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Williams & Connolly LLP

Appellate Law

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DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Williams & Connolly LLP

Appellate Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 3USA - NationwideUSA 2020 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Respected litigation practice with a notable presence in appellate courts nationwide, making frequent appearances in complex business litigation cases. Demonstrates strengths in an impressively broad range of industries, counting businesses in the technology, financial services and pharmaceuticals sectors among its impressive client base.

Strengths

One client states: "I love the attitude they bring to every case. They deliver results in bet-the-company litigation matters and all the lawyers bring a great blend of talent, tenacity, and creativity to cases they handle to produce the best possible outcome for their clients."

Interviewees report: "Their work is immaculate, they are exhaustive in all their efforts and leave no stone unturned in getting a good result for the company."

Clients praise the team for its ability to "coordinate well" and praise them for being "skilled brief authors."

Work highlights

Appeared before the Supreme Court in Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Christian, acting on behalf of British Petroleum in a dispute concerning Montana landowners’ claims for recovery of pollution cleanup costs beyond the remediation ordered by EPA.

Notable practitioners

Lisa Blatt "is an outstanding oral advocate and has a virtually unmatched success record," according to sources. She has argued almost 40 cases before the US Supreme Court, spanning commercial and constitutional challenges including intellectual property, ERISA and environment matters. Interviewees note: "She is just hands-down a fantastic Supreme Court litigator.She has a candor with the Court and a reputation as a straight-shooter. The justices on the right and left know they can trust her in written briefing and in oral advocacy."

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Appellate Law Department

Williams & Connolly LLP

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725 Twelfth Street, NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20005

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Lisa S. Blatt
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