The commercial litigation group defends disputes spanning general tort, product liability, negligence and intentional torts. The group works closely with other practice groups on a wide array of complex claims including all aspects of commercial relationships, business-to-business disputes involving the Uniform Commercial Code, contracts, fraud, unfair competition, insurance coverage, and bad faith.
Commercial Litigation Results/News
San Francisco Office Successfully Defends Favorable Contractual Liability Judgment in Court of AppealsRobert K. Phillips recovered a large six-figure sum for Gap, Inc. from a vendor after successfully litigating the contractual indemnity provisions and prosecuting a jury trial to determine fault for the underlying accident. Mr. Phillips...3Jan
San Francisco Office Successfully Compels Arbitration in a Case that Received National Media AttentionPartner Elisa R. Marcaletti successfully moved to compel arbitration in a nationally-recognized case on behalf of the firm’s client, a wedding photography/videography company based in Chicago, Illinois, that does business in over twenty states. Plaintiff,...
San Francisco Office Obtains $1.5 Million in Intellectual Property Judgment on Behalf of Biopharmaceutical ClientRobert K. Phillips, Katherine Munter and Jessica Pliner brought an action against a Mexican manufacturer in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of their biopharmaceutical client. Defendant had...1JanRobert K. Phillips, Katherine Munter and Jessica Pliner brought an intellectual property case in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of their biopharmaceutical client against a Japanese manufacturer....