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Troutman Pepper

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Substantial litigation department which wins recognition for its expertise in disputes relating to insurance, financial services and IP, with additional experience in areas such as education, environment and healthcare. Also capable of handling compliance enforcement, state and federal government investigations and white-collar criminal proceedings. Combines solid advice on high-value commercial disputes across the country with extensive trial experience. Demonstrates substantial experience litigating in the Eastern District of Virginia, also known as the 'Rocket Docket.'

Strengths

A client says: "Very customer-focused - an absolutely terrific law firm partner."

"The team has shown good judgment and good temperament. They have had a good understanding or grasp of the nuances and when they haven't seen it before, they can quickly understand," a client adds.

"They've always been very knowledgeable," a source says.

Work highlights

Acted for Allied Title Lending in a lawsuit brought by the Virginia Attorney General's office in an alleged violation of the Commonwealth's lending laws.

Represented a state-chartered community bank in a response to a Department of Justice grand jury investigation subpoena.

Notable practitioners

David Anthony comes highly recommended for his expert representation of financial services entities in claims such as those brought under the FCRA, which forms part of his extensive experience in civil disputes arising from regulated industries.
"He's very strong. I think he is top-notch." "I think he may be the best all-around litigator."

John West is a fine choice of counsel for companies facing regulatory compliance concerns, external investigations and actions brought under the False Claims Act. He also regularly advises on internal investigations and matters involving government contracts.
"He is very much an expert, which is very helpful to us as a company and to me."

William Hurd brings high-level appellate expertise to his litigation practice. He is also a go-to attorney for companies facing investigation by state attorneys general, drawing on his previous service as the Solicitor General of Virginia.
"He has been phenomenally good." "He's a fantastic litigator and appellate attorney."

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Overview

Troutman Pepper’s Business Litigation practice successfully defends and prosecutes high-stakes commercial disputes. Our attorneys have significant jury trial and appellate experience, in all types of complex disputes. As one of the largest practices in the firm, our trial attorneys have the substantive experience and technological sophistication needed to manage complex, multi-district litigation and class actions, as well as individual cases. We effectively advocate for our clients’ business interests in federal and state trial and appellate courts throughout the U.S., as well as before administrative boards, government agencies, and domestic and international alternative dispute tribunals.

The firm’s trial attorneys are experienced in corporate and commercial disputes; securities and antitrust litigation; disputes related to private equity investments and corporate transactions; ERISA litigation; product liability; insurance litigation; media and entertainment; real estate litigation; securities litigation; and unfair competition or trade practices. Our litigators also have broad experience in the energy industry, representing operating utilities of the nation’s largest electric power holding company in significant regulatory matters and proceedings before state regulatory commissions.

Litigation

Troutman Pepper

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Location

Troutman Sanders Building

1001 Haxall Point

Richmond

Virginia

USA

VA 23219

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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.

Virginia

Litigation: Appellate


William Hurd
Band 1

Litigation: General Commercial


David Anthony
Band 1
William Hurd
Band 2

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


John S West
Band 1