Why the Network

When I am in areas of the country that I’m unfamiliar with, The Trial Network gives me reassurance and validation of the quality of the lawyers in those areas. That’s the genius of the Network."
—John Cochrane, General Counsel, RAZOR USA

About the Trial Network

The Trial Network was formed in 1993 to strengthen strategic business relationships among the country’s leading trial law firms.

Now totaling more than 5,000 attorneys at 24 independent law firms practicing in more than 125 offices throughout the United States, Trial Network member firms are consistently recognized by leading industry publications as dominant in their respective practice areas. The Network itself has been recognized for the past five years among Regional Law Firm Networks by Chambers and Partners.

Our commitment to facilitating business development opportunities is second to none. We offer targeted and timely, world-class educational opportunities that feature members and other compelling thought leaders from across the country. Members are proud to invite prospects and clients to the Trial Network’s highly rated roundtables, peer groups, and other signature events.

Officers & Directors

Amy Sorenson

2022 Chair
Snell & Wilmer
PHONE: 801.257.1907

David Suchar

2022 Vice Chair
PHONE: 612.672.8321

Diane Averell

2022 Treasurer
Porzio Bromberg & Newman
PHONE: 973.889.4150

Tony Rospert

2022 Secretary
Thompson Hine
PHONE: 216.566.5861

Joshua Metcalf

2022 Officer At Large
Forman Watkins & Krutz
PHONE: 601.974.8722

Bobby Hood, Jr.

2022 Past Chair
Hood Law Firm
PHONE: 843.577.4435

Felice C. Wagner

Executive Director and General Counsel
PHONE: 954.734.6065

Edd M. Schillay

Director of Operations
PHONE: 914.332.4400

2021 Leading Regional Law Firm Network in the United States

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