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Managing Partner: Joseph Morford

Number of lawyers: 220+

Firm Overview:

Tucker Ellis LLP was founded in 2003 by 90 lawyers focused on building a law firm different from any other that had previously existed – one that would deliver the best possible experience to clients, communities, and one another. Today, more than 220 lawyers practice nationwide from six “long Hallways” – Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and St. Louis – serving a Fortune 250 list of national litigation clients, national and international intellectual property clientele, and sophisticated business clients.

Main Areas of Practice:

Appellate & Legal Issues

Business Litigation, including Insurance

Corporate/M&A/Securities

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Estates

Finance

Health & Life Sciences, including Life Sciences Litigation

Intellectual Property

Mass Tort & Product Liability

Real Estate

Tax

Business Litigation:

  • Handles disputes involving contractual obligations, fiduciary duties, insurance coverage, unfair business practices, white collar crime, antitrust violations, securities fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets, violations of covenants not to compete, RICO violations, and employment practices, including class actions in these areas
  • Has experience in state and federal courts and has successfully tried to verdict, mediated, and arbitrated matters throughout the United States

Key Clients: Serves clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to family-run businesses, entrepreneurs, and sole proprietorships

Contact: Thomas Simmons, Business Litigation Chair

Tel: 216 696 5290

Email: [email protected]

Contact: Kevin Young, Insurance Chair

Tel: 216 696 4691

Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:

  • Full-service national practice has litigated IP cases in numerous states and the District of Columbia, as well as the Federal Circuit and regional Circuit Courts of Appeal
  • Litigates matters before the United States ITC, TTAB, and PTAB of the USPTO, and the World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Experienced in areas including copyrights, Internet and electronic commerce, patents, designs, trade secrets, trademarks, and infringement analysis; electrical, mechanical, and chemical engineering, as well as signal processing and computer software

Key Clients: Represents high-technology companies of all sizes, from Fortune 50 to newly emerging companies

Contact: Carlos Garritano, Chair

Tel: 216 696 5364

Email: [email protected]

Mass Tort & Product Liability:

  • Represents companies in tens of thousands of cases filed in state and federal courts throughout the United States
  • Focuses on the national, regional, and local defense of product liability cases involving industrial, commercial, and consumer products, as well as toxic tort cases; handles pharmaceutical/medical device claims; represents manufacturers of industrial and construction machinery, consumer products, and chemicals
  • Coordinates the national defense of cases for companies ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to family-owned businesses
  • Admitted in virtually every jurisdiction in the United States and has tried cases to jury verdict in dozens of states

Key Clients: Represents many of the largest and most successful corporations in the world

Contact: Laura Kingsley Hong, Chair

Tel: 216 696 3143

Email: [email protected]

Life Sciences Litigation:

  • Represents clients in the national, regional, and local defense of medical device and pharmaceutical liability cases
  • Works with experts to defend litigation and assists clients with regulatory matters
  • Routinely litigates cases throughout the United States and has tried to verdict cases in dozens of states
  • Serves as national coordinating counsel, regional counsel, and local counsel, as well as liaison defense counsel in federal and state MDLs and coordinated proceedings

Key Clients: Represents many of the largest and most successful pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the world

Contact: Sherry Knutson, Co-chair

Tel: 312 624 6322

Email: [email protected]

Contact: Tariq Naeem, Co-chair

Tel: 216 696 3675

Email: [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions/Securities & Capital Markets:

  • Advises public and private companies, private equity firms, and investment advisors on sophisticated transactional matters, including M&A, public offerings, and private placements
  • Advises boards of directors on takeover preparedness and defense, corporate governance, corporate counseling, securities laws compliance, and shareholder and investor relations
  • Represents engaged shareholders in communicating with management of struggling public companies

Key Clients: Diebold Nixdorf, Electrolux AB, Stoneridge, Inc.

Contact: Jayne Juvan, Chair

Tel: 216 696 5677

Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:

The Real Estate Group represents:

  • Lenders, borrowers, developers, and governmental bodies in mixed-use development
  • Major corporations in headquarters and facilities development, expansion, acquisition/divestiture and financing projects
  • Owners and end-users in ground, office, industrial, retail, and government leasing
  • Borrowers and governmental bodies in TIF and other public incentive programs
  • REITs, public and private investors, developers, and retailers in acquisitions and dispositions
  • Developers and owners in challenging zoning classifications, tax valuations, and regulatory matters

Key Clients: Represents public and private institutions and funds, governmental entities, private developers, regional and national lenders, and manufacturing and industrial concerns

Contact: Keith Raker, Real Estate Chair

Tel: 216 696 2468

Email: [email protected]

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Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Band 3
Insurance: Insurer
Band 1
Intellectual Property
Band 3
Litigation: General Commercial
Band 3
Real Estate
Band 4
Ohio: North

Corporate/M&A
Band 3

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Intellectual Property


Keith Grady
Band 2
Ohio

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation


Corine R Corpora
Band 3
Ronald C Stansbury
Band 2
Scott Stitt
Band 2

Insurance


Jennifer Mesko
Up and Coming
Kevin Young
Band 1

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Kevin YoungInsurance
John F. McCaffreyLitigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
John SlagterReal Estate: Zoning/Land Use
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Ronald C StansburyEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Scott StittEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Keith GradyIntellectual Property
Band 3
Peter A RomeCorporate/M&A
Corine R CorporaEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation
John Q LewisLitigation: General Commercial
Keith RakerReal Estate
Band 4
Christopher HewittCorporate/M&A
Robert LoeschCorporate/M&A
Carlos GarritanoIntellectual Property
Sherry KnutsonProduct Liability & Mass Torts
Band 5
Laura Kingsley HongProduct Liability & Mass Torts
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Michael C. ZellersProduct Liability & Mass Torts
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Laura Kingsley HongProduct Liability: Toxic Torts

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950 Main Avenue,

Suite 1100,

Cleveland

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