 attorneys
Litigation. The class action suit against          as lead counsel in Novartis discrimination         operating in offices in Washington, DC,
numerous airlines alleges conspiracy to fix        litigation. Currently she serves as lead           Raleigh, North Carolina and Madisonville,
the price of shipping goods to and from the        counsel in a class-action case brought against     Kentucky. Practice areas of emphasis include
US. In February, 2012 Hausfeld announced it        Bayer Pharmaceuticals on behalf of sales           consumer protection, defective products, civil
reached a $7.5 million settlement with Air         representatives alleging they are the victims      rights, antitrust, and toxic torts. Going
Canada and AC Cargo In 2011 the firm               of pregnancy and pay promotion                     forward, the firm expects to increasingly
helped secure a $15.8 million settlement with      discrimination.                                    handle personal injury and construction
El Al Israel Airlines as well as two major                                                            claims. Founding partner Gary Mason is
settlements with British Airways and LAN           Motley Rice                                        recognized by his peers for his class-action
airlines totalling more than $150 million. As      Founded in 2003, Motley Rice has grown to          litigation experience. He focuses his practice
of mid-2012, 17 settlements have been              become one of the nation’s largest plaintiffs’     on consumer and mass tort cases and has
reached in the air cargo shipping litigation,      firms. Based in Charleston, South Carolina,        reportedly recovered more than $1.5 billion
bringing the total recovery amount to more         the firm maintains offices in Rhode Island,        for plaintiffs’ clients over the course of his
than $485 million. In early 2012 the firm          Connecticut, New York, California, West            career. He has been actively involved in
filed a mass personal injury suit on behalf of     Virginia, and Washington, DC. The firm’s           defective products ligation involving Chinese
more than 100 retired National Football            office in the District of Columbia employs         drywall, fire-retardant plywood, hardboard
League players. The complaint, filed in            three litigators led by firm partner Nathan        siding, pharmaceutical products, consumer
federal court in Pennsylvania, alleges the NFL     Finch, who possesses nearly 20 years of            electronics and automobiles. Recently Mason
has long been aware of the risks to football       experience in a wide range of civil litigation     represented individuals in North Carolina in
players posed by head impacts, but chose to        matters. Finch has played key roles in the         a class-action suit against Beazer USA,
minimize and downplay evidence that                firm’s handling of cases involving asbestos,       alleging the corporation used fraudulent and
acknowledges the risks. Firm founder and           tort, commercial litigation and securities         deceptive schemes in order to induce
chairman, Michael Hausfeld, is considered          fraud. He is particularly well versed in           individuals to purchase homes. The case
one of the nation’s preeminent litigators.         asbestos-related litigation, most recently         settled and homeowners were able to recover
Over the course of his career he has handled       obtaining what is reported to be the first         nearly $3 million.
some of the largest class-action cases in the      plaintiff’s verdict in a mesothelioma case
realms of human rights, discrimination and         against a brake manufacturer in Virginia. He
antitrust. One example is Hausfeld’s role          frequently lectures on asbestos matters and
negotiating a landmark $176 million                has been recognized repeatedly by peers and
settlement from Texaco in a racial bias            various legal media publications in the
discrimination case. William Butterfield,          Washington, DC region.
Brian Ratner, Hilary Scherrer and James
Pizzirusso are among the other attorneys           Recommended firms
noted for their litigation abilities.
                                                   Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel
Sanford Wittels & Heisler                          Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel
Sanford Wittels & Heisler is a boutique class-     was spawned in 1993 after a group of
action law firm focused on representing            attorneys left their respective law firms in
plaintiffs in litigation involving employment      order to establish a small firm focused on
discrimination, labor and wage violations,         trial and appellate litigation. Since that time
predatory lending, consumer fraud and              Kellogg Huber has grown to over 50
whistleblower claims. The firm enjoys a            attorneys practicing in the arenas of antitrust,
national presence, with 27 attorneys               securities, intellectual property and general
employed in offices in Washington, DC, New         commercial litigation. The firm represents
York and California. The firm has made             both plaintiffs and defendants and has
headlines in recent years with high-profile        secured a list of notable successes in recent
class      litigation     against    Novartis      years. Litigators were involved in earning a
Pharmaceuticals Corp. In 2010, Sanford             staggering $1.1 billion settlement with
Wittels & Heisler secured a head-turning           Microsoft on behalf of a class of business
$250 million jury verdict against Novartis         consumers in an antitrust suit. Other
stemming         from      an      employment      successes have been achieved in litigation
discrimination case filed on behalf of 5,600       matters against Citigroup, Verizon Wireless
employees. Novartis later settled the case for     and US Smokeless Tobacco to name a few.

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     DICKSTEIN SHAPIRO                                                                   Corporate and Finance: Dickstein Shapiro is a leader in providing
     1825 Eye Street, NW                                                                 sophisticated legal services to business entities of all types, including
     Washington, DC 20006-5403                                                           financial institutions and individuals. Our corporate & finance practice is
     Tel:     202-420-2200                                                               international in scope and involves representation of some of the world’s
     Fax:     202-420-2201                                                               largest corporations, commercial banks, investment banks, and venture
     Email:   info@dicksteinshapiro.com                                                  capital firms. This practice ranges from small, traditional transactions to
     Web:     www.dicksteinshapiro.com                                                   large, highly complex transactions, and provides a full range of corporate,
                                                                                         financial, and transactional legal services to its clients.

