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What the team is known for Boutique practice with an emphasis on the litigation of energy and environmental issues for local, regional and national clients. Also acts on a broad range of contentious issues, including insurance, personal injury and product liability disputes for a varied commercial and financial services clientele.

Notable practitioners


Daniel Webber
is a highly regarded litigator who comes particularly recommended for his white-collar criminal defense practice. He also advises on civil disputes. Interviewees describe him as "smart, analytical and well respected by judges."


Patrick Ryan
attracts praise for his longstanding trial practice, which sees him regularly appear in big-ticket state and federal disputes. He draws on previous prosecutorial experience when handling a range of civil and criminal cases.


Phillip Whaley
is "an excellent litigator," says a source, while another describes him as "smart and experienced, and a good strategist." His broad civil practice includes product liability mandates, insurance claims and commercial litigation.