DLA Piper LLP (US)

Litigation Department

Illinois
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What the team is known for Broad-based litigation practice with a nationwide presence, highly regarded for its representation of clients in consumer class actions and institutional commercial litigation. Features particular expertise in advising accountancy firms on professional liability disputes. Broad client roster also includes major multinationals such as global banking, retail and real estate companies, representing both privately held and public companies. Additional experience in the technology, financial services and healthcare sectors.

Strengths"They are excellent," states a client, adding: "They are responsive, give good advice and take matters so seriously it's as if they are quite literally us."

"They are immediately responsive, have every resource needed and can gather a team quickly," sources note.

Sources praise the team's "excellent work, communication and great rapport with lead counsel."

Work highlights Represented Organic Kimya in a trade secret misappropriation case brought by The Dow Chemical Company relating to the manufacture of opaque polymers used in the production of paint products.

Notable practitioners

Raj Shah is a key contact.