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Litigation



We are laser-focused on our clients’ business interests and objectives working as a partner to develop and execute tailored strategies closely aligned with their business objectives. We secure solutions—whether in or out of court—to keep the business moving forward.

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4366

Counsel

Los Angeles

213-629-6073

Counsel

San Francisco

415-984-8262

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6076

Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8210

Associate

Hong Kong

+852 2167 0803

Paralegal

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6438

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8329

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4403

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8684

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1232

Partner

New York

212-940-3041

Associate

Boston

617-345-1334

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8309

Partner

Providence

401-454-1015

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8409

Associate

Boston

617-345-1019

Senior Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8312

Department Attorney

Boston

617-345-1176

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6122

Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1581

Counsel

Buffalo

716-853-8102

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8311

Partner

Boston

617-345-1217

Counsel

Long Island

516-832-7506

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8312

Partner

Providence

401-454-1042

Counsel

Los Angeles

213-629-6033

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4401

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8513

Partner

Boston

617-345-1109

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1066

Associate

Boston

617-345-1205

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4435

Professional Staff

San Francisco

415-984-8258

Associate

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6439

Patent Agent

Los Angeles

213-629-6166

Partner

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6417

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8542

Partner

Boston

617-345-1325

Senior Counsel

Long Island

516-832-7544

Partner

Providence

401-454-1018

Associate

Boston

617-345-1203

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8216

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8253

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8207

Paralegal

New York

212-940-3720

Counsel

Boston

617-345-1264

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8275

Partner

Long Island

516-832-7613

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4150

Paralegal

Albany

518-427-2658

Partner

Manchester

603-628-4047

Associate

Boston

617-345-1097

Partner

Boston

617-345-1324

Counsel

New York

212-940-3085

Associate

New York

212-940-3052

Associate

Washington, DC

202-585-8505

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8818

Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8191

Associate

Los Angeles

213-629-6145

Professional Staff

New York

212-224-7613

Paralegal

Buffalo

716-853-8111

Counsel

Buffalo

716-853-8122

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8315

Department Attorney

Chicago

312-977-4394

Of Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1488

Partner

Boston

617-345-6054

Paralegal

Washington, DC

202-585-8147

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4347

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8395

Associate

Rochester

585-263-1362

Associate

New York

212-493-6609

Paralegal

Chicago

312-977-4641

Partner

Boston

617-345-1335

Partner

Manchester

603-628-4016

Partner

Boston

617-345-1058

Associate

Long Island

516-832-7630

Partner

Boston

617-345-1258

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8514

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8515

Associate

Los Angeles

213-629-6098

Partner

Long Island

516-832-7567

Paralegal

Rochester

585-263-1722

Partner

New York

212-940-3004

Partner

Boston

617-345-1371

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8333

Counsel

San Francisco

415-984-8281

Associate

Buffalo

716-853-8118

Senior Counsel

Boston

617-345-1131

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6019

Paralegal

Providence

401-454-1169

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4158

Associate

Long Island

516-832-7628

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1147

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6190

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1037

Paralegal

Chicago

312-425-8612

Associate

Boston

617-345-1369

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6179

Senior Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8345

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4322

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6097

Associate

Rochester

585-263-1494

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4488

Associate

Los Angeles

213-629-6031

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4385

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4443

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4418

Associate

Boston

617-345-1249

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6163

Senior Counsel

Los Angeles

213-629-6015

Associate

Boston

617-345-1059

Associate

Washington, DC

202-585-8086

Partner

Albany

518-427-2652

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4397

Associate

Boston

617-345-1073

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8233

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8372

Associate

Washington, DC

202-585-8422

Trainee Solicitor

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6477

Partner

New York

212-940-3152

E-Discovery Services Professional

Rochester

585-263-1107

Associate

Providence

401-454-1046

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8401

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1386

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4451

Partner

Boston

617-345-1065

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4429

Patent Agent

Boston

617-345-1013

Partner

Manchester

603-628-4027

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1395

Partner

Boston

617-345-1318

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8364

Partner

Chicago

312-425-3971

Counsel

Chicago

312-425-3973

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4642

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8319

Partner

Boston

617-345-1119

Associate

Washington, DC

202-585-8035

Paralegal

Buffalo

716-853-8119

Trainee Solicitor

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6416

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6161

Associate

Boston

617-345-1281

Counsel

Los Angeles

213-629-6186

Consultant

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6408

Senior Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8855

Paralegal

Chicago

312-977-4467

Consultant

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6423

Professional Staff

San Francisco

415-984-8272

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8350

Partner

Boston

617-345-6145

Partner

New York

212-940-3017

E-Discovery Services Professional

