Complex Business Litigation

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Partner
Annie S. Amaral Photo
Clients rely on Annie Amaral for her complex business litigation and advocacy skills to navigate through federal and state courts alike, both independently and where cases are filed simultaneously in both venues.

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Senior Associate
Bradley C. Carroll Photo
While working as a staff attorney at the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Bradley Carroll developed not only strong analytical skills, but also gained a unique perspective on litigation.  Bradley now uses these skills and his strong background in legal research and writing to assist businesses and individuals in all phases of litigation.

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Senior Associate
J. Patrick Doust Photo
Patrick Doust is an accomplished litigator with trial experience in a variety of different contexts, including elder abuse, trusts and wills, real estate, general commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense. Patrick’s extensive experience in aggressively litigating high value and oftentimes emotionally charged cases across a wide spectrum of subject matters gives him a ...

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Outside Counsel
Jay-Allen Eisen Photo
Jay-Allen Eisen is regarded as one of California’s top appellate attorneys. He has been counsel in more than 300 appeals and appellate writs, over 120 of which have resulted in published, precedent decisions.

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Partner
Sean J. Filippini Photo
Sean Filippini's practice focuses on litigation with experience in multiple practice areas, including construction, real estate, and commercial disputes.

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Partner, Chair, Litigation Practice Group
Janlynn R. Fleener Photo
For over 20 years, a variety of businesses -- from financial institutions to national property developers and shopping center owners, governmental agencies, regional businesses, sole proprietorships and individuals -- have turned to Jan Fleener to handle their complex business litigation.

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Partner
Jeffrey S. Galvin Photo
Jeffrey Galvin represents clients in civil cases, focusing on California trust litigation and probate disputes.  His work often arises from conflicts between siblings, step-parents, and other family members.  He practices in Sacramento County, across Northern California, and in Northern Nevada.
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Associate
Daria A. Gossett Photo
Daria Gossett’s practice encompasses all aspects of general and complex civil litigation, spanning all phases of the litigation process, from pre-lawsuit demands to post-judgment appeals.

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Associate
Daniella G. Green Photo
Daniella Green uses her strong oral advocacy skills to obtain results for clients inside and outside of the courtroom. 

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Partner, General Counsel
Sherry Hartel Haus Photo
Sherry Haus is a partner in Downey Brand’s litigation practice group and serves as the Firm’s General Counsel.  
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Associate
Tyler J. Horn Photo
Tyler Horn’s philosophy of practice is to be a strong advocate for his clients and offer passionate, reasonable and thoughtful problem-solving solutions throughout the litigation process.

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Partner
Tyson E. Hubbard Photo
Tyson Hubbard is an experienced litigator who focuses on trust and estate disputes. Tyson’s clients rely upon him to steer an efficient and effective path. He draws on his nine years of litigation experience across a wide range of matters, as well as his personal experience as a trustee of a family trust. 

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Senior Associate
Christopher Miles Kolkey Photo
Christopher Kolkey has a wealth of experience with all phases of litigation and is a passionate advocate for his clients.
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Partner
Thomas E. Marrs Photo
Tom Marrs draws from his litigation experience to efficiently resolve complex family law matters for clients throughout California. Known for his practical approach, Tom skillfully advances his clients’ interests resulting in a successful and timely resolution.
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Of Counsel
Daniel J. McVeigh Photo
During the last 35 years, Dan McVeigh has earned the reputation as one of the preeminent employment litigators in the Sacramento region. 

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Partner
Bret F. Meich Photo
With a proven track record of trying and winning complex business cases, Bret Meich counsels clients through a range of strategic decisions in order to effectively resolve disputes. He practices primarily in the area of general litigation, and he emphasizes professional, high-quality advocacy from case inception through post-trial appellate work.

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Counsel
Stephen J. Meyer Photo
Stephen Meyer has more than forty years of experience with complex business litigation with a particular focus in the last several years on food and agriculture.
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Associate
Michael C. Minahan Photo
Mike Minahan works tirelessly to provide efficient and cost-effective assistance to clients involved in a wide range of litigation matters.

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Counsel
James M. Morris Photo
For nearly five decades Jim Morris has represented clients, from manufacturers to farmers, in virtually every phase of California agribusiness, blending his knowledge of agriculture with his trial skills.
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Associate
Michael W. Reining Photo
Michael Reining helps clients find solutions to challenges in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency, and litigation. 

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Partner
Elizabeth B. Stallard Photo
Elizabeth Stallard helps clients navigate complex employment and business issues with a common sense and pragmatic approach. A seasoned and creative problem-solver, Elizabeth advises clients with workforce management issues and efficiently resolves disputes either through litigation or alternative dispute resolution.

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Counsel
M. Max Steinheimer Photo
Max Steinheimer is a highly respected trial lawyer with a deserved reputation for success in the courtroom.  He has served as lead trial counsel in over 40 jury trials in state and federal courts throughout California and Nevada.

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Partner
Michael J. Thomas Photo
Michael J. Thomas is one of a few registered patent attorneys based in Sacramento with a law practice focused on intellectual property litigation, including prosecuting and defending claims involving patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets.

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Partner, Chairman
William R. Warne Photo
Bill Warne has built a reputation as one of Sacramento’s top trial lawyers. Bill is retained by individuals, companies, and corporations with complex, high-profile and "bet the company" litigation issues.
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Partner
Matthew J. Weber Photo
Clients that find themselves entangled in intricate legal disputes turn to Matt Weber not only for his legal skills, but because he also takes the time to understand the client’s issues before he recommends a litigation strategy.

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Associate
Blake A. Williams Photo
Blake Williams works with his clients to develop creative and cost-efficient solutions aimed to resolve complex litigation disputes.

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Counsel
Jennifer L. Williams Photo
Regional public entities, businesses, sole proprietorships, and individuals have benefited from Jenny Williams' legal counsel.  In today’s challenging economic climate, an increase in case filings have reduced the court’s availability to hear oral arguments and resulted in significant delays in obtaining trial dates.
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Associate
Wiemond Wu Photo
Wiemond Wu brings strong analytical and oral advocacy skills to provide clients with clever, cost-effective, and concrete solutions to their legal problems.

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