Civil litigation

Civil litigation, including civil rights

At Fletcher Van Gilder LLP, one of our primary focuses is civil litigation. We help clients file lawsuits as well as defend clients against lawsuits. The following is a list of types of cases that the attorneys at Fletcher Van Gilder LLP have taken to trial, giving you a good idea of the breadth of our experience.

  • Age discrimination
  • Securities fraud
  • Defamation
  • Lender liability
  • Suretyship
  • Reinsurance coverage
  • Wholesale floor plan documentation
  • Brokerage liability
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Labor arbitrations
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Wrongful death
  • Golden parachute
  • Horizontal property act
  • Receivership
  • Lapsed financing statements
  • Wrongful pregnancy
  • New home construction
  • Power press amputation
  • Zoning jurisdiction
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Surgical case management
  • Dissolution of marriage and divorce
  • Child support and parenting time
  • Child relocation
  • Child custody
  • Executive bonus plan
  • Franchise dispute
  • Motorcycle design
  • Public utility liability
  • Partnership dissolution
  • Paternity
  • Will contest
  • Sex discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Law enforcement civil rights
  • Surgical accident
  • Bankruptcy adversary proceedings
  • Credit facility construction
  • Interference with contract
  • Power generator design
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Injunctive relief
  • Insurance coverage
  • Non-compete agreement
  • Breach of sales warranty
  • Family law malpractice
  • Testamentary gift
  • Bankruptcy malpractice
  • Surgical informed consent
  • Trade secret
  • Construction arbitration
  • Environmental compliance
  • Motor vehicle injury
  • Non-dischargeable indebtedness
  • Restraint of trade
  • Waste facility siting
  • Race discrimination
  • Student loan dischargeability
  • Medical credentialing
  • Medical staff privileges
  • Personal injury

The actual list of the cases our attorneys litigated is much longer. In addition to providing zealous advocacy in the courtroom, our litigators also have extensive experience in representing their clients in various methods of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. Several of our litigators also serve as mediators and arbitrators themselves.

Regardless of whether we are representing you in the courtroom, drafting pleadings, preparing discovery, taking depositions or engaging in alternative dispute resolution, chances are we have seen your case before and will know what to do to achieve the best result possible.

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