Ball Janik LLP

Litigation Department

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What the team is known for Active across a broad spectrum of commercial disputes including professional malpractice, construction defect, shareholder disputes and insurance coverage matters. Also exhibits expertise in securities, class action and white-collar crime litigation. Adept at acting for both plaintiffs and defendants, and offers recognized experience at the trial and appellate levels. Draws its impressive client base from varied industry sectors, including real estate, healthcare and construction, with additional clients in the public sector.

Strengths Clients speak highly of the group's service, noting that "their client service is as reliable, thoughtful and as strong as it could be."

Another source regards the firm as "our go-to choice for litigation in the Pacific Northwest."

Commentators describe the team as "responsive, thorough and very helpful."

Work highlights Advised the US Ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, in relation to the US Congressional impeachment inquiry.

Notable practitioners

"Brilliant" litigator
James McDermott
offers expertise in relation to a wide array of commercial matters including condemnation disputes, as well as antitrust and securities litigation. He is additionally instructed for his counsel in class action disputes, and represents an array of healthcare and real estate sector clients. Sources highlight his "strategic capability and persuasive communication skills."