Litigation

The Firm has a substantial litigation practice regarding a wide range of subject areas.  Disputes include business-to-business matters and disputes between individuals and businesses. The matters range from simple two-party disputes to complex class action cases. The lawyers have handled small dollar matters to disputes in excess of $100 million.  Forums include pre-suit resolution, administrative bodies, public hearings, trial courts, and appellate forums.  The Firm has a national reach with its attorneys having experience in more than 30 states and in eight federal circuits.

Areas of Experience

The Firm’s litigation group has significant experience in representing businesses and individuals, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in a wide variety of matters, including:

  • Administrative proceedings
  • Antitrust
  • Appeals
  • Banking and financial services
  • Business torts
  • Catastrophic losses and injury
  • Consumer protection cases
  • Construction
  • Class actions
  • Commercial transactions
  • Constitutional torts: taking of property, due process and equal protection
  • Contract disputes
  • Corporate
  • Criminal defense
  • Director and officer matters
  • Debtor-creditor disputes
  • Derivative actions
  • Elections
  • Employment matters
  • Environment
  • Fiduciary duty disputes
  • Franchise cases
  • Fraud and misrepresentation
  • General commercial matters
  • Insurance and reinsurance disputes
  • Landlord-tenant and leases
  • Land Use, zoning, permits and condemnation
  • Medical malpractice disputes
  • Non-compete and nondisclosure cases
  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Probate
  • Real estate
  • Regulatory disputes
  • Securities
  • Title IV, title VII & title IX
  • Titles and title insurance
  • Tortious interference or competition
  • Trade secrets
  • Transportation
  • Unfair competition
  • Wage and hour
  • Wills and trusts

Practice Group Members

With more than 250 years of combined experience, the Firm’s trial and dispute resolution lawyers regularly represent clients in state, federal, and administrative forums.  The lawyers work strategically in resolving disputes through settlement, mediation, arbitration, bench or jury trial, appeal, and administrative or regulatory proceedings.

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