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Rory Skaggs

Washington, DC

t: 202.274.1124
f: 202.237.6131
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Areas of Practice



Crisis Management and Government Response

Health Care

International Arbitration


Columbia Law School, J.D., 2012; James Kent Scholar; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Articles Editor, Columbia Journal of Environmental Law

Northwestern University, B.A., Political Science; Legal Studies, 2007


Hon. Tanya S. Chutkan, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2014-15


District of Columbia

New York

United States District Court: District of Columbia

Rory Skaggs' practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitration.  Mr. Skaggs has litigated cases and advised clients in a wide variety of areas, including contract disputes, business torts, antitrust, administrative law, regulatory compliance, and trade secrets.

Mr. Skaggs' recent experience includes:

  • Defending a Fortune 100 company in litigation against alleged trade secrets misappropriation, breach of contract, and other business tort claims;
  • Defending a major airline in federal antitrust class action lawsuits concerning network capacity and airfare;
  • Defending a large banking and financial services company in litigation against breach of contract claims;
  • Seeking damages against a foreign government in international arbitration under the North American Free Trade Agreement on behalf of a private company.

Additionally, Mr. Skaggs shares in the firm's commitment to pro bono legal services, and has represented a client in a landlord/tenant dispute.