Douglas W. Dunham focuses his practice on federal and state appellate matters, having played a key role in numerous high-profile matters before the U.S. Supreme Court and state courts across the country. Mr. Dunham has extensive experience coordinating, preparing and leading teams of lawyers in nationwide litigation matters at trial and on appeal for leading insurance and pharmaceutical companies. In addition, he has represented clients in federal securities, environmental, commercial, employment, discrimination and white collar criminal litigation.
Mr. Dunham has gone before the U.S. States Supreme Court in connection with 27 matters, supervising and authoring certiorari petitions and curiae briefs. He has defended clients against consumer fraud claims, claims involving insurance sales practices and claims of personal injury as the result of exposure to, or the consumption of, asbestos, tobacco and alcoholic beverages. Mr. Dunham frequently counsels clients, especially universities and hospitals, on how best to minimize exposure to potential liability.