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Dickstein Shapiro LLP

Washington, DC

Dickstein Shapiro LLP - Washington, DC
  • 1825 Eye Street NW
  • Washington, DC
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20006-5403
  • Chairman: James D Kelly
  • Managing Partners: Richard J Leveridge, Washington, DC; Deborah A Skakel, New York; James H Turken, California
  • Number of partners: 90
  • Number of attorneys: 200

Firm Overview:
Dickstein Shapiro LLP, Market Leading Specialty FirmSM, founded in 1953, is internationally recognized for its work with clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations. Dickstein Shapiro provides strategic counsel and develops multidisciplinary legal solutions by leveraging its core strengths—litigation, regulatory, transactions, and advocacy—to successfully advance clients’ business interests.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Complex Dispute Resolution:
Dickstein Shapiro’s Complex Dispute Resolution (CDR) Practice provides comprehensive solutions to avoid, limit, and resolve complex litigation and liability problems. The firm’s CDR attorneys succeed at helping clients maximize recoveries and minimize exposure through creative, cost-effective dispute resolution alternatives and strategies.

Corporate & Finance:
The Corporate & Finance Practice focuses on middle-market transactions—those with values in the range of $10 million to $500 million. The practice’s attorneys provide a full range of corporate, finance, tax, and transactional services to clients and pair these capabilities with an industry-focused approach.

Government Law & Strategy:
Dickstein Shapiro seeks to advance clients’ interests before the legislative and executive branches of government. Attorneys and advisors provide support in a number of areas, including public policy, government contracts, State Attorneys General, political law, energy, and congressional investigations.

Insurance Coverage:
Dickstein Shapiro’s premier Insurance Coverage Group represents policyholders across the country in disputes with their insurers. Many of the firm’s insurance coverage attorneys are nationally recognized as leaders in insurance recovery, and our attorneys have briefed and argued many of the most important and best-known decisions favorable to policyholders in federal and state appellate courts. The firm has helped clients recover billions from insurers and insurance brokers under a wide range of policies.

Intellectual Property:
Combining decades of litigation experience with a robust procurement and asset management practice, Dickstein Shapiro’s Intellectual Property attorneys devise strategies to help clients protect IP assets while maximizing their value. The firm has handled litigations on both the plaintiff side and defense side involving claims from a few million to hundreds of millions of dollars. The practice also develops comprehensive IP programs and strategies encompassing all aspects of clients’ intellectual property needs, including asset management, patent and trademark procurement, licensing, and counseling.

With more than 100 litigators in offices nationwide, Dickstein Shapiro’s attorneys provide the highest level of integrated representation in numerous inter-related areas, and excel in litigating and settling complex, high-stakes business disputes. Whether through trial verdicts, arbitrations, settlements, or other litigation alternatives, Dickstein Shapiro’s litigators seek the best outcome possible for their clients’ goals and their bottom line.

Areas of Practice

  • Antitrust
  • Business Litigation
  • Complex Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate & Finance
  • Employment
  • Energy
  • Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy
  • Fraud & Financial Services Litigation
  • Government Contracts
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Public Policy & Political Law
  • State Attorneys General
  • White Collar Criminal Defense & Investigations


  • 2049 Century Park East,
  • Suite 700,
  • Los Angeles,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90067-3109
  • Tel +1 310 772 8300
  • Fax +1 310 772 8301
  • Email : info@dicksteinshapiro.com.
  • One Stamford Plaza,
  • 263 Tresser Boulevard,
  • Suite 1400,
  • Stamford,
  • Connecticut
  • USA
  • CT 06901-3271
  • Tel 203 905 4500
  • Fax 203 905 4501
  • Email : info@dicksteinshapiro.com.