What the team is known for
An international law firm with a longstanding presence in Virginia litigation, renowned for the strength of its bench and significant international clientele. Handles high-stakes disputes involving business and contractual litigation. Noted for its deep knowledge of the environmental space and expertise in government investigations and white-collar criminal matters. Represents clients in the financial services, healthcare, energy, aviation and retail sectors.
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Acted for AMC Entertainment, Regal Cinemas and Cinemark on a Ninth Circuit victory related to two proposed discrimination class action suits.
leads the firm's securities litigation team, and is a fine choice of counsel for derivative suits and class actions at trial and appellate level. He is also recognized for his expert handling of large-scale internal investigations and administrative proceedings conducted by the DOJ and SEC."A terrific, outstanding lawyer." "He is an appellate guru."
has impressive skills in trial and appellate matters, including high-profile US Supreme Court mandates. He advises clients from a wide range of industries including media, energy and product manufacturers. "Terrific oral advocate and good strategic thinker." "He is a fantastic general and appellate litigator. He also understands state attorneys general, who are increasingly active in enforcement, and understands the political aspects of matters."
Laura Colombell Marshall
has extensive experience in internal investigations, DOJ and SEC proceedings, and fraud and abuse cases. Her client base includes real estate, finance, education and construction entities as well as government contractors. "Very bright, hard-working and creative in her defenses." "She is a very strong advocate and very solid in her representation." "She's a great attorney."
is an experienced civil litigator whose practice includes a range of securities disputes, SEC enforcement proceedings and commercial claims such as breaches of contract. He has significant expertise in advising financial industry clients. "He's an excellent lawyer."
maintains a strong reputation for his wide-ranging civil disputes practice, which includes both trial and appellate proceedings. His impressive caseload includes IP disputes, breach of contract claims and product liability actions, as well as trusts litigation.
draws on longstanding trial experience when handling matters such as personal injury, mass tort and commercial disputes, as well as acting on a range of IP litigation."He gets excellent results."
brings wide-ranging litigation experience to his practice, including notable strength in constitutional disputes. He has significant expertise in appellate litigation. "He is a brilliant attorney who also has the ability to communicate well to juries and judges." "He's an outstanding lawyer." "He's absolutely top-notch."
has a sterling reputation in the market for his abilities as a trial lawyer. He is known for his handling of complex litigation such as IP, antitrust and franchise disputes, drawing on extensive courtroom experience.