Learn what makes these firms and legal teams stand out in the 2016 Legal and Litigation Departments of the Year magazine.

Click here to download the digital edition


Editor’s Note
With several of these supplements under our belts, we’ve decided to try a few new things this year. First, as you can see, we’ve decided to combine our Litigation Departments of the Year and Legal Departments of the Year honors in one magazine. Read more


A Capable Team
When longtime client Marriott International was facing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit by the family of a man who died when a suicide bomber drove into one of its hotels in Pakistan, Cozen O’Connor was called in to defend the chain over events in an unfamiliar jurisdiction. Read more


Making the Most of Midsize
When a litigation team from Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young enters a courtroom, it’s usually outnumbered by the attorneys on the other side. But the Stradley Ronon lawyers like it that way. Read more

Covering A Lot of Ground
Pittsburgh-based Meyer Unkovic & Scott’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group comprises only 29 lawyers but it manages to cover a lot of ground. Read more


Ready to Roll
In an early October afternoon, Teresa Ficken Sachs was running to an emergency hearing at City Hall on just a few minutes’ notice. She’d been working with the trial team from the start, monitoring the case as appellate counsel, and her presence was needed—and soon. Read more

Roadmap to Success
When defending a client against a class action, attorneys have to weigh all their options; it can be like deciding which exit ramp to take when traveling down what can be a long and expensive highway. Read more


Up to the Task
With 95 attorneys, White and Williams’ insurance litigation team is by no means tiny. But a look at the list of megafirms the group routinely goes up against—and bests—in insurance matters does put into perspective the skill with which the firm leverages its talent. Read more


Always Looking Ahead
Martin Black, head of Dechert’s intellectual property practice, essentially had the entire month of October “blocked off” on his calendar, as he prepared to argue his first case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more

Working Together
Morgan Lewis is known for its accomplishments in the labor and employment space. In Pennsylvania, the 50-lawyer group is a huge part of the firm’s global team of 250 attorneys. Read more


A Quality Reputation
t a time when medical malpractice lawsuits are on the decline statewide, attorneys at Kline & Specter have been continuously winning large verdicts and hammering out significant settlements across Pennsylvania. Read more

GC Impact: Cristina Cavalieri
GC Impact: Caroline Henrich
GC Impact: Jeffrey Kahn

 

Learn what makes these firms and legal teams stand out in the 2016 Legal and Litigation Departments of the Year magazine.

Click here to download the digital edition


Editor’s Note
With several of these supplements under our belts, we’ve decided to try a few new things this year. First, as you can see, we’ve decided to combine our Litigation Departments of the Year and Legal Departments of the Year honors in one magazine. Read more


A Capable Team
When longtime client Marriott International was facing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit by the family of a man who died when a suicide bomber drove into one of its hotels in Pakistan, Cozen O’Connor was called in to defend the chain over events in an unfamiliar jurisdiction. Read more


Making the Most of Midsize
When a litigation team from Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young enters a courtroom, it’s usually outnumbered by the attorneys on the other side. But the Stradley Ronon lawyers like it that way. Read more

Covering A Lot of Ground
Pittsburgh-based Meyer Unkovic & Scott ’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group comprises only 29 lawyers but it manages to cover a lot of ground. Read more


Ready to Roll
In an early October afternoon, Teresa Ficken Sachs was running to an emergency hearing at City Hall on just a few minutes’ notice. She’d been working with the trial team from the start, monitoring the case as appellate counsel, and her presence was needed—and soon. Read more

Roadmap to Success
When defending a client against a class action, attorneys have to weigh all their options; it can be like deciding which exit ramp to take when traveling down what can be a long and expensive highway. Read more


Up to the Task
With 95 attorneys, White and Williams ’ insurance litigation team is by no means tiny. But a look at the list of megafirms the group routinely goes up against—and bests—in insurance matters does put into perspective the skill with which the firm leverages its talent. Read more


Always Looking Ahead
Martin Black, head of Dechert ’s intellectual property practice, essentially had the entire month of October “blocked off” on his calendar, as he prepared to argue his first case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more

Working Together
Morgan Lewis is known for its accomplishments in the labor and employment space. In Pennsylvania, the 50-lawyer group is a huge part of the firm’s global team of 250 attorneys. Read more


A Quality Reputation
t a time when medical malpractice lawsuits are on the decline statewide, attorneys at Kline & Specter have been continuously winning large verdicts and hammering out significant settlements across Pennsylvania. Read more

GC Impact: Cristina Cavalieri
GC Impact: Caroline Henrich
GC Impact: Jeffrey Kahn