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Ulmer & Berne LLP

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What the team is known for

Maintains a strong litigation practice covering all areas related to business litigation, with particular expertise in matters pertaining to the financial services and pharmaceutical industries. Noted for its strength at both trial and appeal, while also recognized for its experience with alternative dispute resolution. Represents a wide range of clients, including leading financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers.

Strengths

A source comments: "They stand out for their practical approach, business savvy and responsiveness."

"Ulmer navigated a particularly difficult and critical situation very well," reports one interviewee.

Another adds: "They work efficiently to deliver good results. I’m kept well informed on matters so there are never any surprises when an Ulmer attorney is working on a case."

Work highlights

Represented Merry X-Ray Corporation in a lawsuit against The JDIS Group and Burke Whitney in the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in connection to the breach of multiple contracts.

Notable practitioners

Frances Goins is a skilled litigator who regularly handles complex commercial disputes for both public and private companies. Her expertise includes contractual, shareholder and securities litigation.
"She handles a lot of sophisticated matters."

Michael Ungar is an experienced trial lawyer who regularly handles large commercial and financial disputes, and who also has considerable experience in arbitration. He also chairs the firm's litigation department.
"He is very well known and respected." "He is a fabulous lawyer."

Steven Kaufman is an experienced commercial litigator who regularly handles complex business and finance-related disputes. He also has expertise in litigation relating to alleged professional malpractice.
"He is one of the best in town - I'd hire him in a heartbeat if I needed a lawyer." "He's an excellent trial lawyer."

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Litigation

Ulmer & Berne LLP

firm
Location

Skylight Office Tower

1660 West 2nd Street

Suite 1100

Cleveland

Ohio

USA

OH 44113

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Ohio

Litigation: General Commercial


Frances Floriano Goins
Band 4
Michael N Ungar
Band 1
Steven S Kaufman
Band 2