Practice Areas & Industries: Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered


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If you are involved in a complex business, financial, or commercial dispute, Caplin & Drysdale's litigators have the skills you need to prevail.


Services Available

Representation in Commercial Business Disputes

  • Discovery, motions practice, and pretrial preparation
  • Trials and appeals of judgments
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Mass Tort Resolution

  • Creditors’ rights litigation involving issues of fraudulent conveyance, successor liability, and piercing the corporate veil
  • Class action litigation aimed at mass tort resolution
  • Bankruptcy proceedings and reorganizations precipitated by mass tort liabilities
  • Counseling the plaintiffs’ bar and their clients regarding operations of settlement trusts and other compensation mechanisms outside the tort system

Representing Lawyers and Law Firms Facing Ethics Challenges

  • Insurance negotiations
  • Litigation and trial advocacy
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Law firm partnership matters

Resolving Employee Benefits Disputes

  • Negotiating severance packages
  • Advising ERISA plans in disputes with plan beneficiaries
  • Litigation discovery, motions practice, and pretrial preparation
  • Trials
  • Appeals
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation


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