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Practice/Industry Group Overview

Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Department comprises more than 600 litigators in 36 offices throughout the United States and in Latin America, Europe and Asia. Our department's global platform distinctively positions us to address the needs of both domestic and international clients.  We continue to build on a practice base that, while very broad, is nonetheless refined to serve the unique industry, practice, and jurisdictional needs of our diverse client base.

We are trial lawyers who regularly appear in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as in appellate courts and before international arbitration panels. We have tried many cases to verdict – and have the in-house legal and technological capabilities to efficiently handle dockets of cases numbering in the thousands. We also understand that going to trial often is not in a company’s best interest. Each of our clients has individual business goals that require varying litigation techniques. Therefore, we work closely with in-house counsel to develop a strategy – from strategic settlement to mediation to trying the case – that best fits a litigation cost and proficiency model appropriate to the client’s unique needs.

Experienced Trial Lawyers

The vast majority of GT’s litigation shareholders and of counsel have first-chair trial experience. In addition, GT is one of the few firms with more than 90 former federal and state prosecutors in its litigation group.

Depth of Experience

  • Litigators who try complex cases to verdict in state and federal courts
  • Wide-ranging experience with alternative dispute resolution and strategic settlements
  • Ability to develop integrated legal strategies that support our clients’ business objectives
  • Together with GT’s Governmental Affairs Practice, we can forge legislative or administrative strategies to address otherwise intractable problems

Litigation Support

The firm’s litigation support department is comprised of experienced professionals dedicated to assisting the litigation group with case management, document control, discovery management and trial coordination.

  • State-of-the-art software and hardware solutions that facilitate case management, discovery and trial presentations
  • Preparation and presentation of demonstrative evidence for arbitrations, evidentiary hearings and trials
  • eDiscovery and eRetention teams that help clients identify and plan for the management of their electronically stored information to reduce cost and litigation risk

Working with our Clients

GT’s litigation team is dedicated to increasing the experience and familiarity of our clients’ in-house counsel with our litigation defenses and strategies. Our team has customized programs for many clients based on their specific needs. We collaborate with clients and co-counsel to build a unified litigation approach. GT can:

  • Educate counsel on science, medical literature, plaintiff strategies and defenses in a given case, using outside consultants where appropriate
  • Provide trial preparation and training on potential alternatives for document collection, retention and management, as well as training on the use of extranets and other technologies, as needed
  • Conduct training for company witnesses on the mechanics and subtleties of providing effective and appropriate deposition and trial testimony

Lean Staffing

  • Avoid overstaffing, rotating attorneys and multiple attendees at meetings, depositions, hearings and court appearances
  • Reduce the need for local counsel based on GT’s national footprint

 

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