Commercial Litigation

Goetz Fitzpatrick has an extremely diverse and broad-based litigation practice. Our attorneys represent local, regional, national, and international clients on a wide range of issues, including business litigation, intellectual property litigation, construction, banking, defamation, employment discrimination. We provide an aggressive team of attorneys experienced in all phases of litigation. We handle cases from the inception through discovery, trial and appeal. Our litigation practice includes actions in federal and state courts, the appellate levels of each of those courts, and arbitration tribunals. We pride ourselves on our ability to promptly and efficiently respond to emergencies, including provisional remedies, such as injunctive relief, orders of attachment and the appointments of receivers. Our litigation practice is diversified. We prosecute and defend a broad range of matters, such as commercial and breach of contract cases, environmental matters, employment disputes, business disputes, real estate brokerage claims, securities fraud, insurance disputes and creditors’ and debtors’ rights, surety ship and negotiable instruments. We also have significant experience with administrative hearings before various agencies. Our attorneys also have expertise in pre-claim evaluation and assessment, arbitration, and other dispute resolution processes and techniques.

The philosophy of Goetz Fitzpatrick is to counsel our clients to avoid litigation if possible, but to be prepared and aggressive if litigation becomes necessary. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and the United States Supreme Court, as well as other jurisdictions, and have represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Finally, and perhaps most importantly, Goetz Fitzpatrick is focused on providing the highest quality legal representation but on the most cost effective basis. We are open to innovative arrangements regarding billing for services rendered.