Automotive Industry

Additional Automotive & Motor Vehicle Group Services

Product Liability

Our Product Liability Group consists of litigators who devote all, or substantially all, of their time to helping manufacturers identify product liability concerns, take corrective action, and mount a strong defense inside and outside the courtroom. Our lawyers have handled cases in nearly all states and numerous federal courts across the country involving all manner of products, including: automobiles and components, trucks and trailers and related components, motorcycles and accessories, agricultural equipment, construction equipment, forklifts, tires and related devices, and engines.

Intellectual Property

Since our founding by a patent lawyer 125 years ago, we have grown to an IP powerhouse with more than 100 intellectual property professionals across the country working on matters ranging from nascent technologies to landmark stem‐cell cases resulting in what IP Worldwide has described as "one of the 10 patents that changed the world." Our Intellectual Property Group maximizes the value of our clients' innovations in the automotive space through strategic counseling, patent prosecution, and trademark/copyright services.

Intellectual Property Litigation

Our Intellectual Property Litigation Group has extensive experience in protecting, enforcing, and defending intellectual property rights in a broad range of automotive and motor vehicle technologies across the country.

Labor & Employment

Our Labor & Employment Group helps clients manage and maximize their human resources capital. The group is well accomplished, including being listed in “The Go‐To Law Firms of the World’s Leading Companies” (a special Fortune magazine supplement), and ranked, both on office and individual attorney levels, in Chambers USA.


Our Immigration Group is one of the national go‐to firms in immigration law for national and international companies because of our experience, resources, networks, tradition of excellence, and ability to offer competitively priced services.

Business Law

Within the automotive industry, we have worked with clients on matters including mergers and acquisitions, negotiating and documenting dealer establishments and owner changes, third party commercial arrangements, and the sale of products. The full business law group of over 130 lawyers and legal professionals has earned a national reputation for excellence in the quality of our counsel to clients from nearly every industry and representing nearly every form of legal structure.

Real Estate

Our national Real Estate practice features more than 50 attorneys collaborating in an integrated multi‐office platform. Our commercial leasing attorneys represent both landlords and tenants in the leasing of all types of commercial properties, including office, industrial, and retail leases, with all the resources available to a full‐service, national law firm. We routinely handle long‐term, anchor tenant transactions and headquarter leases involving complicated expansion, termination, renewal options, and complicated buildouts, as well as temporary space agreements and small tenant leases. In addition also regularly prepare, negotiate, and review various retail, and industrial leases, parking agreements, indemnity agreements, consents to subleases and assignments, and startup construction agreements.

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