Commercial & Civil Litigation

ShuffieldLowman’s strategic commercial & civil litigation attorneys are always prepared to take a case to trial in either state or federal court. However, our reputation as strong trial attorneys and our focus on the client’s best interests often results in a successfully negotiated settlement, avoiding court trials when possible. Our team collaborates with clients on all aspects of the litigation process and works to provide cost-effective legal services. The litigation section’s particular areas of expertise include:

The team is also experienced in appellate work in state and federal courts. In addition, our attorneys regularly counsel clients on actions necessary to avoid future litigation. 

The accomplished attorneys on our litigation team are frequently ranked and recognized in organizations such as Best Lawyers in America®, Super Lawyers, and Legal Elite.


Commercial & Civil Litigation Attorneys

 Stephanie L. Cook
Stephanie L. Cook Partner
 Nicole R. Copsidas
Nicole R. Copsidas Senior Associate Associate
 Matt G. Firestone
Matt G. Firestone Partner
 Catherine P. Hanna
Catherine P. Hanna Senior Counsel Associate
 Keith J. Hesse
Keith J. Hesse Partner
 Lori N. Hagan
Lori N. Hagan Senior Counsel Associate
 Paul T. Hinckley
Paul T. Hinckley Senior Counsel Associate
 J. Stephen McDonald
J. Stephen McDonald Partner
 Megan J. Nowicki
Megan J. Nowicki Associate
 Jennifer  Reed
Jennifer Reed Senior Associate Associate
 Lane E. Roesch
Lane E. Roesch Senior Counsel Associate
 Robert Clayton Roesch
Robert Clayton Roesch Partner
 John M. Vernaglia
John M. Vernaglia Associate
 Ryan J. Vescio
Ryan J. Vescio Senior Associate Associate
 Olivia  Walker
Olivia Walker Associate
 James C. Washburn
James C. Washburn Partner