Firm Earns Trials “Practice Group of the Year” Award

January 30, 2017
Litigation & Trial team named a market leader by Law360.

Latham & Watkins has been honored as a 2016 “Trials Practice Group of the Year” by Law360 in its annual recognition of law firms whose advice to clients involves “landmark matters and general excellence.” With a formidable team of more than 610 litigators in business centers spanning the globe, the firm has led some of the most creative, riveting and notable work in the courtroom. Our trials team includes key litigators from several different practice groups including: Antitrust & Competition; Complex Commercial Litigation; Entertainment Sports & Media; Environmental Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation; Product Liability, Mass Torts, & Consumer Class ActionsSecurities Litigation & Professional Liability and White Collar Defense & Investigations.
Recent trials have encompassed complex, often cross-border cases that meaningfully impact diverse clients and industries, as well as public policy. A Law360 profile article recognized Latham’s “long history of success in high-stakes trials” and highlighted “come-from-behind victories” over the past year for Emirates Bank, chipmaker NVIDIA and Philip Morris as well as the firm’s win for the University of Texas at the U.S. Supreme Court. In these and other cases, Latham’s trial lawyers have consistently thrived when the stakes are the highest. This award and article, which could feature only a few of the firm’s many trial wins from 2016 that collectively resulted in this recognition, is another testament to Latham’s stellar trial teams who work seamlessly together across the globe.