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ArentFox Schiff litigators have the experience, skill, and business savvy to help our clients solve their most vexing problems.

We regularly litigate and resolve an array of complex commercial disputes, including:

  • Business torts
  • Contract claims
  • Fraud and unfair competition claims
  • Derivative and securities litigation
  • Dealer and distributor disputes
  • Class actions
  • Post-closing disputes
  • Lender liability claims
  • Insolvency and restructuring disputes
  • Trade secret and unfair competition claims

Our Approach

Since commercial disputes have a significant impact on a client’s operations and objectives, we make sure that we have a thorough understanding of our client’s business before we develop a litigation strategy that addresses its needs and goals. To give our clients a range of options, we evaluate early exit strategies and alternative means of resolving disputes. But when a client needs a seasoned trial lawyer, our diverse group of more than 80 litigators has the experience and bench strength to try cases to verdict in the most difficult jurisdictions in the country.

Representative Clients

  • Ford Motor Company
  • Newell Brands Inc. (formerly Newell Rubbermaid)
  • One America Financial Partners
  • Unilever United States
  • United Continental Holdings
  • USAA Insurance
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Wyndham Worldwide

Awards & Honors

  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” – National Tier 1
    • Appellate Practice (2017-2022)
    • Franchise Law (2012-2022)
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” – Metropolitan Tier 1
    • Appellate Practice, Chicago (2014-2022)
    • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Chicago (2020-2022)
    • Commercial Litigation, Chicago (2013-2022)
    • Commercial Litigation, San Francisco (2015-2021)
    • Franchise Law, Chicago (2013-2022)
    • Insurance Law, Chicago (2012-2022)
    • Litigation – Antitrust, Ann Arbor (2014-2018)
    • Litigation - Environmental, Chicago (2012-2022)
    • Litigation – Real Estate, San Francisco (2015- 2021)
    • Litigation – Real Estate, Chicago (2012-2013 and 2022)
    • Antitrust Law, Ann Arbor (2021-2022)

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