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Recognizing preeminent litigation practitioners, the 2024 edition of Benchmark Litigation recognizes 11 Adams and Reese among “Litigation Stars” and “Future Stars”.

Adams and Reese “Litigation Stars” – 2024 Benchmark Litigation

Adams and Reese “Future Stars” – 2024 Benchmark Litigation

In its 17th edition of honoring the world’s leading litigation attorneys, including practitioners from the top law firms across the globe and in-house litigation counsel within Fortune 500 corporations, Benchmark Litigation ranks attorneys based on interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists, and their clients as well as analysis of the market’s most important cases and firm developments.  

The Adams and Reese Litigation Practice Group consists of strong bench of seasoned trial lawyers who represent all business sizes, including small companies up to Fortune 50 companies, public companies, as well as privately held, and not-for-profit organizations. 

Adams and Reese commercial litigators have handled a full range of disputes including those involving contracts and agreements, bankruptcy and restructuring, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, trade secrets, securities, antitrust and unfair competition and regulatory defense.

Adams and Reese represents clients in complex litigation and class actions, adept at navigating the CAFA and jurisdiction issues that characterize class action lawsuits. Our attorneys have a broad understanding of the impact which judicial decisions, regulatory action and legislative developments can have on complex disputes.

Our experience in the defense of employment and labor claims is among the most extensive in the Southeast. Lawyers on our team are located across the southern United States and possess knowledge of labor and employment cultures in their locales. Our team members have argued and advocated before state and federal courts as well as the EEOC, the OFCCP, the NLRB, OSHA, the DOL Wage-Hour Administration as well as various state and local workplace agencies.

Across Intellectual Property litigation matters, Adams and Reese attorneys partner with clients to manage risk through coordinated and bespoke strategies involving clearance advice, robust portfolios, well-drafted contracts and up-to-date compliance.

Adams and Reese has defended a variety of manufacturers, sellers, and distributors against product liability claims, including class actions, for more than 35 years. We have served as national, regional and local counsel, and we have participated in virtual law firm models where our attorneys staff discovery and expert development teams in national class actions and multidistrict litigation (MDL) proceedings.

Adams and Reese attorneys defend global manufacturing companies in complex toxic tort and environmental litigation throughout the United States. Our lawyers have represented manufacturers whose operations have seen the use of alleged toxic substances such as asbestos, plastics, oil, gas, petrochemicals, benzene, MTBE and NORM. Our lawyers manage mass tort dockets in hundreds of cases and serve as both national trial counsel and local counsel.

Our appellate advocates have briefed and argued cases in federal and state appellate courts, both where we tried the case and where our work began with the appeal. In each jurisdiction, we have collected exemplary pleadings including briefs, writ applications and motions. We leverage our attorneys’ past experience and familiarity with certain appellate and trial judges, and we stay current on local rules and customs for each jurisdiction.

Adams and Reese has litigators and trial lawyers in each of our 20 offices, 10 states, and DC, which allows the firm to provide seamless service in our Southeast footprint and across the country. Our lawyers handle trials through appeals and have represented clients in state and federal courts and before U.S. Courts of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.