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  • n. A person employed to litigate, a lawyer skilled in arguing in court.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who litigates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who litigates.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation


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  • Seriously, you claim to be a litigator; is it really effective in the UK to simply declare the other side’s position to be wrong without making actual arguments?

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  • He figured out that being a litigator was your best chance of getting rich.

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  • A former partner at the staid Manhattan law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell, the litigator was a longtime coun - sel to RJR before taking charge in 1995.

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  • He was a dark-com - plexioned man with a flat face, slicked-back hair, and the predatory manner of a successful litigator, which is precisely what he had been before ascending to the exalted apex of the Tokyo Prosecutor's Office.

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  • The latest challenge: Canada's Department of Justice has retained a big name litigator, David Kent, to look into the deal's underpinnings. confirmed with Kent, an anti-trust attorney with Toronto's McMillan LLP, that he was retained by the DOJ but would say nothing else.

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  • He’d put this man in a bad jam yesterday, but being a litigator was his job, and the people who’d been killed and blinded by Bach’s negligence deserved justice.

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  • If I were not a good "litigator", you can be sure a judge as hostile to Plaintiffs as Blackburn would never have let us see the inside of his courtroom, and I sure as heck never would have won a verdict for my client twice as big as anyone dreamed possible from a jury that was in no way kindly disposed toward my client.

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  • What kind of litigator runs down his own client’s case over the phone?

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  • Schwarz was a litigator at heart, an investigator, and he felt we had to see the files, get the documents, start digging, then draft the questions and call witnesses.

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  • Robert Dugoni has practiced as a civil litigator in San Francisco and Seattle for seventeen years.

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