Contract Disputes

Debevoise’s commercial litigators based in New York, Washington, D.C., London, Paris, Moscow and Hong Kong regularly represent clients in high-stakes contract disputes in U.S. federal and state courts, national courts and arbitral forums around the world.  

The firm’s focus from the outset is on ensuring a trial victory even as it considers other ways to resolve clients’ disputes. This trial-ready mentality produces successful outcomes, often early in the litigation process. Debevoise lawyers have tried hundreds of cases and have a sterling record of success for their clients, including a recent defense jury verdict defeating a $3.5 billion dollar claim and an award of over $750 million for Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. on claims arising from the breach of a shareholders agreement. Across the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice, Debevoise litigators draw on a broad base of experience and deep knowledge of specialized industries to address the multi-faceted business concerns of clients and to aggressively defend their interests and provide efficient, commercial advice.