Definitions of litigator
  1. noun
    (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation
    synonyms: litigant
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    defendant, suspect
    a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
    appellant, plaintiff in error
    the party who appeals a decision of a lower court
    a party who files a notice with a law court
    complainant, plaintiff
    a person who brings an action in a court of law
    prevailing party
    the party in a lawsuit who obtains a judgment in their own favor
    a defendant in a criminal proceeding
    co-defendant, codefendant
    a defendant who has been joined together with one or more other defendants in a single action
    petitioner, suer
    someone who petitions a court for redress of a grievance or recovery of a right
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    a person involved in legal proceedings
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