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7 Ranked Lawyers

About

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Defense of business clients in litigation has been a bedrock practice at Womble Bond Dickinson for more than 100 years. More than 200 attorneys, many of them veteran litigators with decades of courtroom experience, give clients the bench strength and knowledge to address large, complex business and product liability litigation challenges.
Womble Bond Dickinson’s Litigation Practice is comprised of two main departments – Business Litigation and Mass Torts – from which we serve clients nationally and internationally in numerous areas, including (but not limited to):

  • Antitrust Litigation ​
  • Appellate 
  • Aviation Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Consumer Finance Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Financial Services and UCC Litigation
  • D&O / Shareholder Litigation
  • Government Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense, including internal corporate investigations and business crimes
  • International Arbitration and Litigation
  • Local Government Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Environmental and Toxic Tort (including Environmental Emergency Response Team)
  • Products Liability and Mass Torts Litigation
  • Healthcare
  • Food, Beverage and Agriculture
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices
  • Software/IT and Telecommunications
  • Cyber & Privacy Law.

Chambers Review

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Litigation: General Commercial - North Carolina
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What the team is known for

Expert in a variety of environmental and business litigation, with in-depth experience practicing throughout the federal courts. Fields an experienced and formidable team of strong litigators with top-level trial experience. Clients stem from a range of sectors, including agriculture, education and energy.

Notable Practitioners

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James P Cooney III
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James P Cooney III
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James Cooney is a highly regarded litigator with considerable expertise across civil and criminal white-collar litigation. He also handles government investigations and acts for notable clients in the energy and education sectors.
"He is one of the most prominent attorneys in the space." "James is a brilliant lawyer."

Claire Rauscher
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Claire Rauscher
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Claire Rauscher is a white-collar attorney particularly noted for her abilities in government enforcement proceedings and internal investigations.
"She is a tremendous lawyer."

Jim D Cooley
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Jim D Cooley
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Jim Cooley is particularly noted for his work in financial sector disputes, including antitrust and securities fraud matters. He boasts further experience handling construction disputes, with additional strength in mediation. He has extensive experience leading high-stakes jury trials.

Pressly M Millen
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Pressly M Millen
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Pressly Millen is a trial lawyer recognized for his expertise in antitrust, trade secrets and IP-related cases. He is noted for his abilities in large class actions. His clients include pharmaceutical, telecom and technology companies.
"He is a fine lawyer."

Ripley Rand
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Ripley Rand
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Ripley Rand is particularly adept at advising clients on criminal investigations and federal criminal defense matters.

Debbie W Harden
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Debbie W Harden
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Debbie Harden handles a wide range of corporate and commercial litigation, with notable experience in ERISA disputes and financial litigation. She offers further strength in class action and mass tort cases.
"She is a very good advocate."

Ranked Lawyers at
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Litigation: General Commercial

James P Cooney III
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James P Cooney III
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Jim D Cooley
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Jim D Cooley
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Pressly M Millen
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Pressly M Millen
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Debbie W Harden
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Debbie W Harden
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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Claire Rauscher
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Claire Rauscher
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James P Cooney III
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James P Cooney III
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Ripley Rand
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Ripley Rand
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