Commercial Litigation

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Chadbourne's litigation department has earned a national reputation for excellence in high-stakes, high-profile civil business disputes. Our practice comprises skilled trial lawyers who regularly try and win cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States and in foreign courts. In the past five years Chadbourne has taken 30+ cases to verdict, a feat few firms can claim.

Complex litigation problems today sometimes take the form of not just a single proceeding, but numerous related cases going forward simultaneously. Litigators in our U.S. and foreign offices are skilled in managing complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation.

Our track record of successfully managing our clients’ diverse litigation needs has earned us consecutive recommendations in leading directories all over the world including: Chambers Global, Chambers USA, U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" and Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, among others.

Representative Experience

Fraudulent Conveyance and Preference Claims
Representation of Citicorp in the adversary proceeding Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors v. Citicorp North America.
Shareholder Class Action
GLG Partners LP
Representation of GLG Partners Inc against shareholder class action seeking to enjoin $1.6 billion merger with Man Group plc.
Opposition of Efforts to Freeze Assets of Pension Funds
Argentine Pension Fund
Representation of eight pension funds in opposition of efforts to freeze U.S. assets.
Tribune Company Chapter 11 Case
Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Tribune Company
Representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter 11 case relating to the largest employee-owned media conglomerate in the U.S.
Shareholder Derivative Action
American Leisure Group, Limited
Defense of former CFO and former member of audit committee in a shareholder derivative action brought in Florida.
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Related Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring
Intellectual Property
Real Estate

Related Industries

Mining and Metals
Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

Related Regions

North America
United States

Worldwide Contact

Thomas J. McCormack
New York
+1 (212) 408-5182

Thomas J. Hall
New York
+1 (212) 408-5487

Local Office Contacts

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