Davis Polk’s Commercial Dispute and Contract practice is one of the most highly regarded in the country. Our global network has over 250 litigators with a well-established reputation for providing market-leading representation in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America. The firm handles high-stakes disputes and litigation in federal and state courts across the United States, as well as in arbitrations around the world.
Our lawyers regularly represent clients in a variety of matters relating to breaches of contract or fiduciary duty, business torts and tortious contract interference. We also defend clients on matters involving state and federal statutory law, including environmental laws, labor and employment laws, ERISA, and RICO.
Always focused on obtaining the best legal results for our clients, we bring specific strategies to resolving these cases based on our extensive trial and appellate experience. Our approach involves a rigorous process of case assessment, which includes document review, interviews of key personnel, and monitoring of developments in related litigation. We work closely with in-house counsel to optimize benefits and explore all possible avenues of resolution, whether adjudicated or negotiated, keeping our client’s long-term interest in mind.
Our litigators have a keen understanding of client business imperatives, recognizing that all aspects of a client’s business – including the business model, financial condition, workforce and employee concerns, regulatory issues, investor considerations and reputation – are important in determining the most effective legal strategy.