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 also been recognized for the past four years by Chambers and Partners in Band 1 for Regional Law Firm Networks.

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

Bobby Hood, Jr.

2021 Chair
Hood Law Firm
PHONE: 843.577.4435

Amy Sorenson

2021 Vice Chair
Snell & Wilmer
PHONE: 801.257.1907

David Suchar

2021 Treasurer
Maslon
PHONE: 612.672.8321

Diane Averell

2021 Secretary
Porzio Bromberg & Newman
PHONE: 973.889.4150

Tony Rospert

2021 Officer at Large
Thompson Hine
PHONE: 216.566.5861

Nikki Nesbitt

Past Chair
Goodell DeVries Leech & Dann
PHONE: 410.783.4026

Felice C. Wagner

Executive Director and General Counsel
PHONE: 954.734.6065

Edd M. Schillay

Director of Operations
PHONE: 914.332.4400

2020 Leading Regional Law Firm Network in the United States

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