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Risk is inherent in any business. When you need counsel, count on the deep experience offered by the professionals at Foley.

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We represent corporations in nearly every industry, handling some of the largest and most complex commercial lawsuits and arbitrations for both domestic and international clients, including Fortune 500 leaders.

Our Litigation Department is recognized as one of the largest and most comprehensive in the nation, with a team that consists of over 400 attorneys and more than a dozen individual practice groups across the country. Our attorneys understand the challenges and risks of dispute management — whether litigation, alternative dispute resolution, civil lawsuits, or criminal or government investigations — and we have the skills and judgement to help you achieve optimal results.

We are consistently top-ranked by leading market surveys:

  • 11 litigation practices received national Tier 1 rankings by U.S. News — Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms 2020, including Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Commercial, Construction, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, Securities and White Collar.
  • 243 Foley lawyers in 18 offices were recognized in U.S. News — Best Lawyers® 2021, 20 of which earned “Lawyer of the Year” recognition in their respective practice areas.
  • Over 50 litigation practices were recognized as Tier 1 in metro areas by U.S. News — Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms 2020.
  • 88 litigators have been recognized by Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms 2021, including eight designations of “Lawyer of the Year.”
  • 36 practices have been recognized as Industry Leaders by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2020, along with 86 individual attorneys recognized as Industry Leaders.
  • 25 litigators have been ranked by Chambers USA 2020.
  • Foley has been also lauded by The Legal 500 for the past three years, noting “Lawyers at Foley & Lardner LLP have ‘a work ethic that is second-to-none’ and their ability to provide ‘well- reasoned and tailored advice’ represents ‘excellent value.’”
  • BTI Consulting ranks Foley among its Client Service A-Team 2020.