Our Commercial Litigation Team represents clients in the Northwest and nationally in dispute resolution and litigation matters ranging from arbitrations to complex commercial and class action matters. More than 100 of the firm’s attorneys have trial and dispute resolution experience, combining sophisticated industry knowledge with procedural prowess to get clients the best results possible. READ MORE
We represent clients in all aspects of litigation, including trials and appeals in state and federal courts, administrative proceedings, arbitrations and mediations. Our litigation team is recognized for our high-quality work product, our track record for resolving disputes quickly, and our willingness and ability to take cases to trial when necessary. For each upcoming trial, we assemble an independent panel of two to three of the firm’s most experienced trial and appellate lawyers to assist the trial team in preparing for trial. We do this at no cost to the client.
Lane Powell has a strong litigation brand among judges and arbitrators in our core jurisdictions, and more than a dozen of our attorneys have accepted or been elected to Judicial duty in recent years.
We have extensive experience representing clients in the financial institutions, construction, health care, senior living and long term care, transportation and retail industries in a range of litigation matters, including:
We are nationally-recognized leaders in securities, antitrust and government enforcement litigation.
With select clients and in particular areas, we serve as national litigation counsel. These client-driven engagements are based on our superior knowledge of the client’s business and industry, which provides efficiency for litigation outside of the Northwest.
We are skilled in all aspects of litigation and dispute resolution, including:
Our litigators have kept pace as the legal services market has evolved – we continually look to the developments and technologies that will help us more efficiently handle litigation for our clients. Wherever possible, we leverage outside vendors, subject matter experts and technology solutions to take a managed services approach to litigation. Where possible, we work with clients to develop alternative fee arrangements for stages of litigation in order to create greater cost predictability and a shared-risk model.
We look carefully at the different stages of litigation and build lean, strategic teams that include the individual attorneys and other professionals best-suited to handle the particular matter and task at hand.
We take pride in both the quality of our work and in our client service ethic. Our attorneys strive to be highly responsive and listen carefully to our clients’ priorities and business challenges as they develop case strategies and represent clients in litigation.
Our litigation practice has been recognized and ranked highly in Chambers® USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, where sources say “they are hard workers, with brilliant minds and great organization, as well as being results-oriented,” noting that “their concern for clients outweighs profits.” Clients also note, “their particular strengths are a keen understanding of the facts and the law, their thoughtfulness and their thoroughness."
In addition, the team has been recommended in Benchmark Litigation consecutively each year, where sources quoted in the guide praised the firm’s “experience, realistic approach, clear explanation of each phase, and desire to achieve the best possible outcome.” Sources also noted that our attorneys are appreciated for their “razor sharp intellect and incisive analysis,” and for our ability to be “creative in determining the nuance of the facts as they relate to the law.”
Lane Powell has been named “Washington Firm of the Year” and “Oregon Firm of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation for the strength of our case matters, including precedents set or verdicts with notable high-dollar amounts at stake.
Maloney Appointed National Chair of Membership for the National Center for State Courts
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