Areas of Practice

OUR UNIQUE WAY TO SEE OUR CLIENTS

Our attorneys emphasize a pragmatic, prompt, and cost-effective approach to client's issues. This capacity is developed through an in-depth understanding of the relevant aspects of the client’s business, a sophisticated command of technical legal considerations, extensive experience in comparable transactions, and an instinct for the practical.

General Litigation

• Defense of catastrophic bodily injury and property damage claims in State and Federal Courts
• Product Liability
• Construction Defect Litigation
• Environmental Litigation I Mold and Asbestos Litigation
• Homeowner and building owner liability
• Mass Tort Litigation
• Class Action
• Professional Liability including Errors and Omissions Defense of Engineers, Architects, Lawyers, Insurance Agents, Title Agents, Health Care Providers, Accountants and Other Professionals
• Directors and Officers Liability
• Building and construction disputes
• Premises/storekeeper/hotel liability
• General Liability/Liquor liability
• Inadequate Security Litigation
• Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facility Liability
• Shipping and trucking disputes
• Automobile general liability (commercial and private)
• Building owner general liability
• Truth in Lending litigation
• Complex Commercial litigation
• Automobile Financing and Leasing
• Bankruptcy Litigation

 

Our Resources

TOP NOTCH TECHNOLOGY AT YOUR SERVICEOur office is fully computerized with an eye towards efficiency and cost-effectiveness. All attorneys and support staff computers are a part of an internal network where information and documents are readily accessible. Westlaw, Lexis, the World Wide Web and extensive database applications enable us to track thousands of cases and furnish our clients with current and accurate reports.

Insurance

• Coverage disputes including first and third party claims
• Primary, excess and reinsurance litigation/arbitration
• Insurance regulatory practice
• ERISA claims
• Fidelity and Bonding
• Integrated risk management services
• Drafting insurance policy language and insurance related agreements
• Insurance agent defense litigation

 

Employment Law

• Employer liability
• Discrimination litigation in State and Federal Court
• Title VII defense litigation
• Employment and related litigation
• Wrongful termination consultation and litigation
• Non-competition claims

 

Enviromental

• Superfund and CERCLA claims
• Coverage disputes involving first and third party claims
• Environmental claims handling
• Underground storage tank: claims
• Environmental reimbursement programs
• Mold and Asbestos Litigation
• Mass Tort Litigation

 

Commercial / Residential Real Estate

• Litigation
• Foreclosures
• Landlord/tenant disputes
• Mortgage loan financing
• Title insurance defense litigation
• Real estate lending including: structuring loans, negotiating and documenting loans
(both construction and permanent)
foreclosures and workouts
• Residential and commercial closings
• Representation of landlords and tenants in lease negotiations
• Representation of owners and purchasers in real estate sales
• Representation of developers, contractors and owners in negotiating construction contracts and resolving disputes

 

 

Estate Planning and Probate

• Probate court litigation
• Wills
• Trusts
• Guardianships
• Life insurance planning
• Probate administration
• Trust administration
• Charitable planning

 

Appellate Practice

• Representing clients in all state and federal courts

 

Other Areas of Practice

• Mergers and acquisitions
• Organization and capitalization of business matters
• Non-profit corporations
• Partner, shareholder and member disputes
• Telecommunications
• Taxation
• Financial transactions

 

Toxic

• Toxic tort litigation, including asbestos, lead poisoning, tobacco, polybutylene, diet drug and other exposure-related claims