Litigation & Trial Practice

When the stakes are the highest, Latham’s global Litigation & Trial Practice helps clients successfully navigate enterprise-threatening litigation, wherever it may arise.

Why Latham

A Deep, Global Team

As businesses continue to globalize, they need a law firm that can handle complex matters unfolding at breakneck speed and involving several practice specialties. Latham’s Litigation & Trial Practice meets that challenge.

With recognitions for outstanding results across a range of cases, our litigators demonstrate a strategic command of a case from the start, and a willingness to try even the most difficult cases. We give clients the confidence to take a matter to trial.

With more than 600 litigators located in 19 major business centers in the United States (US), Europe, and Asia, we are one of the few firms capable of providing clients with immediate, high-quality legal expertise anywhere in the world, whether our clients' needs are local or multijurisdictional.

Courtroom Warriors

Latham's trial lawyers have a remarkable track record of success trying both civil and criminal cases in courts around the world. During the last decade, Latham has tried or arbitrated more than 350 cases to a verdict, earning an extraordinary winning percentage.

Latham's team collectively offers clients the unique insight and experience that comes only from decades of trial experience. And with 17 former US federal prosecutors, Latham's lawyers use their knowledge of the inner workings of government agencies to help clients navigate enforcement proceedings and litigation.

When a client needs a firm with a formidable courtroom reputation and the resources to try a case; they will frequently retain Latham on the eve of trial. For the cases that do not go to trial, our extensive trial experience and shrewd negotiating skills result in the best settlements. Our trial lawyers work hand-in-hand with the firm’s premier Supreme Court & Appellate Practice to preserve issues for appeal.

Broad Practice Expertise

Our litigation lawyers draw upon the particularized skills of colleagues in different practice areas and locations to forge a comprehensive approach to problem solving. We offer clients deep industry experience and outstanding service across multiple practices, including:

Awards & Rankings


  • Four Latham Lawyers Named 2020 Rising Stars - July 05, 2020
  • Latham Trial Lawyer Selected to Prestigious Silicon Valley Woman of Influence List - May 28, 2020
  • Latham Again Named Washington, D.C. Intellectual Property Litigation Department of the Year - May 27, 2020
  • Latham Lawyers Recognized for Major Victory for Homeless Community - May 17, 2020
  • White Collar Defense & Investigations Partner Named to 40 Under 40 List - April 28, 2020

Latham is praised for its “top knowledge and experience in the market,” with clients reporting, “they are always available and are extremely responsive,” and “very professional, extremely efficient, pragmatic and well prepared.”

Chambers Global 2020


Webcast – State or Federal Court: Which Is Best for Your Case, and How Do You Win There? Webcast – Important Developments About Motions to Amend During PTAB ProceedingsWebcast – Midstream Implications of Recent Bankruptcy Cases

Media Coverage

May It Please The Camera: Zoom Trials Demand New SkillsLatham Strikes Again on Branded Pharma by Adding 2 LitigatorsDC Circ. Rejects Trump's 'Far-Flung' Drug Pricing Rule


Four Latham Lawyers Named 2020 Rising Stars Former Deputy White House Counsel Joins Latham in New YorkD.C. Circuit Affirms Latham Win Invalidating Drug Price Disclosure Rule

Thought Leadership

A Witness Outside Your Control...Enforcing Foreign Arbitral Awards as Foreign Judgments in the United StatesUK Court Protects Against Winding-up of Companies Due to COVID-19

Webcasts & Podcasts

Return to Work: Preparing for the Future Amid COVID-19State or Federal Court: Which Is Best for Your Case, and How Do You Win There? Important Developments About Motions to Amend During PTAB Proceedings