Practice Areas

Complex Commercial Litigation

For nearly twenty years, the firm has earned a national reputation for excellence in the handling of complex commercial litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants. Its lawyers have tried nearly 100 cases to jury verdicts, involving contracts, real estate, banking, construction, RICO, securities, antitrust, shareholder and partnership disputes, employment, the prosecution and defense of injunctions and corporate ethics.

Construction and Construction Litigation

The firm has extensive and sophisticated expertise in construction and surety law, representing both owners and contractors in litigation, arbitration and mediation, involving every facet of construction and project management.

Insurance Coverage and Insolvency Litigation

The firm possesses a wealth of expertise and practical experience in insurance coverage matters and insurance coverage litigation, including the prosecution and defense of bad faith and complex claims litigation. The firm also represents liquidators and receivers of insolvent insurance companies charged with the duty to protect the interests, and marshall the assets, of an insolvent insurer’s estate, and maximizing recoveries of assets for distribution to aggrieved policyholders and creditors.

Taxation and Corporate Matters

The firm has extensive background in counseling owners and management of privately and publicly held entities across a wide range of highly sensitive and complex business and legal issues, such as:

  • taxation aspects of partnership, corporate and real estate transactions, including choice of entity, start-ups, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations and workouts
  • mergers and acquisitions including both buy and sell sides
  • general corporate practice
  • business divorce

Debtor/Creditor Relations

The firm represents debtors, plan-of reorganization proponents, institutional lenders and lender syndicates, creditors and creditors’ committees and asset-purchasers in connection with:

  • bankruptcies and creditors’ rights
  • reorganizations and workouts
  • loan and debt restructuring
  • debtor-in-possession financing
  • inter-creditor relationships