Our trial lawyers handle a wide variety of business disputes and civil trial cases. They employ bold and incisive strategic thinking to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients, whether through trial, arbitration, mediation, negotiation or utilizing strategic leverage. Our extensive trial and litigation experience covers all aspects of winning commercial disputes, including representation of companies, partnerships, insured parties, shareholders, partners, members, directors, officers, trusts, executors, and beneficiaries regarding:

Real Estate

Claims concerning all aspects of real property, including purchase and sale agreements, finance, construction, condemnation, condominiums, encroachments, boundaries, land use, restrictive covenants, easements, title insurance, liens, and representation of both landlords and tenants in disputes involving retail, office, and industrial leases.

Shareholder / Partnership Disputes

Lawsuits over buy/sell agreements, acquisitions, dissolutions, partnership, corporation and limited liability company agreements, and prosecution and defense of claims against employees, officers, directors and owners for fiduciary duty claims, errors, and omissions.


Claims regarding oil field services related to contracts, master services agreements, labor claims, and ownership disputes.

Health Care

Disputes relating to health care practices, billing, payments, allegations of malpractice, and partnerships.

Trusts, Estates and Probate

Resolution and litigation of disputes over trusts and estates.

Environmental and Natural Resources

Environmental contamination and disputes relating to natural resource transactions.


Assertions of claims relating to employment including breach of contract, wrongful termination, discrimination, overtime, tip share, Fair Labor Standards Act, and violations of non-compete, non-disclosure and non-solicitation provisions.

Intellectual Property

Damage claims relating to copyright infringement.

Financial Institutions

Cases concerning construction, financing, workouts, transfers, preference payments and debt restructuring in bankruptcy and other courts.

Public Entities

Representation of water districts, municipal utility districts, and other districts in litigation related to reimbursement agreements, condemnation, bond claims and other matters.

General Commercial Litigation

  • Incidents of fraud, misrepresentation, tortious interference, usurpation, malfeasance, theft, oppression, and breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Disputes over breaches or interpretation of contracts and requests for declaratory judgment.
  • Negligence in construction, maintenance and repairs of real property, and performance of services.
  • Litigation regarding collection of debts and invoices and enforcement of security interests and liens.