Evert Weathersby Houff Today
EWH has earned credibility among its peers on both sides of the litigation bar and with the judiciary officers before whom its lawyers have appeared. EWH’s extensive and long-term involvement in toxic tort litigation has also generated significant ties in the community of epidemiology, research and development, social science, industrial hygiene and other relevant medical and scientific specialties.
EWH prides itself in designing and providing a package of legal services that is tailored to the individual client’s needs. EWH’s formidable and experienced team of attorneys, paraprofessionals and staff permit depth, reach and flexibility. EWH’s clients are assured of direct, personal attention from the senior members of the firm. Also, to maximize client services, EWH utilizes a staff of experienced paralegals and the latest computer software and technology.
EWH is committed to cost effective management and resolution of litigation disputes. We are experienced in the preparation of litigation budgets and are open to the discussion of alternative fee billing arrangements. With appropriate conflict waivers, EWH offers its clients the benefit of joint representation of multiple parties in the complex litigation arena so as to further reduce per client litigation costs.
EWH maintains an impressive list of clients including both traditional defendants in mass tort litigation and defendants involved in their first mass tort claims. The critical functions performed for these defendants, in the past and today, include the analysis of all aspects of the litigation so as to anticipate and adjust the clients’ defense strategies to the dynamic environment of the litigation. Consultation of the firm includes strategic, legal, legislative, and practical decision-making issues.
Long-standing client relationships are the most accurate measure of a law firm’s success in meeting its clients’ needs for legal services. EWH’s lawyers pride themselves on the firm’s longstanding and continuing client relationships that are productive, professional and collegial. We believe that structuring client relationships in this fashion best positions us to provide legal services of the highest quality while maximizing efficiency, communication, and an ongoing partnership with each of our clients. At EWH, meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and goals is our prime focus.