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Crowell & Moring LLP

Washington, DC

Crowell & Moring LLP - Washington, DC
  • 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
  • Washington, DC
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20004-2595
  • Tel:+1 202 624 2500
  • Fax:+1 202 628 5116
  • Web:
  • Chairman: Kent A Gardiner
  • Managing Partner: Ellen M Dwyer 
  • Number of Partners: 195 
  • Number of Lawyers: 520 

Firm Overview:
Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm 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. Fueled by the firm’s leadership in alternative fee arrangements, Crowell & Moring has been recognized for its innovative legal project management initiative that enhances the firm’s ability to manage legal projects in a way that meets client goals, and also helps to ensure that the firm’s profitability is highly aligned with the results and value delivered to clients.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Antitrust: The group remains at the forefront of the most recent sophisticated transactions: successful clearance of United Technologies’ $18.4 billion acquisition of Goodrich; representation of Coventry Health in its $5.7 billion sale to Aetna; DuPont’s $4.9 billion sale of its coatings business. Major results include multi-million dollar recoveries for clients like Oracle and Motorola who were victims of the DRAM and LCD price-fixing conspiracies and dismissal of antitrust claims against clients Kaiser Health, Yamaha, DuPont, and Motorola.

Environment, Energy & Resources: The group has a national reputation with corporations, trade associations, and others due to its successful efforts to shape regulatory policies and litigate disputes for clients in the mining, oil/gas, agriculture, alternative energy, defense and related sectors such as water/ air quality, public land use, endangered species, site cleanup, pesticides, health and safety, and consumer products regulation.

Government Contracts: The 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 group who are industry leaders. The group offers a full range of advice, including bid protests, claims, counseling, and litigation.

Healthcare: The group provides a 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/biotech companies.

Insurance/Reinsurance: The group represents clients in a variety of coverage and reinsurance matters and has experience in property and casualty, life, healthcare, accident health, management liability, and financial lines insurance matters. The group handles complex insurance litigation, negotiations, mediations, ADR, and insurance bankruptcy matters.

Intellectual Property: The group represents many leading technology companies in both defending and asserting infringement claims in federal courts, as well as before the US ITC. The group is one of the leading players in the patent procurement arena and also serves as counsel for companies with an interest in ICANN’s gTLD program.

International Trade & Dispute Resolution: The group provides a complete suite of services to assist the challenges of international businesses. The experienced group guides governments, businesses, and individuals as they structure investments and work across borders to trade goods and services, open new markets and settle disputes. The group works closely with the firm’s subsidiary C&M International to craft government policies for countries.

Litigation & Trial: A core strength of the firm is the Litigation Group, which brings and defends lawsuits for clients in nationwide and global courts, on matters spanning all practice and industry competencies. The firm has represented clients in over 1,400 trials and approximately 700 appeals. In 2011, the firm represented DuPont in a trade secret theft case against Kolon that resulted in a $919.9 million jury verdict for DuPont. In 2013, the firm was recognized by the National Law Journal as “Washington, DC Litigation Department of the Year” in the “General Civil Litigation” category.

Transactions & Corporate/Securities: The group is transaction-oriented, focusing predominately on mergers/acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate securities and finance, investment funds, commercial finance, commercial contracts, and outsourcing arrangements, IP arrangements, and financial institutions regulatory advice.

White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement: The group has substantial trial experience, along with pragmatic counseling and negotiating capabilities, defending clients under FCPA, qui tam action brought under the False Claim Act, securities and commodities fraud, and more. In 2011, the firm led a successful defense in the landmark Lindsey Manufacturing Company FCPA case.

Areas of Practice

  • Advertising & Product Risk Management
  • Antitrust
  • Aviation
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights
  • C&M International
  • Corporate/Securities
  • E-Discovery & Information Management
  • Environment, Energy & Resources
  • Financial Services
  • Government Affairs
  • Government Contracts
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance/Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • International Trade
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation & Trial
  • Plaintiff ’s Recovery
  • Tax
  • Torts
  • Trade Associations
  • Trade Secrets
  • White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement


  • 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW,
  • Washington, DC,
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20004-2595
  • Tel +1 202 624 2500
  • Fax +1 202 628 5116
  • Website : www.crowell.com
  • 1029 W. 3rd Avenue,
  • Suite 402,
  • Anchorage,
  • Alaska
  • USA
  • AK 99501
  • Tel +1 907 865 2600
  • Fax +1 907 865 2680
  • 3 Park Plaza,
  • 20th Floor,
  • Irvine,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 92614-8505
  • Tel +1 949 263 8400
  • Fax +1 949 263 8414
  • 515 South Flower St,
  • 40th Floor,
  • Los Angeles,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90071
  • Tel +1 213 622 4750
  • Fax +1 213 622 2690
  • 275 Battery Street, 23rd Floor ,
  • San Francisco,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94111
  • Tel +1 415 986 2800
  • Fax +1 415986 2827
  • 590 Madison Avenue,
  • 20th Floor,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10022-2544
  • Tel +1 212 223 4000
  • Fax +1 212 223 4134
  • 205 Storey Boulevard,
  • Suite 120,
  • Cheyenne,
  • Wyoming
  • USA
  • WY 82009
  • Tel +1 307 996 1400
  • Fax +1 307 996 1419