Litigation

Determined Advocates.

Attorneys at Futterman Dupree Dodd Croley Maier have a broad range of litigation experience in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as before various administrative and arbitration panels. We devise creative strategies for bringing cases to a prompt favorable resolution for our clients — whether we achieve it by motion, mediation, settlement, or trial. 

Our ability to represent our clients effectively rests in large part on our understanding of our clients’ interests and goals.  Once the goals are identified, we work with our clients to develop cost-effective strategies to achieve them. We have a wealth of experience in a wide range of industries and legal disciplines. 

Our litigation practice extends to the following areas: 

  • Business and commercial litigation
    Unfair competition, breach of contract, business torts, partnership and corporate dissolution and other co-worker disputes, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, real estate, trademark and other intelletual property infringement, and trade secret disputes
  • Employment litigation
    Wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and actions under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, wage and hour claims before the Employment Development Department, and EEOC and DFEH investigations
  • Public access claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act and state law
    Litigation and negotiation of public access claims for all types of business and public entities
  • Public entity representation
    Employment litigation, Public Records Act requests, Fair Political Practices Act issues, defense of constitutional and civil rights claims, election controversies, public access claims and dangerous condition of public property claims
  • Products liability and toxic torts 
    Products liabiliy and toxic torts claims in the areas of asbestos, aviation, manufacturing, mining and construction claims