DLA Piper LLP (US)

Litigation Department

New York
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What the team is known for Well-regarded civil litigation team that acts for an impressive global client base, including accounting firms, pharmaceutical companies and financial institutions. Offers a strong commercial disputes practice, frequently retained to act on product liability claims, breach of contract disputes, insolvency litigation and nationwide class actions. Also noted for its niche expertise in accounting liability litigation. Draws on an extensive worldwide network to supplement handling of cross-border disputes.

Strengths A client comments: "They're such a massive firm but you get really personalized attention, and they have such breadth of legal capability. They're top-notch."

Another source states: "They provide excellent work product, strategy and guidance, and as a result deliver strong results."

A further source adds that "they are very client-oriented - they are very strategic and goal-oriented, and very collaborative."

Work highlights Secured a favorable result for Corrib Oil in a $5 million breach of contract dispute arising from a series of defaults on oil market derivatives trades.

Notable practitioners

Michael Hynes is a key contact for clients.