Corporate Counsel Rank Stinson's Litigation Groups Among the Country's Best in BTI Litigation Outlook
Corporate Counsel rank Stinson Leonard Street in the top 20 percent of all law firms in four key litigation areas in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2018 report. The firm was named to the "Honor Roll" in the IP Litigation, Securities and Finance Litigation, Complex Employment Litigation and Everyday Employment Litigation categories.
Stinson's IP litigation team successfully brings and defends intellectual property cases, including patent, trademark, copyright, and false advertising, throughout the country. Among recent successes, some highlights include prevailing at a patent jury trial, resolving a trademark dispute for a national brand, resolving a trademark and copyright dispute for a tech start-up, and handling copyright litigation for the Special Administrator of the Prince Rogers Nelson estate in 2016.
Stinson's Securities and Finance Litigation team represents national public companies and their subsidiaries, accounting firms, broker-dealers, investment banks, investment advisors, hedge funds, private equity firms, venture capital firms and mutual funds in a wide range of securities matters including class actions, investigations and enforcement proceedings.
Stinson's Employment Litigation team represents employers in the full range of day-to-day and complex workplace issues including substantial experience with class and collective wage and hour disputes, employment discrimination claims, whistleblowing and retaliation claims, noncompetition and trade secret cases, and various contract matters in bench and jury trials in state and federal courts, defending cases on appeal, and representing clients before state and federal administrative agencies. Attorneys direct large scale document review teams, manage eDiscovery projects and handle litigation of eDiscovery disputes.
BTI is a leading provider of strategic research to the legal community and the BTI Litigation Outlook report is a comprehensive analysis of the litigation market, which trends data from more than from 350 independent, in-depth interviews with corporate counsel at the world’s largest companies with $1 billion or more in revenue. Those legal professionals represented more than 15 industries, including financial services, health care, high-tech and pharmaceuticals.