Commercial Litigation

At Dunn & Davison we understand that there's a lot more at stake in litigation than just monetary damages - we look after your reputation and stakeholders, as well as your litigation. From straight-forward settlement meetings to massive class actions, we help clients navigate the court systems regionally, nationally and internationally with special expertise in:

  • Class action
  • Multi-party
  • Malpractice
  • Contracts
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Defamation
  • Employee Benefits
  • Financing and corporate disputes
  • Planning/zoning litigation
  • Professional liability
  • Securities litigation
  • Trade secrets
  • Vendor disputes
  • Practice Group Members
  • Representative Experience

    • Previously represented a large national bank in multi-million dollar litigation brought by the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) and negotiated settlement favorable to the bank
    • Represented a class of TWA Mechanics in an action against TWA and Chase Manhattan Bank to recover 401 K funds lost due to delay in the trading of a falling mutual fund, in resulting in a settlement approaching two million dollars.
    • Successfully defended sellers of a trade school against arbitration claims brought by the buyer seeking to recover nearly half the purchase price, with a resulting fee award made to the sellers.
    • Represented a joint venture and successfully obtained a $33m [1] award in payment to that JV on a theory that the contractor relied to its detriment on the owner's representations that it was going to provide survey and design documents that were complete and constructible.
    • Represented the contractor on a light rail construction project in Phoenix, and was successful in obtaining a DRB decision in excess of $10m [1] in Phoenix, based on a claim that the owner had failed to provide the contractor with design drawings and underground investigation which were full and complete and otherwise constructible.
    • Representing a joint venture in Seattle in arbitration proceedings, whereby the contractor asserts the owner failed to provide the contractor with a full and complete set of constructible design drawings, which resulted in contractor incurring additional costs and expenses.

    [1] Past results afford no guarantee of future results. Every case is different and must be judged on its own merit

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