Problem Solving from a Business Perspective
Frost Brown Todd's trial lawyers represent corporations and individuals in virtually all aspects of civil and white-collar criminal litigation. They blend skill and insight, sophisticated legal savvy and a deep roster of partners across disciplines to meet challenges across numerous industries and business situations.
We serve as national counsel for a variety of companies on complex, potentially large exposure matters. In this role, we wear many hats, but we primarily serve as national advising counsel, national coordinating counsel and national trial counsel. We also counsel and represent a variety of international, national, regional and local corporations and have extensive experience in complex litigation, multiparty cases and class actions. We have defended public companies in hostile takeover battles, and pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers in class action product liability suits. We defend accountants and medical facilities in malpractice claims. Likewise, we defend and prosecute complex litigation involving RICO violations, securities violations, fraud, trade secrets, covenants not to compete, dealer terminations, antitrust matters, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duties.
Innovative Solutions to Complex Business Challenges
Frost Brown Todd has a long record of success in the courtroom and features many nationally-recognized litigators. We are equally adept at fashioning solutions to problems without incurring the risks and costs associated with courtroom trials. Thus, while we frequently try cases to judges and juries, our trial attorneys regularly resolve disputes out of court through negotiation, arbitration, mediation, mini-trials and other alternative dispute resolution methods. If a dispute cannot be avoided, we encourage the use of alternative dispute resolution procedures, achieving dispute resolution objectives as cost-effectively as possible.
Case Management: Avoiding Surprises
Because no two legal situations are alike, we can tailor a litigation management plan to achieve a meaningful win. We understand and respect our clients' budgets and deadlines, emphasizing case management, risk evaluation analyses, frequent communication and adherence to our clients' goals. Some of our lawyers actually maintain offices in client facilities to provide day-to-day advice and assistance.
Litigation can be expensive and that prospect can seem overwhelming. Our lawyers work with clients from the outset to put together the appropriate team and assign work to the right professional to ensure we handle matters in the most efficient and effective manner possible. Prior to beginning our work, we advise clients on strategic choices and relative costs to help them manage expectations and budget.
Knowledge is Power
Our litigators make every effort to counsel and educate clients on how to avoid litigation altogether. We counsel our clients on a variety of prelitigation matters, including ways to avoid litigation. We help them by designing conflict management systems. We help them prepare and negotiate contracts to limit exposure to litigation, and we show them how to maximize the likelihood that, if litigation is filed, it will be filed in a forum selected by our clients.
We have a dedicated, cross-disciplinary team that counsel and train clients in document retention and destruction programs. Staffed by experienced litigators, paralegals and clerks, the iMeD team (Information Management/e-Discovery) has handled data and document issues for corporate clients across international borders and with courts and counsel around the world.
Additionally, we routinely advise clients regarding document organization and retrieval systems, develop product safety programs and company histories on product safety initiatives, oversee compliance with standards, render advice regarding contemplated product recall and respond to actions by safety organizations such as the Consumer Products Safety Commission.
Successful litigation is about planning, details and execution. Today's technology has greatly aided lawyers with discovery and data/document handling to make even the most complex cases simple to manage and present.
We offer a dedicated litigation support staff with the tools to research, document, manage and present a case powerfully and accurately. Using the most powerful litigation software available, our support staff can provide secure remote access to these software tools to clients and co-counsel. Their goal is to help present a powerful and effective case to ensure a successful outcome.
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The group represents clients on a range of matters, including large class action disputes, as well as serving as national counsel for a variety of companies on complex exposure matters. It represents significant pharmaceutical clients in products liability and pricing practice matters. Sources say: "A very strong firm with top-notch lawyers."
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