WFJ’s litigation team represents corporations and individuals. We have the experience and know-how to develop and implement strategic litigation plans to achieve specific client objectives. Our trial attorneys litigate a diverse range of matters in state and federal courts. We counsel clients on litigation risk prior to initiating suit, conduct trials, and enforce judgments. WFJ offers practical solutions at each stage of the litigation process. Our primary areas of service are listed below.
Class action lawsuits can present the highest risk of substantial damage awards facing businesses today. We represent businesses throughout the United States in class action litigation. Our attorneys understand that class actions are a special breed of litigation and counsel our business clients with best practices to limit exposure to class action claims. At the onset of any class or representative litigation, we create a litigation plan and conduct an early analysis of the merits of any claims. We conduct a factual investigation through an aggressive discovery and motion practice to avoid class certification for businesses. From simple to complex litigation, our attorneys are uniquely qualified to defend class actions suits throughout the United States.
WFJ’s commercial litigation team has the experience and expertise to handle a broad range of commercial disputes, including contract disputes, breach of warranty claims, interference with contractual relations, mergers and acquisition disputes, licensing disputes, and defense of personal injury claims.
WFJ’s construction litigation team works closely with our clients to resolve disputes by mediation, arbitration, and litigation in state and federal court throughout the United States.
We have a rich history in construction litigation and are uniquely familiar with issues of importance to material suppliers and subcontractors to the construction industry. Over the years, our construction team has assisted clients through thousands of distressed projects and several economic downturns.
WFJ provides aggressive representation on a wide range of issues relating to commercial and residential projects, including collection claims, lien and bond claims, defective construction claims, HVAC and other building mechanical systems, mold, lien foreclosures, breach of contract, breach of warranty disputes, professional liability, defects in workmanship, delay claims, contractor to subcontractor disputes, scope of work disputes, terminations, and distressed construction projects.
WFJ attorneys are experienced in defending companies in distribution law claims. Our attorneys offer seasoned trial experience coupled with a thorough understanding of state and federal laws regarding product distribution. Whether assisting Fortune 500 or small closely held corporations, we offer aggressive representation at all stages of litigation
WFJ’s employment litigation attorneys help our clients with employment disputes, including violation of non-compete agreements and protection of trade secrets. We also represent clients in harassment claims and discrimination claims involving age (ADEA), retaliation, race, sex, sexual orientation, and disability in state and federal court, before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EECO) and before state human rights agencies. In addition to handling litigation, we provide practical preventive advice for our clients..
WFJ’s insurance litigation team represents insurance carriers and their insured with regard to claims in state and federal court. Our attorneys are highly skilled and have the depth and know-how to resolve disputes successfully through arbitration, mediation, or litigation.
WFJ works with clients in a variety of insurance related areas such as personal injury, dram shop, nursing home, construction defect, complex multiparty litigation, subrogation, property and casualty, professional liability and bad faith claims.
WFJ’s intellectual property litigation team works in tandem with our transactional attorneys to resolve disputes cost effectively and pre-suit whenever possible. Our attorneys are experienced in state and federal court. Our attorneys can assist with stopping trademark and copyright infringement and preventing future infringement and unfair competition as well as domain disputes, cyber squatting, and trade secret protection.
WFJ’s attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in disputes between partners, members and shareholders. Our experience includes such matters as minority shareholder oppression, diversion of assets, breach of fiduciary duties, business dissolution, self-dealing, executive compensation and buy-out rights. Our attorneys understand the effect that a shareholder dispute can have on the ongoing operations of a business. We offer strategic advice and representation for arbitrations, mediations, and litigation. leo.