OUR LITIGATION SERVICES INCLUDE
From the billion-dollar international securities case to limited family disputes, our attorneys have represented clients in a wide array of litigation cases. Our litigation practice encompasses all types of civil disputes, both in Federal and State courts, where assist clients both in a preventative manner and with solid litigation expertise. Our litigators focus on:
- •Litigation counseling
- •Jury and non-jury trials, including all related pretrial proceedings in state and federal courts such as necessary discovery, law and motion practice, and the trial itself
- •Alternative dispute resolution, including trials and arbitrations before retired judges, attorneys, and other professional panels
- Securities disputes, representing clients before panels of securities brokers, dealers and arbitrators
We counsel clients on emerging disputes with a view to avoiding litigation where possible. This includes informal negotiations, mediations, and behind-the-scenes advice. Our litigators assist in finding, interviewing, and coordinating work with local counsel in geographic areas where the firm does not practice, particularly European countries, where we have cultivated an established network of trusted professionals to whom we feel comfortable entrusting our clients.
We handle all phases of jury and non-jury trials in state and federal courts throughout California. Our lawyers have handled important preliminary relief procedures such as writs of possession, writs of attachment, and injunctions. We can prepare necessary discovery, law and motion matters, and dispositive motions such as motions for summary judgment. Our lawyers are also skilled in pretrial settlement procedures, including mediation and settlement conferences.
We take pride and excel in disputes involving unfair competition, contracts, general commercial matters, professional liability claims against accountants & lawyers, employment relations, real estate, and intellectual property.