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Lewis Roca

Litigation

3 ranked lawyersBand 2ArizonaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected for its full-service commercial litigation offering. A wide-ranging practice with experience in class actions, antitrust issues, IP and business torts. Noted for its wealth of knowledge relating to real estate litigation. Recognized for its work in the technology and insurance sectors. Also offers strengths in legal and other professional malpractice litigation.

Strengths

A client states: "The team collectively is fantastic. They work well together and always look for the best solutions for us."

Another explains that "the trial team is terrific to work with, and particularly good in working with fact witnesses to tell a compelling narrative for the court."

"They display strong intellect and have excellent leadership qualities," enthuses an interviewee.

Work highlights

Defended Steinway & Sons in federal court against a lawsuit filed by a former Steinway retail dealer claiming several millions of dollars in lost profits.

Notable practitioners

Larry Kasten has a wealth of appellate experience, which includes acting on behalf of individuals before the Ninth Circuit Court.
"A thoughtful lawyer with great analysis and insight. He is a strategic thinker with a capacity for perceiving strengths and weaknesses in a case and strengthening it accordingly." "He demonstrates excellent judgment and advice, and delivers high-quality work product."

Robert McKirgan is a well-regarded trial lawyer with further experience in alternative dispute resolution. His practice includes fraud, breach of fiduciary and copyright infringement actions.
"I go to him for high-stakes matters and complex litigations."  "He is a fantastic trial lawyer. he is incisive, strategic and has a great demeanor in the courtroom."

Susan Freeman 's experience includes arguing before the US Supreme Court, alongside regular appearances before the Ninth Circuit and Arizona Supreme Court.
"She has a really sharp mind and does top-flight work."

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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.

Arizona

Litigation: Appellate


Larry Kasten
Band 3
Susan Freeman
Band 1

Litigation: General Commercial


Robert H McKirgan
Band 2