Corporation, Partnership and Joint Venture Disputes
We have represented sole proprietorships, corporations, partnerships, joint ventures and other entities in numerous matters where the management, operation, organization or control of businesses are at issue.
Trade Secret and Unfair Competition
Our attorneys have expertise in the critical areas of non-competition agreements, warranty claims, licensing disputes, trademarks, counterfeiting and trade secret disputes. Our specialized expertise in trade regulation matters gives us a unique ability to handle disputes in unfair competition and trade regulation cases, including those brought under California Business and Professions Code Sections 17200 and 17500.
We represent owners, developers, suppliers, public entities, contractors and design professionals in major construction defect claims, owner/contractor disputes for cost overruns and delays, mechanics' liens cases, and all phases of the construction process.
Our lawyers have extensive experience in the prosecution and defense of product liability claims, including those involving mechanical, electrical, medical and pharmaceutical products.
Our attorneys handle all types and sizes of class action cases, including those brought by plaintiffs seeking recovery for personal injuries, securities fraud, and damages arising out of defective consumer products, and those involving restitution and disgorgement issues in commercial and financial services industries.
We have experience in virtually every type of real estate dispute. From litigation involving lease disputes and title problems to the prosecution or defense of construction defect cases, we can assist in getting positive results. Our attorneys also have expertise in contract and partnership disputes involving real estate projects, including breach of purchase agreements, dissolution of partnerships and limited liability companies, lender and financing disputes, and fraud or other torts in connection with the sale or development of real estate.
Banking and Financial Services
Our attorneys have extensive experience in disputes involving secured and unsecured claims, loan agreements, letters of credit, bonds and sureties, truth-in-lending issues, antitrust, regulatory issues and lender liability.
We represent owners of major commercial real estate and provide representation to these clients when disputes arise involving lease agreements, tenant improvements, building expense allocations, and possessory rights.
We have attorneys knowledgeable in CERCLA (Superfund) enforcement, clean-up, cost recovery and contribution issues; the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts and other state and federal environmental statutes; the redevelopment of previously contaminated property, including site assessments, groundwater and soil contamination, environmental insurance, asbestos removal, supervision of remedial contractors and underground storage tank matters; and many other related issues.
Our attorneys represent attorneys, accountants, contractors, architects and engineers in professional liability cases, which can often threaten the established business reputation and economic survival of an individual, partnership or firm.