We regularly represent individuals, businesses and government clients as plaintiffs or defendants in court on a wide range of matters, as detailed in our Practice Areas. As experts in the courtroom with years of practical experience, when efforts to amicably resolve a dispute have failed we are prepared to aggressively and cost-effectively represent our clients before federal, state and local courts in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
A sample of our plaintiff’s litigation includes:
- Filing liens, bond claims, and actions for breach of contract on behalf of contractors, subcontractors, or suppliers in the construction industry
- Initiating actions for eviction by our landlord clients against tenants, where the parties are businesses, individuals, or a combination of both
- Taking legal action to dissolve a business and seek damages by one business partner against another
- Instituting lawsuits for breach of contract; insurance coverage; and debt collection, on behalf of businesses and individuals, including actions on behalf of creditors in bankruptcy court
- Filing actions on behalf of a government, business, or individual project owners for construction contract breaches against present and former contractors
- Post-judgment collection procedures including writs of execution, levy on assets, motions for turnover, and filing adversary proceedings for non-dischargeability of debt or actions for fraudulent transfer
A sample of our defense litigation includes:
- Defending public entities and public employees in negligence claims, contract disputes, matters involving alleged police misconduct, whistleblower suits and claims of discrimination.
- Representing construction contractors from claims of defective work, delays, or non-payment
- Assisting government clients, businesses and homeowners in construction project claims filed against them by general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, suppliers, or unions
- Defending warehousemen from claims for consignee liability brought by carriers
- Defending businesses and individual as tenants in eviction proceedings brought by landlords
- Defending businesses and business owners from claims based on “piercing the corporate veil”, including insufficient capitalization, unpaid taxes, and alleged fraud
- Defending public entities, businesses, and individuals from alleged “preferential transfer” claims in bankruptcy court
- Defending a business sued in a “lapse of coverage” situation
The lists above are just a sample of our litigation practice. Please visit our other Practice Areas for more information on specific legal issues where we may be able to assist you.