Our Practices

Since the firm’s founding in 2009, McDowell Hetherington has quickly established a reputation as one of the preeminent trial firms for high-stakes class and mass action litigation. Our attorneys have litigated class actions and mass actions in numerous state and federal jurisdictions nationwide…

Litigation of business disputes is the core of McDowell Hetherington’s practice, and we excel at delivering winning legal strategies in complex and high-stakes cases. We represent a broad range of clients—public companies, private companies, small businesses and individuals…

McDowell Hetherington has achieved excellent results representing condemning authorities and property owners in all facets of condemnation and land-use matters. MH has deep experience representing municipalities, counties, school districts, transit authorities, utilities, state and local agencies…

McDowell Hetherington attorneys litigate matters for leading companies spanning the energy chain. We represent E&P companies; oilfield service and supply companies; pipeline companies; refiners and distributors of oil, gas and other petroleum products; utilities, transmission companies…

McDowell Hetherington lawyers have significant experience litigating disputes involving water contamination, soil remediation and other environmental issues under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability…

MH’s health and disability insurance practice team represents national insurers, as well as HMOs, managed care organizations and Medicare Advantage Organizations, on a wide variety of matters in federal and state courts and arbitrations nationwide…

MH’s intellectual property attorneys have the skills and expertise to helps their clients protect and enforce their valuable intellectual property rights. MH will zealously protect its clients’ rights to their brand names, their source code, their trade secrets and proprietary technologies, and any other assets…

Businesses and individuals regularly depend on MH to solve their labor and employment disputes. Our deep bench gives us the flexibility to address our clients’ needs at any level. On one end, we’ll litigate massive FLSA collective actions in courts across the country. And on the other…

MH attorneys have extensive experience handling all aspects of life insurance and annuity litigation, including claims involving Agent malfeasance; Applicant misrepresentations; Cost of insurance disputes;…

Many of the country’s largest insurers turn to McDowell Hetherington to handle everything from high stakes coverage litigation to coverage opinions involving primary and excess liability policies, regardless of jurisdiction or choice of law issues. Our attorneys…

MH is a nationally recognized leader in the area of property and casualty coverage and claims litigation. Throughout its existence, MH has represented primary and excess insurers, reinsurers, third party administrators, and independent adjustment companies across the country. MH’s…

Real estate is a unique industry that stands at the crossroads of broad constitutional property rights, highly technical consumer protection and state property codes, and traditional common law. To successfully manage real estate disputes, attorneys must be deeply familiar with these …

McDowell Hetherington’s Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights practice offers a nationwide reach, regularly representing corporate and high net-worth debtors and debtors-in-possession, creditors and creditors’ committees, lenders, and trustees…

Proprietary technologies, information and trade secret know-how have tremendous value, and patent and trade secret disputes can threaten the core, critical aspects of a company’s business. MH attorneys vigorously advocate for their clients in such bet-the-company fights. And they have the experience and expertise to strategically …

MH attorneys are experienced and effective trial lawyers. Trial litigation is MH’s specialty. As lead trial counsel in state and federal courts and arbitrates disputes from coast to coast, MH has an excellent track record of securing favorable outcomes for its clients…