Rochester

585-263-1208

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8220

Associate

Boston

617-345-1238

Partner

Boston

617-345-1337

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1644

Partner

Boston

617-345-6154

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8267

Partner

Providence

401-454-1019

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8770

Partner

Long Island

516-832-7597

Associate

Washington, DC

202-585-8034

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4361

Department Attorney

Boston

617-345-1213

Counsel

San Francisco

415-984-8261

Department Attorney

Providence

401-454-1133

Associate

Boston

617-345-1029

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1065

Partner

Buffalo

716-853-8132

Associate

Long Island

516-832-7632

Partner

Boston

617-345-1113

Associate

Long Island

516-832-7616

Associate

Boston

617-345-1084

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8377

Counsel

Providence

401-454-1116

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8298

Partner

Boston

617-345-1031

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1558

Senior Counsel

Boston

617-345-1231

Partner

Boston

617-345-1150

Professional Staff

Rochester

585-263-1293

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8248

Partner

New York

212-940-3045

Associate

Rochester

585-263-1711

Associate

Long Island

516-832-7634

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1012

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4453

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4411

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8413

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8382

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4875

Partner

Long Island

516-832-7586

Partner

Providence

401-454-1016

Associate

Los Angeles

213-629-6117

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8552

Associate

Boston

617-345-1080

Partner

Buffalo

716-853-8134

Counsel

Boston

617-345-1071

Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1322

Partner

Boston

617-345-6057

Partner

Albany

518-427-2687

Partner

Providence

401-454-1020

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-5093

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6041

Investigative Director

Washington, DC

202-585-8314

Senior Counsel

Buffalo

716-853-8101

Associate

Chicago

312-425-3944

Partner

Albany

518-427-2664

Partner

Boston

617-345-6183

Paralegal

Long Island

516-832-7527

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4421

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4460

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4154

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8189

Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1561

Associate

New York

212-940-3104

Counsel

Buffalo

716-853-8125

Associate

Los Angeles

213-629-6012

Of Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1341

Associate

Manchester

603-628-4031

Partner

Albany

518-427-2677

Associate

Boston

617-345-1153

Partner

Boston

617-345-6188

Department Attorney

Long Island

516-832-7637

Associate

Boston

617-345-1135

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4860

Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1265

Counsel

New York

212-950-3050

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8322

Partner

Boston

617-345-1220

Department Attorney

Providence

401-454-1027

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4482

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8286

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4887

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6053

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8488

Associate

Manchester

603-628-4074

Counsel

Los Angeles

213-629-6121

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4465

Partner

Chicago

312-977-9224

Department Attorney

Chicago

312-977-4131

E-Discovery Services Professional

Boston

617-345-1145

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8534

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8419

Partner

Providence

401-454-1040

Senior Counsel

San Francisco

415-984-8450

Counsel

Chicago

312-425-8641

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8036

Counsel

Chicago

312-425-8563

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4448

Senior Counsel

Boston

617-345-1326

Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1087

Paralegal

Rochester

585-263-1364

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4396

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4881

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-5008

Counsel

New York

212-940-3098

Senior Counsel

New York

212-940-3027

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4447

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8368

Investigative Director

Washington, DC

202-585-8326

E-Discovery Services Professional

Chicago

312-977-9215

E-Discovery Services Professional

New York

212-493-6645

Partner

Boston

617-345-1177

Associate

Boston

617-345-1302

Associate

Manchester

603-628-4077

Counsel

Chicago

312-977-4416

Paralegal

Washington, DC

202-585-8732

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8385

Partner

Buffalo

716-853-8141

Partner

Long Island

516-832-7543

Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8234

Paralegal

Manchester

603-628-4004

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8271

Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8027

Associate

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6429

Associate

Rochester

585-263-1473

Associate

Providence

401-454-1127

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8265

Contacts

Scott O'Connell

Partner
Chair, Litigation Department

soconnell@nixonpeabody.com

Phone: 617-345-1150

Joseph J. Ortego

Partner
Chief Diversity Officer
Vice-chair, Litigation Department
Chair, NP Trial®
Leader, Aviation

jortego@nixonpeabody.com

Phone: 212-940-3045

Ethan E. Trull

Partner
Vice-chair, Litigation Department
Leader, Medical Device, Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostic Health

etrull@nixonpeabody.com

Phone: 312-977-4447

Staci Jennifer Riordan

Partner
Vice-chair, Litigation Department
Leader, Fashion Practice

sriordan@nixonpeabody.com

Phone: 213-629-6041

  • U.S. News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2020 ranked as National Tier One in Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation—Construction, Litigation—Labor & Employment, Litigation—Real Estate, and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions—Defendants. In addition, many Nixon Peabody practices received Tier 1 rankings at the regional level in the following geographies: Albany, NY; Boston; Buffalo; Chicago; Long Island; Los Angeles; Manchester, NH; New York City; Providence, RI; Rochester, NY; San Francisco; and Washington, DC; 2016 “Law Firm of the Year” in Health Care Law
  • BTI Litigation Outlook 2019
    • “Most Feared in Litigation” Honor Roll
  • Benchmark: Litigation 2018   
    • Northeast Regional Firm of the Year
    • Eight litigation attorneys recognized as “local litigation stars”
    • Top-tier litigation recognition in MA, NH and recommended in RI
  • BTI Litigation Outlook 2016
  • Chambers USA/Global
  • Legal 500

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