May 24, 2015

Troutman Sanders LLP

Phone: 404-885-3000

Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 650 lawyers and 15 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1897, the firm’s heritage of extensive experience, exceptional responsiveness and an unwavering commitment to service has garnered strong, long-standing relationships with clients across the globe. These clients range from multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs, federal and state agencies to foreign governments, and non-profit organizations to businesses representing virtually every sector and industry.

Troutman Sanders lawyers provide counsel and advice in practically every aspect of civil and commercial law related to the firm’s core practice areas: Corporate, Finance, Litigation, Public Law and Real Estate. With more than 50 practice groups focused on specific aspects of these areas, the firm is defined by its considerable knowledge base and proactive approach to addressing legal and business challenges.

Reputation for Excellence

Troutman Sanders is consistently listed among the best law firms internationally. Recent rankings and achievements include: 

  • Earned 100 percent in the annual 2010 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
  • Ranked #78 in the 2009 AmLaw 100 and #57 in the 2009 NLJ 250.
  • Ranked #1 (including attorneys) in more than a dozen categories in Chambers USA Guide 2009 and received 82 other rankings.
  • 126 firm lawyers named 2010 Best Lawyers in America. Troutman Sanders ranked #1 in over forty specific areas of law within specific geographic regions.

Contributing authors from Troutman Sanders LLP:

Senior Manager of Marketing and Client Services
Christine Barth, is a Senior Manager of Marketing & Client Services in the Richmond office of Troutman Sanders LLP.
Eileen has extensive experience representing insurers in high-exposure, complex insurance coverage disputes arising under various liability policies. She has litigated many “long-tail...
Courtney Harris Chacos focuses her practice on all aspects of project development and finance. Her project development and finance work with utilities has included assisting in the drafting...
Brian's practice involves a variety of complex litigation matters, with a focus on insurance coverage litigation. Work Experience Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2009 – present...
David F. Cutter is an experienced litigator who focuses his practice on complex commercial disputes. David’s experience spans the range of the litigation process, including pre-suit...
Bob Edwards is involved in the representation of energy companies and public utilities concerning antitrust, public utility regulation and related commercial negotiations, state and...
Lisa is an associate in the Insurance and Reinsurance, Complex Litigation and Consumer Law practice groups. Lisa has a nationwide litigation practice primarily focused on insurance coverage...
Jack’s diverse litigation practice spans the areas of professional liability, insurance, toxic torts, antitrust, telecommunications, product liability, intellectual property,...
Stephanie focuses her practice on complex insurance coverage litigation and general commercial litigation matters. She has significant experience representing insurers in coverage disputes...
Patrick has expertise in the following insurance issues: Bad faith Number of occurrences Products/completed operations hazard Trigger of coverage and allocation Definition of “...
John represents businesses in various types of commercial disputes and transactions, with particular focus on information technology, intellectual property and privacy and data security. He...
With more than 30 years of experience in patent law, Mr. Jacobs concentrates his practice in the areas of life sciences, especially pharmaceutical and biotechnology, medical, chemical and...
Craig Kline is a partner in the New York office of Troutman Sanders and a practice leader of the Project Development and Finance practice group. He also co-chairs the firm's...
Diane is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and is the team leader for the firm’s Life Sciences Practice Team. She focuses her practice on federal...
As a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice, Tim advises clients on intellectual property matters with an emphasis in patent litigation in federal courts and before the...
Doug has over 25 years of trial and appellate experience specializing in patent litigation. He has tried numerous cases including patent cases and handled appeals before the Federal Circuit...
Phil Spector is a tax partner in Troutman Sanders’ New York office. His practice is focused on domestic and cross-border equipment and facility financing, including project finance...
Privacy and Information Security Compliance Worked as lead outside counsel with publicly-traded company to develop policies and procedures related to information security and privacy...
Scott’s insurance coverage litigation practice focuses largely on medical and legal professional liability claims as well as general liability claims involving environmental...


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