X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
The 10 attorneys featured in the stories that follow tried cases ranging from an Illinois patent infringement claim involving Web-browser technology to allegations of murder and dismemberment in Texas. Four represented defendants, six represented plaintiffs. One lawyer dusted off a 1916 statute that had never been used before. Another won a billion-dollar verdict in a fen-phen case. A third defended IBM against former employees’ claims that they’d been poisoned by workplace chemicals. What the lawyers have in common, in addition to at least one big trial win within the past 18 months, is a track record of success over many years. Two quick caveats: We do not suggest that these are the 10 best litigators, only the 10 we chose after a necessarily subjective process. And some of the verdicts they won have been-or may yet be- modified by judges or appeals courts. Keeping it simple Despite the diversity of cases, the lawyers’ strategies also had a good deal in common. They told simple stories, paid attention to the way they were perceived and treated jurors with respect.
This year’s winners

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at customercare@alm.com

 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2019 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.