The business community is witnessing a steady escalation in the complexity, intensity and volume of tort claims. King & Spalding’s Tort Litigation Practice is well positioned to help clients minimize the risks of these claims by providing large-firm litigation resources and lawyers who have actually tried high-exposure tort cases. The firm’s lawyers have successfully tried cases around the world, including in some of the most plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions in the U.S. Recent notable victories include defense verdicts in a plant explosion/multiple plaintiff burn case tried in Houston, Texas; a welding rod/manganese fume poisoning case tried in Galveston, Texas; an environmental damage/radiation exposure case tried in Brookhaven, Mississippi; and a plant explosion/property damage case arbitrated in London, England.
King & Spalding’s tort lawyers have long-standing relationships with important segments of the scientific and medical communities, having presented and cross-examined literally hundreds of experts in various medical and technical disciplines. The firm’s trial teams are frequently augmented by a broad network of proven local counsel from across the nation and are supported by experienced appellate lawyers who have obtained excellent results in numerous and varied tort matters.
- King & Spalding is recognized for its “first-class energy team” and ranks as one of the top energy and natural resources firms in the United States in the 2010 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
- King & Spalding was named one of the top energy and natural resources firms nationally (Chambers USA 2010).