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Greenberg Traurig, PA

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Respected group of litigators able to assist blue-chip clients with a broad range of commercial disputes. Particularly strong appellate team known for its strong track record appearing in state and federal courts of appeal. Represents clients in the energy, healthcare and insurance sectors, among others.

Strengths

Sources say: "They are extremely cordial and collegial, and also fast drafters."

Clients highlight: "It is a one-stop shop with a very knowledgeable attorney base."

Market commentators note: "The firm has a very strong, growing team of appellate lawyers."

Work highlights

Represented Whole Foods before the Second Circuit, which affirmed the dismissal of a putative consumer class action on summary judgment. The lawsuit involved claims that Whole Foods intentionally overcharged customers by overstating the weights of prepackaged products.

Notable practitioners

Charles Watson deftly handles appeals to the Texas Supreme Court and other state courts. He frequently acts for clients in the oil and gas sector.
"He's an outstanding lawyer and a premier oil and gas appellate lawyer."

Dale Wainwright 's enviable experience includes handling precedent-setting appeals. A former justice on the Texas Supreme Court, he is lauded for his unparalleled knowledge of the judiciary and state court procedure.
"He's a very talented lawyer with a strong reputation." "He's very hard-working and an excellent asset to clients."

James Leahy frequently handles disputes arising in the energy sector as part of his broad commercial disputes practice. He chairs the firm's energy litigation practice.

Karl Dial frequently handles securities litigation and regulatory investigations as part of his wide-ranging civil disputes practice. He is especially well known for his representation of clients in the accounting sector.
"He effectively communicates complicated subject matters like accounting to a jury in a way that doesn't cloud the meaning." "He's very helpful, analytical and experienced."

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Overview

When the stakes are high, Greenberg Traurig is the firm you need. Greenberg Traurig's Litigation Practice has handled some of the most complex litigation in challenging jurisdictions around the world. Whether your organization is facing a single complex dispute or a portfolio of disputes, GT has vast resources across a wide range of practices and industries available to serve you. We work with you to develop a strategic approach to litigation coordinated across jurisdictions. Our attorneys are prepared to take any case to trial and are experienced at managing litigation at every stage of the process. At the same time, our vast trial experience enables us to resolve cases short of trial upon the most favorable terms possible, where appropriate. The GT team will grow with your needs and our scale ensures that your needs will never outgrow us.

Litigation

Greenberg Traurig, PA

firm
Location

300 West 6th Street

Suite 2050

Austin

Texas

USA

TX 78701

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Ranked Lawyers

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.

Texas

Litigation: Appellate


Charles R Watson
Band 3
Dale Wainwright
Band 2

Litigation: Securities


Texas: Houston & Surrounds

Litigation: General Commercial


James R Leahy
Band 4