- Chairman: Kent A Gardiner
- Managing Partner: Ellen M Dwyer
- Number of Partners: 190
- Number of Lawyers: 502
- International Offices: The firm also has offices in Belgium, United Kingdom and Egypt (Affiliate).
Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with approximately 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity.
Main Areas of Practice:
Crowell & Moring’s Antitrust Group represents major players in aerospace, healthcare, agriculture, transportation, technology and telecommunications. Some of the firm’s recent transactional engagements include UTC’s $16.4 billion acquisition of Goodrich Aerospace; DuPont’s $6.3 billion acquisition of Danisco. On the litigation side, the firm represents CSX Transportation in a class action price-fixing case involving fuel surcharges, and DuPont in antitrust and trade secret litigation against its competitor Kolon.
The Corporate/Securities Group is transaction-oriented, focusing predominately on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, corporate securities and finance, investment funds, commercial finance, commercial contracts and outsourcing arrangements, intellectual property arrangements, financial institutions regulatory advice and general corporate counseling.
Environment & Natural Resources:
This group has built a national reputation with corporations, trade associations and others due to its many successful efforts to shape regulatory policies and litigate disputes for clients in the mining, oil and gas, agriculture, forest products, alternative energy, defense and related sectors in areas such as water and air quality, public land use, endangered species, site cleanup, pesticides, health and safety and consumer products regulation.
The Government Contracts Group has a 40 year history of unrivaled excellence, depth and success. The world’s largest and most prominent contractors, and small to mid-size companies, turn to the firm’s lawyers who are industry leaders. The group offers a full range of government contract advice, including bid protests, claims, counseling and litigation.
The Healthcare Group provides a comprehensive range of litigation, transactional and counseling services to clients nationwide. From hospitals and hospital systems, to payors, managed care companies, pharmaceutical companies, academic medical centers, government contractors, and established and start-up medical device and biotech companies.
The firm represents clients in a wide variety of coverage and reinsurance matters and has experience in,property and casualty, life, healthcare, accident health, management liability, and financial lines insurance. The group handles complex insurance litigation, negotiations,mediations,ADR and insurance bankruptcy matters.
The firm works with many of the world’s leading technology companies on complex intellectual property matters. The full-service IP Group represents clients in both defending and asserting infringement claims in federal courts, as well as before the U.S. International Trade Commission. With more than 25 registered patent attorneys and agents, the firm is also one of the nation’s leading players in the patent procurement arena.
International Investment, Trade & Arbitration:
The group provides a complete suite of services dedicated to assisting each challenge of international business. The firm’s attorneys and advisors are experts in guiding governments, businesses and individuals as they structure investments and work across borders to trade goods and services,open new markets and settle disputes.
A core strength of Crowell & Moring and a principal foundation of the firm’s success, the firm’s Litigation Group brings and defends lawsuits for clients in courts and tribunals nationwide, and globally, on matters spanning all practice and industry competencies. In 2011, Crowell & Moring represented DuPont in a trade secret theft case against Kolon that resulted in a $919.9 million jury verdict for DuPont.
White-Collar & Regulatory Enforcement:
Areas of PracticeAntitrust
Corporate/Securities E-Discovery & Information Management
Environment & Natural Resources
Environmental & Toxic Tort Litigation
International Dispute Resolution
International Trade Labor & Employment
White-Collar & Regulatory Enforcement
The firm has a wide-ranging practice that includes significant matters across the spectrum of government investigations and defense of enforcement actions. The group has substantial depth of trial expertise, along with pragmatic counseling and negotiating capabilities, defense of clients under FCPA, qui tam action brought under the False Claim Act, securities and commodities fraud, and more.