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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Handles both commercial litigation and white-collar criminal defense work, with particular expertise in healthcare and securities matters, among others. Established and broad Florida presence with noteworthy strength in trusts and estate litigation and real estate disputes.

Strengths

Clients say: "The team collectively masters complex issues and works collaboratively to solve them. Their international networking capabilities across different countries, jurisdictions and legal landscapes is a real strength."

Interviewees note: "The firm provides exceptional service with its well-run team. They have a clear division of labor with no duplication of services, making them cost-efficient and results-driven."

Sources say: "The firm has developed a strong commercial litigation practice comprised of a good team of litigators."

Market commentators add: "They are excellent lawyers with national reputations that are at the top of their game."

Work highlights

Represented GlaxoSmithKline as local counsel in Florida in multidistrict litigation regarding its drug Zantac. The litigation includes both personal injury cases and economic loss class actions.

Represented a client threatened with criminal prosecution for failure to pay monies allegedly due for services that were not performed.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Cavallo focuses his practice on the representation of individuals and companies in regulatory proceedings and government investigations.
"He is very talented and extremely responsive to clients' concerns." "He can dig into the facts and summarize things super efficiently."

Jon Sale enjoys an outstanding reputation for his extensive experience in high-profile white-collar criminal matters, including allegations of money laundering, fraud and FCPA violations.
"He is one of the most experienced and talented white-collar defense attorneys in the US." "He is an outstanding negotiator whose legal knowledge is second to none."

Jonathan Etra is an experienced white-collar practitioner who routinely represents clients facing allegations of fraud and FCPA violations, among others.
"He is a knowledgeable and talented courtroom advocate whose skills include exceptional legal and oral advocacy." "He's a highly talented and seasoned lawyer."

Mark Raymond routinely handles an array of complex commercial disputes and class actions, and acts for clients in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitrations.
"He marshals resources, writes well and handles oral arguments. He is a high-quality lawyer."

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Overview

Using our experience from the boardroom to the courtroom to benefit our clients

  • Experience handling a wide variety of high-stakes litigation between and for large corporate entities, including securities litigation, software development disputes, patent infringement, purchase and sale agreements, insurance coverage, defective industrial machinery, franchise and dealer agreements, and professional liability, among others
  • Serve as enterprise-wide electronic discovery counsel for clients with global operations, multi-claims including management of massive ESI identification, review, and production projects
  • Large inventory of litigation management skills and experience
  • Flexible, scalable, cost-effective teambuilding capabilities
  • Work with clients on their political and publicity needs and develop strategies to minimize the impact of public scrutiny on client goodwill.
  • Settlement counsel capacity, ADR practitioners
  • Robust appellate practice

We have experience litigating the following types of business matters

  • Antitrust
  • Motor vehicle distribution
  • Business torts
  • Class actions
  • Commercial fraud
  • Commercial financial services
  • Consumer claims
  • Contract disputes
  • Corporate governance
  • Director and officer liability
  • Labor and employment
  • Franchise
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • Lender liability
  • Professional liability
  • Securities
  • Software licensing
  • Trade secrets

Members

Norman, Todd (Head of Department)

Raymond, Mark F. (Head of Department)

Anderson, T.W.

Boyd, Ginger

Goldman, Peter

Knapp, Scott

Sale, Jon A.

Wedekind, Lee

Litigation

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

firm
Location

390 North Orange Avenue

Suite 1400

Orlando

Florida

USA

FL 32801-4961

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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.

Florida

Litigation: General Commercial


Mark F. Raymond
Band 2

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Christopher Cavallo
Band 3
Jon A. Sale
Band 1
Jonathan Etra
Band 2