WHAT WE DO
We regularly litigate complex civil matters against large law firms with significantly larger resources. We provide results-oriented, cost-effective legal services by working more efficiently, preparing for trial early, and carefully managing the pretrial process.
Our civil litigation practice is diverse, sophisticated, and often entails high-profile cases and clients. We often handle contractual disputes and business torts such as fraud and breach of fiduciary duty in complex business settings. In addition, our attorneys have handled disputes involving entertainment, employment, intellectual property, securities, environmental, real estate, construction, elder abuse, insurance, and unfair competition claims, among other areas.
Our clients range from public companies, law firms, partnerships, small businesses to individuals. We represent both plaintiffs and defendants in civil matters, and aggressively advance our clients' interests whether we are prosecuting or defending claims.
Some of the diverse industry clients that our lawyers have represented include:
Our attorneys have obtained dismissals of federal securities actions for our clients brought by shareholders who alleged federal securities violations. We have represented numerous clients in investigations and civil enforcement actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission. In many instances, we have resolved these cases via pre-enforcement dispositions, pre-trial motions or favorable settlements.
Anyone who has ever served as an officer or director of a corporation, or who has been a partner in a partnership, knows that disputes between the principles of a company or partnership are all too frequent. Officers, directors and partners have legally enforceable obligations of due care, loyalty and honesty to the company, shareholders, partners and to each other. When these fiduciary duties are breached, litigation often follows. Our lawyers regularly prosecute or defend such claims on behalf of officers, directors and partners in disputes arising in diverse business settings. Firm attorneys have successfully handled litigation involving disputes over control of corporations, minority shareholder claims, corporate mismanagement, dissipation of assets, and corporate and partnership dissolutions. In addition, we are often consulted when potential corporate or partnership disputes appear on the horizon. Our experienced attorneys have been able to provide consultation and creative strategies to prevent the dispute from becoming a litigation matter.
Our lawyers have substantial experience in professional liability cases involving accountants and attorneys. The firm has represented both plaintiffs pursuing professional malpractice claims, and firms that have been sued for professional malpractice. Our lawyers also counsel clients to identify potential problems before they arise so as to limit liability and unnecessary exposure. Firm attorneys are cognizant that in these matters, reputations and business credibility are on the line for our clients. For this reason, we strive to handle these cases efficiently and discretely.
Although our practice is primarily in Southern California, we litigate cases throughout the nation.