Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Holland & Knight's Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice is one of the largest in the United States.
  • We offer a full range of advocacy services and a combination of seasoned trial lawyers with experienced alternative dispute resolution lawyers to craft a personalized approach to address each client's unique needs.
  • Our team leverages technology, including our own proprietary data management systems, to manage the high volume of paperwork that is endemic to litigation, and we provide leadership to our clients on the latest developments in the fast-moving field of e-discovery.
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Overview

Holland & Knight’s Litigation Practice, one of the largest in the United States, has been successful in achieving results in a wide range of controversy work – federal and state, trial and appellate, international and domestic, and through arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Our litigation attorneys regularly handle complex commercial litigation, class actions, international litigation, securities litigation, bankruptcy and creditors' rights matters, product liability and mass disaster cases, white collar and enforcement defense cases, and labor and employment matters. We apply our deep experience to handling matters in certain key industries, including construction, government contracts, aviation and maritime.
 
Whether you are a large, medium-sized or small company, we are committed to your satisfaction through responsiveness and the value of the services we provide.

Strength in Your Corner

We understand the importance of choosing the right lawyer and the best law firm to handle litigation, or controversies that could result in litigation. Our litigation lawyers have extensive case-handling experience, and can draw on broad subject matter knowledge throughout the firm as necessary to support your positions. We have the resources to properly staff cases, and the sensitivity to avoid overstaffing. We look for approaches that will be most effective, taking account of economic and non-economic objectives. Our services include:

  • evaluation and risk assessment
  • development of strategy in consultation with the client, informed by knowledge of your industry, the substantive law, and the procedural requirements of the forum
  • vigorous and sustained advocacy
  • timely consultation and responsive communications
  • a focus on results

Representation Wherever and Whenever You Need Us

With offices across the U.S., and international offices and relationships that give us a global reach, we are able to mobilize wherever and whenever you need us. Working with our litigation practice means partnering with problem solvers who have gone toe-to-toe with some of the toughest adversaries in the country. Further, our trial and appellate litigators – including former judges, prosecutors and regulatory officials – work collaboratively with other Holland & Knight practice teams to provide the most informed and efficient representation possible.

Using Technology to Your Advantage

Our technology (including RealPractice) gives us the ability to retrieve extensive work product saved in our system, increasing efficiency and decreasing costs. In recent years, fueled by the December 2006 e-discovery amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, e-discovery has transformed litigation and created new risks – including default judgments, adverse inference instructions and imposition of fines and attorneys' fees – for companies who are not prepared to meet their obligations to identify, preserve and produce electronically stored information (ESI).
 
Holland & Knight has a dedicated E-Discovery Team to help you manage those risks intelligently and efficiently. We will guide you through the critical early e-discovery process, and follow through by cost-effectively managing the collection and production of ESI. In addition, our e-discovery attorneys work closely with our Global Compliance Team to design and implement records management programs. Smart records management helps reduce data management and storage costs and, at the same time, achieve e-discovery readiness. With this coordinated approach, we can help you reduce risk and ease the cost and burden of future e-discovery activities.

The Value of Having a Seamlessly Integrated Team on Your Side

Our ultimate goal is two-fold: to create opportunities for you to prevail in your dispute, and to provide you with the value that results from having an efficient, seamlessly integrated team for addressing any case or controversy on which we are engaged.

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