Practice Areas

Litigation, Appeals and Dispute Resolution

From its inception, Harkins Cunningham LLP has been known as a firm whose trial lawyers can tackle complex and significant disputes successfully and efficiently. We help businesses, organizations and individuals resolve challenging controversies through court or agency litigation or appeals, or through alternative dispute resolution. We are frequently involved in federal multi-district litigation and in class action litigation in both federal and state courts.

We are frequently called upon to secure relief from adverse decisions or to preserve positive results obtained in the lower courts. Our appellate lawyers include former clerks in the United States Supreme Court and various federal Courts of Appeals and District Courts.

In Benchmark Litigation 2015, a client indicated: "This is easily one of the strongest law firms we have had the pleasure of working with on litigation matters.  The firm's principals possess the entire range of legal skills for complex litigation matters, including legal analysis, strategy, research, discovery, motion practice, trial and appellate proceedings, and settlement."

We have experience in:

  • alternative dispute resolution
  • antitrust
  • appellate representation
  • business disputes
  • class actions
  • contract disputes
  • coordination, oversight and support of mass tort, and other recurring litigation
  • employment disputes
  • environmental matters
  • fiduciary, ERISA and RICO litigation
  • intellectual property, licensing and trade secrets disputes
  • mergers and hostile takeovers
  • professional malpractice liability
  • securities litigation
  • toxic tort litigation
  • whistleblower lawsuits
  • white collar criminal defense

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