RK&O has vast experience representing lawyers, multinational law firms and in-house legal departments in matters involving all aspects of attorney conduct. Many prominent national law firms have turned to RK&O when they and their partners have been confronted with complicated legal and ethical challenges. RK&O has particular expertise handling malpractice and other litigations, regulatory enforcement proceedings, criminal investigations and disciplinary proceedings.
Because law firm defense matters often involve underlying transactions or legal actions that give rise to disputes, clients need representation from a firm that is experienced in, and equipped to handle, today’s evolving and increasingly complex legal issues. RK&O attorneys routinely represent clients in contentious and cutting-edge commercial litigations; hotly investigated regulatory/white collar matters involving securities laws and related issues; and sophisticated financial, M&A, private equity and other corporate transactions. Due to our vast expertise and experience handling these matters, we are extremely well-versed in defending the law firms and lawyers whose advice and conduct can become the subject of dispute. more +
RK&O’s reputation as a trial-ready firm can often lead to early case resolution. In addition, our success rate on dispositive motions is excellent.
Our partners have sat on disciplinary committees, and have over two decades of experience drafting ethics opinions and serving on bar committees focused on improving the rules governing lawyer conduct. These roles give us a unique perspective when advising our clients and defending their interests.
Among others, we have handled matters involving: