Crisis Management

WIT represents the leading consulting and testifying experts critical to any crisis management response and the inevitable litigation that will follow.

Natural disasters, global pandemics, market collapses, product recalls, #MeToo allegations, cyber-attacks, trade secret theft, and safety or compliance failures can threaten the very existence of a company if not an entire industry.  When a crisis strikes at the heart of an organization, the rapid pace of today’s world demands that management provide a swift and comprehensive response.  WIT’s consulting and testifying experts are accustomed to high-pressure situations, experienced in a variety of disciplines, and ready to step in at a moment’s notice to provide clients with the information they need to make sound decisions.   WIT provides the expertise you need to address the risks and damages caused by crises.

Areas of Focus
COVID-19
  • Bankruptcy
  • Employment Suits
  • Failed M&A Deals
  • Failure to Warn
  • Insurance Coverage

The COVID-19 pandemic will create hundreds of billions of dollars of litigation for years to come.  WIT represents the top experts in the most relevant fields to assist our clients in managing their risk.

Environmental Disasters
  • Biohazards
  • Chemical Spills and Toxic Releases
  • Hazardous Materials Emergencies
  • Natural Resource Damage and Assessment
  • Wildfires

Oil spills, hazardous chemical spills, and other catastrophic events create significant risks that require a comprehensive crisis management plan and the experts to implement it.

Reputational Harm
  • #MeToo Allegations
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Civil and Criminal Fraud
  • Corporate Malfeasance
  • Defamation

Civil or criminal allegations of wrongdoing create a crisis that threatens an individual’s reputation, if not freedom.  WIT’s leading experts provide the experience and expertise required to develop the most effective defense.

Product Liability
  • Consumer Class Actions
  • Government Investigations
  • Product Recalls
  • Shareholder Class Actions

WIT represents leading technical, medical, industry and academic experts who assist the pharmaceutical, automotive, and manufacturing industries in legal disputes arising from product liability suits.

Workplace Management
  • D&O Liability
  • Employee Safety
  • Equal Pay
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Title VII
  • Whistleblower Suits

WIT has been involved in some of the largest and high-profile disputes involving the employer-employee relationship. Our experts are among the world’s most-esteemed academic, medical and industry professionals.

Our Experts

Our multi-disciplinary Crisis Management Team includes professionals with experience in:

  • Branding
  • Computer Forensics
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Communications & Public Relations
  • Cybersecurity & Data Privacy
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Executive Management
  • Environmental Safety
  • Food Safety
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Government Regulation
  • Healthcare
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial & Organizational Psychology
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Litigation Strategy
  • Manufacturing
  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Product Safety & Recall
  • Supply Chain Management
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Other Practice Areas

Complex Commercial
From securities cases to recovery suits, from the mortgage crisis to the COVID-19 pandemic, WIT provides the world’s leading consulting and testifying experts to assist parties in major legal disputes.
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Employment
WIT represents the leading experts in employment disputes ranging from single-plaintiff cases to federal class-action suits.
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Energy & Natural Resources
From breach of contract suits to intellectual property disputes, WIT’s experts are in the highest demand by parties in the energy & natural resources industries.
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Intellectual Property
WIT has built teams of the world’s leading technical, consulting, and testifying experts that can best address the complex issues in lawsuits involving emerging technologies and blockbuster drugs.
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Life Sciences
WIT has recruited the top academic, industry, and government experts to support the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.
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