litigator litigator  /ˈlɪ tə ˌɡeɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation

Usage(s):

  1. He was later a successful litigator and partner at the Washington firm of Hogan Hartson.
  2. It's not that Miers wasn't competent the Texas-born attorney excelled as a litigator and became the first woman to assume the presidency of the state's bar association.
  3. He's a clear and forceful speakerhe's a litigator by day, after all.

News

  1. Emily Nicklin to Head University of Chicago Medical Center Board of Trustees

    Emily Nicklin, a lead corporate litigator at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and a trustee of the University of Chicago since 2004, has been named chair of the Medical Center's Board of Trustees.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Newswise

  2. Joseph McM. Fairbanks, litigator

    Litigator was known for high standards as well as mentoring young lawyers Joseph Fairbanks, a retired Baltimore litigator who was an inspiration and mentor to younger attorneys, died June 12 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 68.        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. Aussie Asbestos Litigator Provides Corporate Pro Bono Service

    Leon Zwier is an Australian lawyer who has made a reputation as a successful litigator, including representing telco Telstra in their negotiations with Sydney residents whose homes were contaminated with asbestos during the building of Australia's National Broadbank Network.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: LawFuel

Quotes

  1. Leahy said "special interests on the far right have distorted Mr. Ogden's record by focusing only on a narrow sliver of his diverse practice as a litigator that spans more than three decades."
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Patrick Leahy Source: USA Today

  2. "Gordon Hamm is based on the true story of a real-life attorney who lives in my head," Kelley said. "Sharp litigator, a lot of fun and, deep down, a mess."
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: David E Kelley Source: Reuters

  3. "I do agree that Judge Sotomayor has proven herself a well-qualified jurist," Mr. Bond said on the Senate floor. "I do agree that she has proven herself as a talented and accomplished student, federal prosecutor, corporate litigator, federal...
    on Aug 5, 2009 By: Kit Bond Source: New York Times

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