CLEVELAND--(commercial litigation. Additionally, the firm was named a “Standout” in the area of complex commercial litigation, ranking along with the top 15 firms in the country. Thompson Hine also was recognized for its strength in the areas of intellectual property litigation and employment litigation.)--Thompson Hine LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been awarded a “Litigation Powerhouse” ranking by The BTI Consulting Group, along with three other top firms in the United States – Holland & Knight, K&L Gates and Reed Smith – in the area of routine
“Corporate counsel consistently rank them high on our General Counsel surveys, and client service is a consistent thread we hear.”
“Thompson Hine draws on client service strength and litigation prowess to earn a rare slot as a Litigation Powerhouse,” said BTI president Michael Rynowecer. “Corporate counsel consistently rank them high on our General Counsel surveys, and client service is a consistent thread we hear.”
BTI interviewed more than 300 general counsel and in-house litigation counsel at top-spending organizations to isolate the best law firms in litigation. These one-on-one interviews were conducted by BTI’s team of highly trained executive interviewers between March and August 2012.
“We are proud of the successes we have achieved for our clients,” said Deborah Z. Read, Thompson Hine’s managing partner. “In the past few weeks, we secured a victory in what is reputed to be the largest bid-protest matter in the state of Ohio. The firm is also now representing the members of the board of directors of Robbins & Myers, Inc., a publicly traded company, in defense of several shareholder derivative and class action complaints that challenge the fairness of a pending $2.5 billion merger transaction with National Oilwell Varco. We have considerable experience in cases like this, having recently completed the settlement of litigation challenging the fairness of a $1.6 billion ‘going private’ merger, allowing the transaction to close on time.”
About Thompson Hine LLP. Established in 1911, Thompson Hine is a business law firm dedicated to providing superior client service. The firm has been recognized for ten consecutive years as a top law firm in the country for client service excellence in The BTI Client Service A-Team: Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance. With offices in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, New York and Washington, D.C., Thompson Hine serves premier businesses worldwide. For more information, please visit www.ThompsonHine.com.