One of the premiere practices in the US, the group handles all phases of antitrust law: high-visibility mergers, criminal cartel investigations, high-stakes antitrust litigation and affirmative recoveries of hundreds of millions of dollars. Recent work includes representing AT&T as it buys Time Warner Inc. for a reported $85.4 billion.
Environmental & Natural Resources:
With more than three decades of experience, the group has a national reputation with corporations, trade associations, and others due to its success in shaping regulatory policies and litigating disputes for clients in 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.
The firm is a recognised industry leader with nearly 40 years of government contracts experience. Companies of all sizes from a diverse array of industries turn to the group for its unrivaled excellence, depth, and success. The group offers a full range of counseling, investigation, litigation and transactional services covering every facet of contracting.
For clients throughout the industry, the group provides a range of litigation, transactional and counseling services. Clients range from hospitals and hospital systems to payors, managed care companies, pharmaceutical companies, academic medical centers, and government contractors, as well as established and start-up medical device/biotech companies.
Representing clients in a variety of coverage and reinsurance matters, the group has experience in property and casualty, life, healthcare, accident health, management liability and financial lines insurance matters. It handles complex insurance litigation, negotiations, mediations, ADR and insurance bankruptcy matters.
The group represents technology companies in federal patent infringement cases and before the USITC, and is a recognised leader in federal and state trade secret misappropriation cases. It also handles patent validity challenges and IPRs at the USPTO; international patent procurement; copyright and trademark disputes; brand protection; and counsels companies regarding ICANN’s gTLD program.
International Trade & Dispute Resolution:
These groups provide a complete suite of services to assist the challenges of international businesses. The experienced teams guide governments, businesses, and individuals as they structure investments and work across borders to trade goods and services, open new markets and settle disputes. They work closely with the firm’s subsidiary, C&M International, to craft government policies for countries.
Litigation & Trial:
Litigation is a core strength of the firm and Crowell & Moring’s deepest practice. Fully two thirds of the firm’s lawyers prosecute and defend cases, handling billion-dollar civil trials, criminal trials, administrative proceedings, and arbitrations nationwide and in global forums on matters spanning all practice and industry competencies. The firm builds comprehensive solutions for clients that leverage the best litigation strategies with sophisticated regulatory counsel. In 2015, the firm received two American Lawyer Global Legal Awards for its roles in the DuPont v. Kolon and David v. Signal cases.
Transactions & Corporate/Securities:
This interdisciplinary team of corporate and regulatory lawyers offers a full-service corporate practice with an emphasis on M&A, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, corporate securities and finance, complex outsourcing, IP and commercial arrangements. The group is adept at operating in industries such as healthcare, defense, financial services, retail/consumer goods, energy, life sciences and high tech.
White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement:
Substantial trial experience, pragmatic counseling and unparalleled negotiating capabilities provide clients with creative defenses in FCPA (e.g., Ralph Lauren Corp and in the landmark Lindsey Manufacturing case), financial and securities fraud, antitrust, healthcare, government contract disputes, procurement fraud, public corruption, anti-money laundering and environmental.
This group has extensive capabilities and experience, particularly with respect to federal and state electric and gas regulation, infrastructure project development, financing and acquisition transactions, litigation, compliance and enforcement matters.