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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

Washington, DC

202-585-8265

Associate

Providence

401-454-1127

Associate

Rochester

585-263-1473

Associate

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6429

Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8027

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8271

Paralegal

Manchester

603-628-4004

Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8234

Partner

Long Island

516-832-7543

Partner

Buffalo

716-853-8141

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8385

Paralegal

Washington, DC

202-585-8732

Counsel

Chicago

312-977-4416

Associate

Manchester

603-628-4077

Associate

Boston

617-345-1302

Partner

Boston

617-345-1177

E-Discovery Services Professional

New York

212-493-6645

E-Discovery Services Professional

Chicago

312-977-9215

Investigative Director

Washington, DC

202-585-8326

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8368

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4447

Senior Counsel

New York

212-940-3027

Counsel

New York

212-940-3098

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-5008

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4881

Paralegal

Rochester

585-263-1364

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4396

Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1087

Senior Counsel

Boston

617-345-1326

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4448

Counsel

Chicago

312-425-8563

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8036

Counsel

Chicago

312-425-8641

Senior Counsel

San Francisco

415-984-8450

Partner

Providence

401-454-1040

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8419

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8534

E-Discovery Services Professional

Boston

617-345-1145

Department Attorney

Chicago

312-977-4131

Partner

Chicago

312-977-9224

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4465

Counsel

Los Angeles

213-629-6121

Associate

Manchester

603-628-4074

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8488

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6053

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4887

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8286

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4482

Department Attorney

Providence

401-454-1027

Partner

Boston

617-345-1220

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8322

Counsel

New York

212-950-3050

Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1265

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4860

Associate

Boston

617-345-1135

Department Attorney

Long Island

516-832-7637

Partner

Boston

617-345-6188

Associate

Boston

617-345-1153

Partner

Albany

518-427-2677

Associate

Manchester

603-628-4031

Of Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1341

Associate

Los Angeles

213-629-6012

Counsel

Buffalo

716-853-8125

Associate

New York

212-940-3104

Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1561

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8189

Counsel

Chicago

312-977-4154

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4460

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4421

Paralegal

Long Island

516-832-7527

Partner

Boston

617-345-6183

Partner

Albany

518-427-2664

Associate

Chicago

312-425-3944

Senior Counsel

Buffalo

716-853-8101

Investigative Director

Washington, DC

202-585-8314

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6041

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-5093

Partner

Providence

401-454-1020

Partner

Albany

518-427-2687

Partner

Boston

617-345-6057

Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1322

Counsel

Boston

617-345-1071

Partner

Buffalo

716-853-8134

Associate

Boston

617-345-1080

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8552

Associate

Los Angeles

213-629-6117

Partner

Providence

401-454-1016

Partner

Long Island

516-832-7586

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4875

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8382

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8413

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4411

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4453

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1012

Associate

Long Island

516-832-7634

Associate

Rochester

585-263-1711

Partner

New York

212-940-3045

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8248

Professional Staff

Rochester

585-263-1293

Partner

Boston

617-345-1150

Senior Counsel

Boston

617-345-1231

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1558

Partner

Boston

617-345-1031

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8298

Counsel

Providence

401-454-1116

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8377

Associate

Boston

617-345-1084

Associate

Long Island

516-832-7616

Partner

Boston

617-345-1113

Associate

Long Island

516-832-7632

Partner

Buffalo

716-853-8132

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1065

Associate

Boston

617-345-1029

Department Attorney

Providence

401-454-1133

Counsel

San Francisco

415-984-8261

Department Attorney

Boston

617-345-1213

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4361

Associate

Washington, DC

202-585-8034

Partner

Long Island

516-832-7597

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8770

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8267

Partner

Providence

401-454-1019

Partner

Boston

617-345-6154

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1644

Partner

Boston

617-345-1337

Associate

Boston

617-345-1238

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8220

E-Discovery Services Professional

Rochester

585-263-1208

Partner

New York

212-940-3017

Partner

Boston

617-345-6145

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8350

Professional Staff

San Francisco

415-984-8272

Consultant

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6423

Paralegal

Chicago

312-977-4467

Senior Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8855

Consultant

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6408

Counsel

Los Angeles

213-629-6186

Associate

