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Motley Waller lawyers regularly appear in state and federal trial and appellate courts nationwide, and also provide national direction and coordination in class actions and other complex cases in which clients must appear in numerous jurisdictions simultaneously. Our litigation practice is built on discipline and diligence of effective litigation to all areas of law.
The firm has experience in developing a comprehensive strategy, avoiding wasteful duplication of discovery efforts, taking cases to trial, and coordinating with other counsel in joint defense arrangements. The Firm’s lawyers form seamlessly integrated teams across relevant practice areas and are prepared to handle any related or follow-on matters that arise in litigation.
Our attorneys have experience litigating issues involving real estate, affordable housing, government contracts, employment law, intellectual property, consumer protection, unfair competition, federal anti-trust law, federal and state regulatory law, commercial disputes.
We have substantial experience in litigating disputes arising out of business transactions and contracts. Besides breach of contract, many commercial disputes involve claims of fraud or other intentional misconduct. We have experience in a wide range of civil cases involving commercial torts, including claims of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, defamation and tortious interference with contract. Moreover, we bring our prosecutorial experience to bear when investigating or defending claims of wrongdoing.
Our litigation practice has been successfully in defending personal injury cases, including medical malpractice claims and class actions. We have experience in tort litigation, including products liability cases.
Real Estate Litigation
Commercial real estate has long played a key role in the economy of our region, and much of our litigation experience grows out of disputes among parties to commercial real estate transactions. Our practice exposes us to these disputes from many perspectives. We represent:
- Real estate owners and developers in disputes with tenants, lenders, investors, brokers, partners, title insurers, adjoining property owners, and with the government;
- Institutional lenders in litigation with owners and developers of commercial real estate;
- Brokers seeking commissions in commercial real estate transactions; and
- Individual clients in disputes arising out of the purchase or sale of residential real estate.