Douglass A. Mitchell

Among the matters Mr. Mitchell litigated before joining the firm are:

  • Representing terrorism judgment holders in a multi-jurisdictional effort to enforce billions of dollars in judgments against the Islamic Republic of Iran;
  • Represented victims of terrorism against an international bank accused of providing financial support to a known terrorist organization;
  • Represented defendants against a multibillion-dollar claim in a precedent-setting invocation of the state secrets privilege by the US government;
  • Represented US company in multi-faceted international dispute involving theft of intellectual property, antitrust and civil RICO claims in multiple US and foreign jurisdictions;
  • Represented executors of the estate of a prominent American businessman in a multibillion-dollar investigation by state attorney general;
  • Represented executors and trustees of various large estates against claims of undue influence; and
  • Represented several defendants in large, federal criminal RICO and fraud prosecutions.