Litigation is a cornerstone of our practice and embraces nearly all legal subject matter areas. Our reputation as trial attorneys has been forged in state and federal courtrooms across the state. Every attorney in our office has courtroom experience and the ability to represent our clients in every stage of the trial process. Our roster is peppered with attorneys designated by Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers by U.S. News and World Report. Three of our lawyers have been elected to the American College of Trial Lawyers. U.S. News and World Report “Best Law Firms” recognized us in 12 categories, including naming Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P. as a Tier 1 law firm specific types of litigation: commercial, banking and finance, Bet-the Company, medical malpractice defense and personal injury defense. Individuals and companies of every size and in many sectors of the economy retain our lawyers for their considerable experience in trials, arbitrations, hearings, and appeals. Trial work encompasses many subject matter areas, including business torts, unfair competition, trade secrets and intellectual property, creditor’s rights, financial services, contracts, employment, health care, toxic torts, oil and gas, aviation, software design, medical malpractice, environmental, defamation, securities fraud, professional liability, director and officer liability, real estate matters, partnership disputes, trust and estate disputes, construction litigation, personal injury, product liability, domestic matters, workers compensation, and insurance coverage disputes. And the list goes on. Year after year we take case after case to verdict or decision, and we win.
Recognizing that most cases are disposed of by judicial decision or settlement before they go trial, it is always our objective to help clients solve problems as quickly and economically as possible. We often recommend alternative dispute resolution procedures. Our success reflects the firm’s reputation for trying cases balanced by the understanding that settlement decisions will be based upon sound business judgments, not by the fear of the courtroom.