Boston

617-345-1281

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6161

Trainee Solicitor

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6416

Paralegal

Buffalo

716-853-8119

Associate

Washington, DC

202-585-8035

Partner

Boston

617-345-1119

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8319

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4642

Partner

Chicago

312-425-3971

Counsel

Chicago

312-425-3973

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8364

Partner

Boston

617-345-1318

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1395

Partner

Manchester

603-628-4027

Patent Agent

Boston

617-345-1013

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4429

Partner

Boston

617-345-1065

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4451

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1386

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8401

Associate

Providence

401-454-1046

E-Discovery Services Professional

Rochester

585-263-1107

Partner

New York

212-940-3152

Associate

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6477

Associate

Washington, DC

202-585-8422

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8372

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8233

Associate

Boston

617-345-1073

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4397

Partner

Albany

518-427-2652

Associate

Washington, DC

202-585-8086

Associate

Boston

617-345-1059

Senior Counsel

Los Angeles

213-629-6015

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6163

Associate

Boston

617-345-1249

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4418

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4443

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4385

Associate

Los Angeles

213-629-6031

Associate

Rochester

585-263-1494

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4488

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6097

Partner Retired

Chicago

312-977-4322

Senior Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8345

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6179

Associate

Boston

617-345-1369

Paralegal

Chicago

312-425-8612

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1037

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6190

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1147

Associate

Long Island

516-832-7628

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4158

Paralegal

Providence

401-454-1169

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6019

Senior Counsel

Boston

617-345-1131

Associate

Buffalo

716-853-8118

Counsel

San Francisco

415-984-8281

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8333

Partner

Boston

617-345-1371

Partner

New York

212-940-3004

Paralegal

Rochester

585-263-1722

Associate

Los Angeles

213-629-6098

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8515

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8514

Partner

Boston

617-345-1258

Associate

Long Island

516-832-7630

Partner

Boston

617-345-1058

Partner

Manchester

603-628-4016

Partner

Boston

617-345-1335

Paralegal

Chicago

312-977-4641

Associate

Rochester

585-263-1362

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8395

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4347

Paralegal

Washington, DC

202-585-8147

Partner

Boston

617-345-6054

Of Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1488

Department Attorney

Chicago

312-977-4394

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8315

Counsel

Buffalo

716-853-8122

Paralegal

Buffalo

716-853-8111

Professional Staff

New York

212-224-7613

Associate

Los Angeles

213-629-6145

Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8191

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8818

Associate

Washington, DC

202-585-8505

Associate

New York

212-940-3052

Counsel

New York

212-940-3085

Partner

Boston

617-345-1324

Associate

Boston

617-345-1097

Partner

Manchester

603-628-4047

Paralegal

Albany

518-427-2658

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4150

Partner

Long Island

516-832-7613

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8275

Counsel

Boston

617-345-1264

Paralegal

New York

212-940-3720

Partner

Washington, DC

202-585-8207

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8253

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8216

Associate

Boston

617-345-1203

Partner

Providence

401-454-1018

Partner

Boston

617-345-1325

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8542

Partner

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6417

Patent Agent

Los Angeles

213-629-6166

Associate

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6439

Professional Staff

San Francisco

415-984-8258

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4435

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1066

Partner

Boston

617-345-1109

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8513

Associate

Chicago

312-977-4401

Counsel

Los Angeles

213-629-6033

Partner

Providence

401-454-1042

Associate

San Francisco

415-984-8312

Counsel

Long Island

516-832-7506

Partner

Boston

617-345-1217

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8311

Counsel

Buffalo

716-853-8102

Counsel

Rochester

585-263-1581

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6122

Department Attorney

Boston

617-345-1176

Senior Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8312

Associate

Boston

617-345-1019

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8409

Partner

Providence

401-454-1015

Partner

San Francisco

415-984-8309

Associate

Boston

617-345-1334

Partner

New York

212-940-3041

Partner

Rochester

585-263-1232

Partner

Chicago

312-425-8684

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4403

Associate

Los Angeles

213-629-6048

Associate

Hong Kong

+852 2167 0803

Associate

Hong Kong

+852 2171 6438

Counsel

Washington, DC

202-585-8210

Partner

Los Angeles

213-629-6076

Counsel

Los Angeles

213-629-6073

Counsel

San Francisco

415-984-8262

Partner

Chicago

312-977-4366

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

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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