Local Counsel Services
Corr Downs frequently collaborates with out-of-state attorneys on cases pending in state and federal courts in Washington. Our high-stakes litigation experience in courts throughout the state coupled with our affordable rates make Corr Downs an ideal choice to serve as local counsel.
Value – Corr Downs tailors our local counsel services to the needs of each specific case. We have the bench strength to assist in all stages of litigation, from pre-suit negotiations to trial, and through the appeals process. Our lower rates, smaller caseload, and streamlined processes allow us to provide high quality legal service at a true value to clients and co-counsel.
Expertise – Our partners, Jacob Downs and Joseph Corr gained extensive complex litigation experience working at some of the most prestigious law firms in Washington. Mr. Downs and Mr. Corr represented numerous Fortune 500 clients, including Home Depot, Nordstrom, Starbucks, Bank of America, and BNSF, to name a few.
Relationships – We have strong working relationships with top local mediators and arbitrators as well as many judges and courtroom staff. Our attorneys and litigation staff are well-versed in local rules and customary practices in all federal and state courts throughout Washington. We routinely work with co-counsel in drafting briefs and discovery to ensure compliance with local rules and preferences of the assigned judges.
Track Record – Our attorneys have successfully served as local counsel to national and international firms such as McGuire Woods, Reed Smith, Sheppard Mullin, Hawkins Parnell, Goodwin Procter, and Skadden Arps.