When the stakes are bet-the-company monetary damages, potential criminal sentences and intense scrutiny in the court of public opinion, the more than 325 litigators of BakerHostetler are a team to depend on. We have the kind of credentials you expect from a leading national litigation firm and a client base we have protected in and out of court for decades.
What really sets us apart is our practical experience as trial lawyers. The BakerHostetler team includes former top prosecutors of the U.S. Justice Department (four of whom received the Attorney General's Distinguished Services Award), former prosecutors for major municipalities, veteran civil trial attorneys and enforcement officials from various federal agencies, from the Department of Energy to the SEC and NASD (now FINRA).
Extensive experience and demonstrated talent in the field of appellate litigation, representing appellants, appellees, and amici in a wide range of cases before federal and state appellate courts throughout the country
Superior experience in and knowledge of appellate practice and procedures
Significant experience in a wide range of areas of law, including: administrative law, antitrust, business crimes, business transactions, civil rights, constitutional litigation, contract disputes, corporate investigations, employee benefits, employment and labor, energy, federal policy, insurance, libel and First Amendment law, medical malpractice, municipal law, personal injury, securities law, strategic planning, tax, trade regulation, U.S. and foreign labor law, and wills and trusts
Work where appropriate with the trial team to identify potential appellate challenges from the initial stages of litigation
Appellate Litigation and Strategy Team members have a broad range of experience, coming from our Litigation Group, Employment and Labor Group, and Tax Group