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[lit-i-gey-ter] /ˈlɪt ɪˌgeɪ tər/
a courtroom lawyer.
Can be confused
attorney, counsel, counselor, lawyer, litigator.
litigant, litigator. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for litigator
  • Soon after, he joined his father's firm as a civil and criminal litigator.
  • Cuevas is experienced as a litigator and as a transactional lawyer.
  • He also practiced law as a litigator in private practice for several years.
  • Appellant further agreed to be determined a vexatious litigator.
  • She has been a big-city prosecutor and a corporate litigator.
  • Covers practical problems in hearsay for both the civil and criminal litigator.
  • Shawn is a civil litigator and represents small business owners and individuals in a variety of legal matters.
Word Origin and History for litigator

agent noun from Latin litigare (see litigation). Latin litigator meant "a party to a lawsuit; litigant."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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