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Christian & Barton LLP

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 3VirginiaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Richmond-based firm with a longstanding litigation practice, offering experience across a wide variety of disputes. Highly regarded for commercial litigation, advising on trials, appeals and alternative dispute resolution. Additionally handles matters relating to insurance, healthcare, media and employment law, winning recognition for its work acting as local counsel to national companies.

Strengths

A source states: "Christian & Barton has a strong practice."

Interviewees also draw attention to the firm's "strong litigators."

Notable practitioners

Michael Smith is held in high regard for his longstanding civil disputes capabilities, which includes commercial disputes and product liability suits. He is also noted for his handling of matters involving the healthcare industry.
"He's a fantastic litigator." "A very good lawyer."

Warren Harless is highly regarded in the market for his strength in commercial litigation. His broad practice spans disputes such as breach of fiduciary duty, employment law claims and high-value liability actions.
"He is fantastic and is at the very top in his field."

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Virginia

Litigation: General Commercial


Michael Smith
Band 1
Warren David Harless
Band 1