Boies Schiller Flexner LLP

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Firm Overview:
Boies Schiller Flexner is a firm of internationally recognized trial lawyers, crisis managers, and strategic advisors known for creative, aggressive, and efficient pursuit of success for their clients. BSF has built a record of taking on and winning complex, groundbreaking, and cross-border matters in diverse practice areas for many of the world’s most sophisticated companies. BSF regularly takes cases to trial and is recognized for prevailing when the odds are longest and the stakes highest. The firm builds deep relationships with their clients, advising them in complex matters in national courts and arbitral forums throughout the world. Their work for plaintiffs gives the firm an unparalleled perspective that benefits their defense clients. BSF often shares the risk of litigation through creative fee structures that align the client’s interest with the firm’s.

Main Areas of Practice:

Antitrust & Competition:
Boies Schiller Flexner excels in the defense and prosecution of complex, high-stakes antitrust cases, and the defense of antitrust and competition-related government investigations, both domestic and international, including criminal matters. The firm has served as lead trial counsel or co-lead trial counsel in some of the most important antitrust cases in history. The firm’s exceptional track record is based on its ability to make the complicated understandable and win cases at trial.

Appellate:
Boies Schiller Flexner successfully argues appeals on a remarkable range of legal issues nationwide, including in precedent-setting victories in the US Supreme Court and the highest state courts. They intensively review the facts in every appeal, frequently rethinking arguments and developing innovative legal theories that prove compelling to appellate courts.  

Class Actions, Opt-Outs, & Multidistrict Litigation:
Boies Schiller Flexner has defeated some of the most well-known class action challenges of recent years through a combination of sophisticated risk analysis and strength at trial. The firm’s history of successfully serving as lead counsel for plaintiff classes in landmark cases gives the attorneys an advantage that has proven effective in representing defendants, including Fortune 500 companies, in class action cases involving alleged securities fraud, antitrust, and consumer protection violations. BSF’s opt-out specialists have unparalleled experience in working with clients to monitor and develop affirmative recovery practices, enabling companies to make informed decisions about opt-out opportunities and keep their finger on the pulse of recovery opportunities of all forms.

Crisis Management:
Boies Schiller Flexner steps in immediately to mitigate damage and preserve options for later action. The firm has served at the highest levels of government, where crises are multifaceted and global. The attorneys respond rapidly, work with the media and government, and coordinate integrated defense plans.

Financial Institutions:
Boies Schiller Flexner represents financial institutions and investment funds in their most important and complex disputes, helping them achieve better-thanmarket results through an unparalleled reputation as trial lawyers, exacting legal analysis, and commercial problem-solving. The firm frequently advises on strategic and proactive litigation, designing and implementing strategies to maximize value.

Global Investigations & White Collar Defense:
Boies Schiller Flexner has been involved in virtually every major white collar matter in the past several years, appearing in courts and before federal, state and foreign regulators. The firm regularly conducts independent internal investigations and helps establish compliance programs. Additionally, the attorneys leverage their extensive former government experience in preparing their cases.

Intellectual Property:
Boies Schiller Flexner helps clients protect valuable rights to intellectual property in everything from technological innovations to works of art. IP lawyers have extensive and successful experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in a full range of high-stakes, high-profile lawsuits involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and other intellectual property.

International Arbitration:
The firm has built a global team to lead clients in complex commercial arbitration and investor-state disputes. Its lawyers are fluent in public international law, with exceptional jurisdictional diversity. The practice is led by lawyers in London, New York, Washington DC, and Miami. Lawyers in the practice represent clients before all major arbitral institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, AAA, VIAC and NASD, as well as in UNCITRAL and other ad hoc arbitrations.

Technology:
Boies Schiller Flexner represents clients in cases involving a broad range of technologies, from mobile devices, wireless communication standards, chipsets, and medical devices to software, semiconductors, consumer electronics, and digital music. Many of its lawyers have technical backgrounds, lending valuable insight to the evolving challenges confronting hightech clients. The firm’s trial-focused approach allows its lawyers to excel at simplifying the details in even the thorniest and most complex cases.

Offices:
New York, Albany, Armonk, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Fla., Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, Washington D.C.

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This firm is also ranked in:

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District of Columbia

Litigation: General Commercial: The Elite
Band 4
Florida

Antitrust
Band 1
Litigation: General Commercial: The Elite
Band 1
New York

Antitrust
Band 4
Antitrust: Mainly Plaintiff
Band 1
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations: Highly Regarded
Band 2

Ranked Lawyers

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Florida

Antitrust


Stuart Singer
Band 1

Litigation: General Commercial


Carlos Sires
Band 3
Stuart Singer
Band 1
New York

Antitrust


David Boies
Eminent Practitioners

Antitrust: Mainly Plaintiff


David Boies
Eminent Practitioners

Litigation: General Commercial


David Boies
Eminent Practitioners

Top Ranked Lawyers

Eminent Practitioners
David BoiesAntitrust
David BoiesAntitrust
David BoiesAntitrust: Mainly Plaintiff
David BoiesAntitrust: Plaintiff
David BoiesLitigation: General Commercial
David BoiesLitigation: Trial Lawyers
Band 1
Stuart SingerAntitrust
Stuart SingerLitigation: General Commercial
Band 3
Carlos SiresLitigation: General Commercial
Band 5
Matthew SchwartzLitigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Ranked Offices

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USA

District of Columbia
Florida, Fort Lauderdale
Florida, Miami
New York, Albany
New York, Armonk

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New York

USA

NY 10001

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