Williams & Connolly is a law firm founded in 1967 and based out of Washington, District of Columbia. The firm represents corporations (large and small), professional firms, governments, and individuals in a wide range of litigation, investigation, and arbitration matters. Williams & Connolly's intellectual property practice represents clients in patent litigation matters worth billions of dollars. In the healthcare and consumer industries, the firm serves as national coordinating, trial, and/or resolution counsel for major pharmaceutical, medical device, pharmacy, technology, and consumer products companies in mass torts, multi-district litigation, and class actions. The firm litigates cross-border commercial and other disputes in wide-ranging international litigation and arbitrations.