     Branch Offices:                                                                     Energy: Dickstein Shapiro offers a complete range of services to
     California:                                                                         companies that develop, finance, operate, acquire, sell, restructure, or
     2049 Century Park East, Suite 700          Two Park Plaza, Suite 900                manage large energy infrastructure projects, including renewable and
     Los Angeles, CA 90067-3109                 Irvine, CA 92614-3519                    conventional power plants, transmission lines, pipelines, and water
     Tel:      310-772-8300                     Tel: :      949-623-7880                 desalination plants. The practice has second-to-none capabilities and
     Fax:      310-772-8301                     Fax:        949-623-7881                 experience, particularly with respect to federal and state electric and gas
                                                                                         regulation, domestic and international energy transactions, litigation,
                                                700 Hansen Way
                                                                                         compliance, and enforcement matters. Our clients include competitive
                `                               Palo Alto, CA 94304-1016
                                                                                         power producers, integrated utilities, financial institutions, natural gas
                                                Tel:        650-632-4340
                                                                                         pipelines, gas storage providers, LNG developers, energy marketers, trade
                                                Fax:        650-632-4333
                                                                                         groups, energy consumers, and governmental entities. We also represent
     New York:                                  Connecticut:                             suppliers and purchasers of water, water treatment services, and
     1633 Broadway                              One Stamford Plaza 263                   desalinized water in connection with project permitting and financing,
     New York, NY 10019-6708                    Tresser Boulevard, Suite 1400            construction, contract negotiations, and ongoing operational issues.
     Tel:     212-277-6500                      Stamford, CT 06901-3271
     Fax:     212-277-6501                      Tel:       212-277-6700                  Government Law and Strategy: Dickstein Shapiro seeks to advance
                                                                                         clients’ interests before the legislative and executive branches of
                                                                                         government—a practice unique to Washington, DC. Increasingly, this
     The Firm                                                                            demands a sophisticated combination of political and substantive
     Chairman:                                           Michael E Nannes                resources, as well as a close coordination of skills drawn from traditionally
     Managing partner, Washington, DC:                   Richard J Leveridge             separate disciplines, including government representation, regulatory and
     Managing partner, New York:                          Howard Graff                   administrative counseling, and even litigation. Our attorneys and advisors
     Managing partner, Los Angeles:                      James Turken                    provide support in a number of areas, including public policy, government
     Number of attorneys:                                Approximately 350               contracts, state attorneys general, homeland security, political law, and
                                                                                         congressional investigations.
     Contacts:
     Antitrust & financial services                   Jay N Fastow                       Insurance Coverage: Dickstein Shapiro represents policyholders around
                                                      Peter J Kadzik                     the country in disputes with their insurance carriers. More than 60 attorneys
     Business litigation                              Howard Graff                       in offices nationwide devote the majority of their time to insurance coverage
     Complex dispute resolution                       Deborah E Greenspan                matters. Many of the firm’s insurance coverage attorneys are nationally
                                                      Peter W Morgan                     recognized as leaders in insurance recovery, and firm attorneys have briefed
     Corporate and finance                            James D Kelly                      and argued many of the most important and best-known decisions favorable
     Employment                                       Deborah P Kelly                    to policyholders in federal and state appellate courts. Unlike some firms that
     Energy                                           Larry F Eisenstat                  ‘walk both sides of the street,’ we exclusively represent policyholders in
     Financial restructuring and bankruptcy           Daniel M Litt                      coverage disputes. We represent clients in resolving coverage disputes in
     Government contracts                             Richard J Conway                   negotiations, arbitrations, and litigation, helping them to recover billions of
     Insurance coverage                               Kirk A Pasich                      dollars under a wide range of insurance policies.
     Intellectual property                            Gary M Hoffman
     Litigation                                       Richard J Leveridge                Intellectual Property: Combining decades of litigation experience with a
     Public policy and law                            L Andrew Zausner                   robust procurement and asset management practice, Dickstein Shapiro
     State attorneys general                          Bernard Nash                       devises strategies to help clients protect IP assets while maximizing their
     White-collar criminal defense and investigations Barry Wm. Levine                   value. We have handled litigations on both the plaintiff side and defense
                                                      Barbara “Biz” Van Gelder           side involving claims from a few million to hundreds of millions of dollars. In
                                                                                         addition to litigation, Dickstein Shapiro attorneys develop comprehensive IP
     Firm Overview:                                                                      programs and strategies encompassing all aspects of clients’ intellectual
     Dickstein Shapiro, founded in 1953, is internationally recognized for its work      property needs, including asset management, patent and trademark
     with clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations. The firm provides         procurement and protection, licensing, and counseling.
     strategic counsel and develops multidisciplinary legal solutions by
                                                                                         Litigation: Litigation, in the right hands, is a powerful business tool: the right
     leveraging its core strengths—litigation, regulatory, transactions, and
                                                                                         case at the right time can produce major benefits and help companies
     advocacy—to successfully advance clients’ business interests.
                                                                                         achieve important strategic goals. With more than 200 litigators in offices
                                                                                         nationwide, Dickstein Shapiro provides the highest level of integrated
     Main Areas Of Practice:
                                                                                         representation in numerous inter-related areas and excels in litigating and
     Complex Dispute Resolution: Dickstein Shapiro provides comprehensive
                                                                                         settling complex, high-stakes business disputes. Dickstein Shapiro works
     solutions to avoid, limit, and resolve complex litigation and liability problems.
                                                                                         with clients to develop a comprehensive understanding of their objectives,
     We manage complex liability problems, particularly in times of crisis, for
                                                                                         and a case strategy to achieve them as quickly, efficiently, and agreeably as
     major corporate and government clients. This work includes negotiating and
                                                                                         possible. Whether through trial verdicts, arbitrations, settlements, or other
     structuring nationwide and statewide class settlements; providing
                                                                                         litigation alternatives, Dickstein Shapiro’s litigators seek the best outcome
     comprehensive risk analyses and strategic planning; and representing
                                                                                         possible for their clients’ goals and their bottom line.
     individuals and organizations in high-profile federal investigations.


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