Civil and Criminal Litigation Practice

The litigation group at Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP consists of eight seasoned litigators: Thomas G. Corcoran, Jr., William F. Coffield, Melvin White, James L. Marketos, Perry S. BechkyLaina Lopez, and Bruce Zagaris, Dennis Boyle and David Baron. We represent foreign states, and foreign and domestic companies and individuals, including corporate officers and directors and public sector officials. We are particularly experienced in white collar criminal defense, complex civil litigation, commercial litigation, international law, and foreign sovereign immunity.

Two of our litigators, Mr. Coffield and Mr. White, have been ranked as "SuperLawyers," www.superlawyers.com, and Mr. Coffield is listed as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers for Criminal Defense by The National Trial Lawyers.

We also have experience in arbitration and mediation proceedings in international matters before highly respected tribunals, including AAA/ICDR, the ICC, and JAMS. Some of our attorneys have been admitted as expert witnesses in various tribunals in international law disputes. We have also handled disputes arising under foreign laws in various languages.

Some of our representative matters include: