Bricker & Eckler LLP

Litigation Department

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What the team is known for Broadly experienced litigation team which offers strengths in areas including insurance coverage, medical malpractice, bankruptcy and securities claims. Demonstrates particular expertise in the energy and utilities sector, particularly in relation to oil and gas issues and related environmental concerns. Has a niche specialty in assisting educational institutions with commercial disputes as well as the defense of sexual misconduct claims.

Work highlights Represented Recovery Limited Partnership and Columbus Exploration, two companies involved in the recovery of $150 million in treasure from the wreck site of the S.S. 'Central America,' which sank off the coast of North Carolina in 1857. The companies successfully brought a claim against their former CEO and general partner, Thomas Thompson, after individuals who had invested in the treasure's recovery had received no distributions from it.

Notable practitioners

Anne Marie Sferra
is an experienced litigator, with marked strengths in handling insurance and business-related disputes. She specializes in handling appeal cases, and is head of the firm's appellate advocacy group.

Drew Campbell
regularly defends client in healthcare, insurance and energy-related disputes. He has notable experience in handling the defense of multidistrict litigation and leads the firm's class action practice group.

Chair of the litigation group
Quintin Lindsmith
is a "thoughtful and creative" lawyer, according to market commentators. He has experience of handling a broad range of commercial disputes, including litigation related to insurance and bankruptcy proceedings. One client praises his "very strategic" advice and adds: "He has extraordinary technical ability while also understanding the intersection of law and business."