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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 2CaliforniaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Nationally recognized trial firm with markedly broad capabilities within the field, well resourced to represent both senior executives and corporations. Offers strength defending allegations in diverse areas such as antitrust, healthcare and securities, alongside particular expertise acting for East Asian clients in economic espionage cases. Calls upon a strong team of litigators with decades of experience handling complex government investigations and criminal litigation.

Strengths

"They are a really respectable group, they're a team of trial lawyers," say fellow practitioners.

Work highlights

Defended Los Angeles businessman Ray Akhavan following claims brought against him in the Southern District of New York alleging he and other conspirators caused US banks to process over $100 million of card transactions for an online marijuana delivery marketplace operating in California and Oregon.

Notable practitioners

James Asperger specializes in advising clients on internal and government investigations and has an excellent reputation for his abilities at trial.
"James is a great litigator."

John Potter is a highly renowned white-collar lawyer who offers a wealth of experience defending individual and corporate clients in high-stakes criminal litigation matters.

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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.

California

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


James Asperger
Band 2
John Potter
Band 1