On September 29, 2015, Law360 published an article about Dane Butswinkas highlighting the trial victories and career accomplishments that earned him a place on their list of the top trial attorneys in the United States and their designation as a “Trial Ace.” According to the publication, Dane’s 24 first chair trial victories in 26 years at Williams & Connolly “make him a lawyer to envy.” The article also notes his “willingness to bring cases to trial, deep appreciation of teamwork and loyalty to his firm [that] make him one other attorneys admire.”
Dane has tried numerous cases throughout the country in state and federal courts. His arbitration practice is domestic and international, representing corporations before the AAA and the ICC. Dane has first-chaired 29 trials, helping is clients prevail in 24 of them. At stake for Dane’s clients in these matters has been hundreds of millions of dollars.
Recognized in The Washingtonian Magazine and The Washington Post Magazine as one of the Washington, D.C. area's best commercial litigators and criminal defense lawyers, Dane is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been listed by Benchmark Litigation as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America. He currently sits on Williams & Connolly’s Executive Committee.