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Frost Brown Todd LLC

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Chairman: Robert V Sartin
Chief Executive Officer: Adam P Hall
Litigation Department Chair: Theresa A Canaday
Business Department Chair: Jeffrey L Hallos
Number of partners: 341
Number of lawyers: 537
Languages: Afrikaans, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Dutch, English, Farsi, Flemish, French, German, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

Firm Overview:
Frost Brown Todd is a full-service law firm with offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. The firm has earned national recognition as a leader in client service performance, advising and protecting clients in business transactions and litigation in industries including insurance, financial institutions, health care, manufacturing, transportation, real estate, construction and energy. The firm’s attorneys deliver sound legal counsel, responsive service, concise communications and efficient representation. Diversity and inclusion are everyday actions for Frost Brown Todd; the firm features an ever-growing mentoring program, a commitment to work/life balance, a corporate culture of acceptance, and an energized Women’s Initiative — each contributing to a more vibrant and creative law firm.

Main Areas of Practice:
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
Business Commercial Litigation
CMBS Lending & Servicing Transactions
Employee Benefits & ERISA
Estate Planning & Administration
Government Contracting
Government Services
Health Care
Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
Insurance Regulation & Risk Management
Intellectual Property, Advertising & Media
International Services
Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions
Product Liability & Tort Litigation
Public Affairs
Real Estate

Frost Brown Todd counsels and represents corporations and individuals in every aspect of civil, commercial and white collar criminal litigation. The firm’s litigators blend skill and insight, sophisticated legal savvy and a deep roster of attorneys across disciplines to meet challenges for clients within numerous industries and business situations. The firm counsels and represents a variety of corporations worldwide, and has extensive experience in complex litigation, multiparty cases and class actions. The firm’s litigators defend and prosecute matters involving RICO violations, securities violations, insurance coverage, fraud, trade secrets, covenants not to compete, dealer terminations, antitrust matters, intellectual property, product liability, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duties. Frost Brown Todd has a long record of success in the courtroom; while the firm frequently tries cases to judges and juries, its trial attorneys regularly resolve disputes out of court through negotiation, arbitration, mediation, mini-trials and other alternative dispute resolution methods.

With the combined efforts of over 280 attorneys with focused business and regulatory knowledge, Frost Brown Todd has created a powerful team with virtually unlimited knowledge and resources to answer client questions and provide insight. Frost Brown Todd attorneys are trusted legal counsel for some of America’s best-known companies. The firm’s business law section covers the full spectrum of law important to US and international businesses. The firm leverages technical, industry and legal knowledge and experience to serve a diverse client base on issues ranging from mergers and acquisitions to tax and regulatory compliance.

Recent Work:
■Designated nationwide self-audit to resolve wage and hour dispute with the US Department of Labor affecting over 40,000 employees
■Gross judgment in excess of $128 million on behalf of eight members of the Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association (BTGCA) — successfully arguing to establish a common fund for the benefit of 198,000 BTGCA members
■Successfully defended Nascar® in an antitrust case relating to its refusal to award Kentucky Speedway an event in Nascar’s most popular series, the Sprint Cup Series
■Received unanimous defense verdict for Terex in Hamilton County Superior Court (Noblesville, IN) aerial bucket product liability quadriplegia case
■Complex prosecution on behalf of Intelligrated to obtain allowance of US Patent 7,549,527 — covering important advances in sortation technology that will greatly improve the speed at which package sorters can operate

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