America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2010

Chambers & Partners
January 1, 2010

EIMER STAHL LLP

ANTITRUST PROFILE: Eimer Stahl has offices in both Houston and Chicago and is highly recommended for trial work, including class actions and antitrust-related matters. Nathan Eimer is a highly regarded litigator. Eimer is described as "particularly adept at settling cases," attracting praise as "a clever lawyer: he pulls the rug from under your feet in negotiations."

ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES PROFILE: Litigation specialist David Stahl of Eimer Stahl LLP has a strong reputation for his regulatory expertise. He has worked with public utilities and is described as "one of the best litigators" by clients.

FIRM OVERVIEW: Eimer Stahl LLP engages in complex litigation throughout the United States. The firm is dedicated to providing top quality legal services and exceptional client service. With a commitment to advanced technology and diversity, the firm partners with clients to obtain creative solutions to complex legal problems. The firm is proud to serve as trial counsel to many leading companies and organizations.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE: The firm concentrates on complex litigation across a variety of subject areas, including antitrust, environmental, securities, utility regulation, energy, unfair competition, product liability, toxic torts, construction, and general commercial disputes. The firm has particular expertise relating to the defense of class action lawsuits, particularly in the securities, mass tort, and antitrust fields. Matters on which the firm has recently worked include defense of mass tort claims alleging injuries arising from the use of a fuel additive, defense of price-fixing claims in the steel, cement and dairy sectors, government investigations and related private suits in the banking and financial sector, and rate cases for leading utilities. The firm also engages in antitrust counseling, including obtaining government antitrust clearance of proposed mergers and acquisitions. Members of the firm have provided advice regarding such matters across a wide variety of industries, including consumer goods, paper, building materials, chemicals, commercial printing, cosmetics, telecommunications, foodstuffs, and automotive parts.

CLIENTS: The firm serves clients across a wide array of industries, including CITGO Petroleum, Exelon, Kimberly-Clark, Holcim (US) Inc., Dow Chemical, Nicor, Land O’ Lakes, HSBC, Gerdau Ameristeel, Mc Donald’s, Corn Products International, and Praxair. Superior client service is a hallmark of the firm’s operating philosophy and principles.