Our Litigation Group has a time-tested and result oriented litigation capability in federal and state courts, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and regulatory and arbitration forums. Our litigators recognize that in order to prevail, whether prior to commencement of litigation, in a settlement or by way of a verdict or judgment after trial, preparation, knowledge of the law and trial experience are critical. Our proactive approach to litigation includes counseling clients before disputes arise, preparing and reviewing agreements and documents, coordinating responses to and investigations of threatened litigation, implementing creative strategies for addressing potential disputes, exploring potential settlement, and litigating matters to conclusion. We are always positioned to effectuate a client's desire to settle because we are always prepared to try our cases. When trials have been necessary - the success rate of our attorneys has been extremely high.

The litigation practice has engaged our attorneys in a broad range of disputes consistent with the corporate and banking clients of the firm, including:

  • Antitrust
  • Contract claims
  • Commercial torts
  • Enforcement of creditors' rights and remedies
  • Equipment financing workouts
  • Intellectual property, including trademark and copyright actions
  • International disputes
  • Employment
  • Shareholders' derivative suits
  • Civil rights
  • Real estate
  • Insurance