Trial skills matter—even in a world where few disputes ever see the inside of a courtroom.
Winston & Strawn has built a reputation as a trial lawyers’ firm. Our litigation lawyers are fully prepared to defend our clients’ interests in court, both in the United States and around the world. From compliance counseling to mediation, settlement negotiation, motion practice, trial, and appeal, Winston offers a full-service litigation law firm capable of meeting our clients’ business and legal objectives, whatever they may be.
Our litigators are some of the most seasoned in the industry, bringing extensive courtroom experience to every matter our firm handles. This experience enables us to spot outcome-determinative legal issues earlier so we can prepare compelling arguments that support our clients’ positions. What’s more, our long history of taking cases to trial – and winning – gives our clients tremendous settlement leverage with their adversaries, as well as confidence in a successful outcome if and when they go to trial.
Winston’s global team of more than 500 litigators on three continents approaches every case with strategic focus, unrelenting advocacy, and intensive preparation. That’s why some of the world’s largest companies and financial institutions have asked us to represent them in their most difficult litigation matters.
Hicks Thomas LLP is one of Houston’s premier litigation boutiques and is led by a group of experienced senior trial lawyers whose talents rival those in the litigation departments of any of Houston’s global law firms. Based in Texas, the firm handles client matters across the country. With a commitment to client service, Hicks Thomas offers superior value to clients facing the significant costs and uncertainty inherent in complex litigation.
Here are some things their clients typical say:
They are ready for the courtroom and the Board Room.
Relentless advocates and fearless in court.
They understand our business.
We get their undivided attention.
Most of the Hicks Thomas lawyers came from Big Law firms and have extensive experience in a broad range of industries and litigation practice areas. Clients hire the lawyers at Hicks Thomas not only for their broad range of subject matter expertise, but also, and more especially, for their strategic insights in managing disputes from pre litigation advice through trial and appeal. Senior Management hire Hicks Thomas for their track record and dedication to delivering results. In-house litigation managers want to work with Hicks Thomas because they know they will have the benefit of top notch lawyers who are collaborative, easy to work with, and understand how to succeed both in court and for the business.
The firm’s lawyers are widely recognized as part of the upper echelon of the trial bar. Several of the firm’s attorneys are Board Certified in specialties such as Civil Trial Law, Civil Appellate Law, and Personal Injury Trial Law. The firm is also consistently recognized as a top law firm by publications such as Chambers USA, U.S. News – Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, Benchmark Litigation and the Super Lawyers Guide. Nearly all of the firm’s lawyers are recognized by national peer-review legal guides, including Super Lawyers.
Our track record of success has made us a “go to” firm for clients facing complex litigation challenges. Founded in 1997, Hicks Thomas is entering its third decade of operation and has offices in Houston, Austin, Beaumont and Amarillo, Texas, and Sacramento, California.
HALTOM & DOAN is a diverse boutique litigation firm practicing exclusively in civil trial and appellate matters throughout Texas and Arkansas and beyond. The firm’s experienced group of trial lawyers routinely handles complex business and commercial, intellectual property, and product liability litigation, as well as pharmaceutical, catastrophic personal injury, and environmental / toxic tort litigation.
Through our collaborative approach, our clients, whether a Fortune 100 company or an individual, have access to attorneys possessing a wide range of backgrounds, from judicial to financial to managerial and more. We strive to offer innovative strategies, aggressive ideas and decisive solutions to modern litigation challenges.
Recognized “Finest in Dispute Resolution – USA” – Acquisition International (2017)
Recognized in “The Best Lawyers In America 26th Edition” – Best Lawyers (2019) (Woodward/White, Inc.)
Recognized as Best in Dispute Resolution – Wealth & Finance International (2017)
Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year (Arkansas) – Global Law Experts (2019)
Trial & Appellate Law Firm of the Year – US (Arkansas) – ACQ5 Global Awards (2016)
Recognized in “Texas Leaders in Law” section – Forbes magazine (2014, 2016)
Best Boutique Litigation Practice in Texas – AI Legal Awards (2015)
Recommended Law Firm – Benchmark Litigation (since 2015)
Trial Law Firm of the Year (Arkansas) – ACQ Global Awards (since 2015)
Class Action Law Firm of the Year (Arkansas) – ACQ Law Awards (2014, 2015)
B2B Law Firm – Corporate Counsel (2014)
Tier 1 Commercial Litigation firm in the Tyler, Texas area by US News & Best Lawyers (Woodward/White, Inc.) (since 2014)
Go-To Law Firm at Top 500 Companies – Corporate Counsel (2013)
Business and commercial litigation is a fundamental component of our practice. Whether filing suit, defending claims, representing a small business or a multi-national conglomerate, our attorneys excel in navigating the constant challenges of modern, high-stakes, complex litigation. Representative clients include: Verizon Media, Amazon.com, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Texas Instruments Incorporated, JPMorgan Chase, Hewlett-Packard, and IAC Search and Media, Inc.
Intellectual property is one of the most litigated areas in today’s technologically-complex society. HALTOM & DOAN’s accomplished intellectual property trial lawyers are perfectly situated to represent our clients’ interests, keeping them informed of local nuances and connected to the process. From discovery and claim construction to mediation and trial, we provide seasoned case management and courtroom skills based on intellectual property trial-to-verdict experience, which includes multiple defense jury verdicts for clients such as Hewlett-Packard, Amazon and Yahoo, as well as numerous dismissals.
Product liability litigation demands counsel experienced in a wide range of product and procedural issues. In addition to individual claims, we are involved in statewide and nationwide litigation involving virtually all types of product-related causes of action. Notable clients in this area of practice include: Sunbeam, JM Eagle, Goodyear, and Veyance Technologies.
Class-action litigation has been and remains a significant component of our legal system and continues to be utilized when appropriate as an economical method of dispute resolution and means of reaching uniform judicial decisions. Arkansas courts, in particular, have been the venue for some of the most complex class actions over recent years, and HALTOM & DOAN has played an important role in representing clients through many of these class actions.
Our vast trial experience enables us to effectively and efficiently provide a strong courtroom image throughout all phases of litigation. HALTOM & DOAN attorneys are a team of professionals dedicated to achieving a successful outcome for our clients.
McGinnis Lochridge is a highly experienced, multi-practice Texas law firm with more than 70 attorneys. Founded in 1927, McGinnis Lochridge has maintained strong ties to its judicial and legislative traditions for over 90 years. The Firm has been fortunate to count among its lawyers distinguished leaders in judicial and governmental positions, including state and federal trial judges, a Texas Supreme Court justice, a Fifth Circuit justice, state and federal legislators, a past president of the Texas Bar, and even a governor of Texas. The Firm has continued to grow and adapt to meet clients’ needs in a changing and increasingly complex business environment.
Today, from offices in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and Decatur, the Firm’s attorneys maintain a broad civil law practice in all Texas state and federal courts. Our major practice areas include oil and gas, complex commercial litigation, public utility regulation, electric energy, class actions, corporate, environmental, labor and employment, trust and estates, intellectual property, and international law. The Firm’s clients range from individuals and small businesses to some of the world’s largest corporations.
At McGinnis Lochridge, each client and every legal matter receives partner-level attention. This client focus ensures maximum value, efficiency, and results. At the same time, the breadth of our practice areas enables clients to rely on McGinnis Lochridge as a comprehensive resource — a single-source, trusted advisor able to address the most challenging business and legal needs.