Susman Godfrey defended Uber. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison represented pharmaceutical companies in the fallout from the opioid crisis. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher took on First Amendment issues.

There were 50 law firms up for The American Lawyer’s 2019 Litigation Department of the Year award, ranging in size, revenue and achievements. The submissions offered a peek into how many of the country’s top-end litigation departments operate.