Jones Day’s Washington Office was named the 2018 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year by the District of Columbia Bar. Successfully defending an attraction to enforce an international arbitration award within the Tenth Circuit. This case involved novel and sophisticated questions of overseas regulation and personal jurisdiction in a dispute between foreign non-public corporations. Supported a trial staff in a two-week federal jury trial in 2020 that resulted in a near-complete victory for our client—an acquittal on seven of eight counts involving health care and wire fraud . Represented an American media conglomerate in 2013 earlier than the California Court of Appeal in a case granting a rarely issued peremptory writ of mandate directing the trial court to grant summary judgment for our clients.


Akin Gump’s Washington lawyers and advisors are sought out by purchasers for their perception and advocacy on cutting-edge legal issues at the intersection of business, authorities and law. We leverage our distinctive understanding of financial and political infrastructure, and firsthand, high-level government expertise to help our purchasers entry the worldwide marketplace and compete around the globe. In two giant punitive statewide class actions introduced by oil and gas royalty homeowners in Colorado and New Mexico, the federal district courtroom denied certification based mostly on our arguments that the named plaintiffs didn’t prove both commonality and predominance. Our appellate staff also has represented particular person clients, trade associations, public curiosity groups, and other interested parties in amicus briefs at numerous levels—in state and federal appeals courts in addition to the United States Supreme Court. See our record of representative appeals for a sampling of a few of the circumstances in which we’ve filed amicus briefs.

Outstanding Litigators Invoice Bosch And James Catterson Join Pillsbury, Increase Companies Leading Complex Industrial Litigation Follow

Successfully representing a foreign state-owned company within the Supreme Court on the certiorari and merits stages, as nicely as securing the dismissal of certain expropriation and industrial claims within the D.C. The Federal Circuit affirmed a $24 million judgment for our shopper, the inventor of an electrical blender jar, rejecting the defendant’s a number of challenges to the jury’s finding of willful infringement. The U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay of the Clean Power Plan pending litigation on the merits within the D.C. Circuit; we filed one of the 5 coordinated keep motions on behalf of our shopper and greater than fifty other utility companies and allied parties. In numerous appeals over a quantity of years, the Colorado Supreme Court accepted our arguments that the state Title Board properly fastened titles for our client’s initiatives to amend the Colorado Constitution.

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