Payne & Fears’ Business Litigation attorneys are skilled in representing businesses in state, federal and administrative forums, building a remarkable record of success for our clients. Our goal is always to represent our clients efficiently and effectively to achieve the best results on their behalf.
What makes us different than other law firms is that we understand the unique concerns and issues businesses face. Our attorneys, therefore, do not focus only on the legal view of the matters presented; we focus on achieving the best result for our clients from a legal, economic and public relations perspective. Resultantly, we provide counsel and representation to our clients from before a dispute arises up to and through trial and appeal.
Our focus on providing the best service possible to our clients affords us the opportunity to represent a broad spectrum of clients, including large and small corporations, large and small companies and partnerships, directors and officers of corporations and companies, and individuals. We also serve our clients across a wide range of disputes, including:
As you can see, our Business Litigation attorneys have experienced great success for our clients. We are pleased that you are considering us to assist you and we look forward to working with you.
Payne & Fears LLP won nearly $10 million in a jury trial in the San Diego Superior Court which concluded on December 27, 2011, on behalf of Estancia Coastal LLC. Estancia Coastal LLC is a subsidiary of TriPacific Capital Advisors, an investment advisor to the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association. Judge Thomas P. Nugent presided over the trial.
Estancia had entered into a "land banking" transaction with KB Home, a publicly held homebuilder, for a residential housing project in San Diego County. ...
A home builder client of the firm was recently sued for alleged non-disclosure and fraud in the California Superior Court based on allegations that the home builder misrepresented the sales prices of other homes sold in the new home community and conspired with the lender and appraiser to inflate the appraised value of the home purchased by the plaintiffs. The home builder denied all allegations of wrongdoing, believing that the accusations against it were unwarranted. Payne & Fears LLP vigorously defended the action...
On April 5, 2011, P&F obtained a dismissal with prejudice and judgment in Orange County Superior Court in favor of its client, a major national bank, in an alleged fraud and wrongful foreclosure case involving a commercial property. The plaintiff had alleged that the bank conspired with the other defendants to sell the property in a non-judicial foreclosure sale to deprive the plaintiff of the property. P&F demurred to the 21-count complaint and the demurrer was sustained on every count. When the plaintiff failed to...
Attorneys: Daniel M. Livingston
Payne & Fears LLP successfully defeated a claim that its client violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by implementing a policy which excludes Segway vehicles from its theme park. The hard work of Dan Fears, Daniel Rasmussen and Julie Bisceglia resulted in a published opinion which is very favorable to the firm's client.
Payne & Fears LLP recently obtained an arbitration award in favor of our client for damages over a commercial contract for a large modular building installed on a United States Air Force base. After awarding our client multiple six figures in damages, the arbitrator also awarded our client all of its attorneys' fees and costs. Shortly after the award, the Orange County Superior Court confirmed the arbitration award and entered judgment in favor of our client.
Attorneys: Benjamin A. Nix