Practice Areas & Industries: Husch Blackwell LLP


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Our Business Litigation group has more than 200 attorneys who are dedicated to business and commercial litigation. We represent clients in the prosecution and defense of complex business disputes in domestic and international jurisdictions and have litigated, arbitrated and mediated business cases in both state and federal courts for over 75 years. Our Business Litigation team frequently provides lead trial strategy in commercial cases where the outcome is crucial to the economic impact or continued financial viability of our client’s business.

Our Business Litigation attorneys handle the types of disputes that routinely arise in commercial relationships, including:

  • Contracts and Business Torts
  • Distribution and Supply
  • Labeling and Packaging
  • Warranties
  • Advertising
  • Licensing
  • Joint Ventures
  • Finance
  • Tax
  • Intellectual Property
  • Government Investigations
  • Regulatory Compliance of Enforcement

We have represented companies involved in industries including agriculture, healthcare services, chemical, telecommunications, energy, manufacturing, real estate, food, mutual funds, broker/dealer, insurance, construction, medical equipment and banking. We have won verdicts and negotiated settlements resulting in recovery of hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients in business disputes. We have successfully defended and creatively settled thousands of business cases.

We specialize in administering large cases or multiple-case litigation involving multiple jurisdictions and parties.  We have a large network of law firms throughout the United States and affiliated firms in China, Mexico and the United Kingdom to provide on-site assistance wherever necessary. In addition, our firm’s strong transactional practices provide a ready source of industry understanding and expertise. We utilize state-of-the-art technology to provide comprehensive electronic discovery and litigation support. These services are part of our firm's commitment to helping our clients meet their full range of business objectives.

Group Presentations
  An Ounce of Prevention and a Pound of Cure: Practical Pointers for Credit Managers Before and After Bankruptcy, January 18, 2011
Landlord-Tenant Law: Leases Evictions, Litigations & Settlements, January 11, 2011
Past Seminar Materials
  Husch Blackwell Ethics Seminar, December 15, 2010
Business for Breakfast Roundtable Series, June 22, 2010
Privilege, A Practical Presentation, June 16, 2010