Litigation attorneys, also known as litigators or trial lawyers, represent plaintiffs and defendants in civil lawsuits. They manage all phases of the litigation from the investigation, pleadings, and discovery through the pre-trial, trial, settlement, and appeal processes.

Locating witnesses
Taking witness statements
Gathering documents
Interviewing the client
Investigating the facts of a dispute
Filing/responding to complaint
Preparing discovery requests, admissions,
questions, requests for documents, subpoenas,
conducting depositions

Client consultations/updates/scheduling
Court motions for default judgment, to compel discovery,
summary judgment, restrict evidence, etc.
Hearings preparation and attendance
Preparing testimony witnesses
Preparation for trail presentations, witness examination, etc.
Settlement negotiations as applicable