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Chambers & Partners
December 15, 2003

Eimer Stahl LLP

Firm Overview: Founded in July 2000, Eimer Stahl LLP engages in complex litigation throughout the United States. It also has substantial experience with respect to the antitrust aspects of proposed transactions. The firm is dedicated to providing top quality legal services in a cost-effective manner. With a commitment to client service and advanced technology, the firm partners with clients to obtain creative solutions to complex legal problems. The firm is proud to serve as trial counsel to some of the country's foremost corporations.

Main Areas of Practice: The firm concentrates on complex litigation across a variety of subject areas, including antitrust, environmental, commercial, securities, energy, unfair competition, product liability, toxic torts, construction, and regulatory affairs. The firm has particular expertise relating to the defense of class action lawsuits, as well as claims brought under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Some of the leading matters on which the firm has recently worked include government investigations and private suits relating to energy prices, defense of class action claims alleging injuries arising from the use of fuel additives, multimillion dollar breach of contract claims in the paper and cement industries, and defense of price-fixing claims in the chemical, dairy and paper industries. The firm also advises clients with respect to obtaining government clearance of proposed mergers and acquisitions. This involves working with antitrust agencies and competition authorities regarding assessment of the competitive effects of contemplated transactions. Members of the firm have provided advice regarding these matters across a wide variety of industries, including consumer goods, paper, chemicals, commercial printing, cosmetics, telecommunications, crop nutrients and fertilizers, foodstuffs, and automotive parts.

Clients: The firm serves clients across a wide array of industries, including CITGO Petroleum, Kimberly-Clark, Dow Chemical, Exelon, Land O'Lakes Dairy, Corn Products International, Praxair, The Williams Companies, and Holcim Inc. Superior client service is a hallmark of the firm’s operating philosophy and principles.