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Practice Area Type: Business Litigation

Posted May 23, 2019

ERISA Compliance, Counseling, Investigations and Class Litigation

Our team advises employers in a wide range of ERISA matters, including compliance with fiduciary and other regulatory requirements for existing 401(k), health, and welfare plans. We also assist employers with the development and implementation of new ERISA plans. We …

Posted November 17, 2017

Consumer Fraud

The last decade has seen explosive growth in so-called “consumer fraud” class actions and government enforcement actions against providers of consumer goods and services. These actions, typically brought under state statutes prohibiting deceptive practices or false statements in the promotion …

Posted September 2, 2015

Example Business Litigation Cases

Nilan Johnson attorneys obtained a defense verdict for Lyondell Chemical—the world’s third largest chemical company—after a 24-day federal jury trial in which plaintiff claimed hundreds of millions of dollars in damages for breach of contract, promissory estoppel, and misappropriation of …

Posted August 28, 2015

Shareholder and Partnership Disputes

Our Business Litigation group has extensive experience in representing businesses and individuals in complex shareholder and partnership disputes. In business ownership disputes, it’s especially important to have the skills to both litigate and manage these cases. We emphasize early resolution …

Posted June 15, 2015

Bankruptcy

Nilan Johnson Lewis represents creditors, businesses and individuals whose interests are impacted or threatened by a bankruptcy filing.  Our attorneys have substantial experience representing both creditors other businesses and individuals drawn into bankruptcy disputes, such as when a customer or …

Posted June 15, 2015

Class Actions

Few phrases strike more fear in the hearts of businesses and in-house counsel than “class action.”  Though the courts have done much to rein in abusive class action litigation, many corporate defendants, faced with the prospect of adjudicating thousands of …

Posted June 15, 2015

Commercial Lending and Real Estate Disputes

Nilan Johnson Lewis frequently represents lenders and borrowers involved in commercial lending disputes related to loans, capital leases, installment sales and other financing mechanisms.  Many of these commercial lending matters involve real estate, and our firm’s attorneys are also experienced …

Posted June 15, 2015

Contract, Warranty and UCC Disputes

Members of our commercial litigation team regularly handle commercial contract, warranty disputes, and Uniform Commercial Code disputes. These disputes arise when parties have differing interpretations of their contractual obligations, ambiguity in terms exist, or when parties to a contract are …

Posted June 15, 2015

Environmental Litigation

Environmental litigation presents unique challenges for clients and lawyers alike.  Environmental laws and regulations can be overly complex, commercially burdensome and difficult to understand.  Meanwhile, litigators often find themselves challenged by the science at the heart of those cases.  However, …

Posted June 15, 2015

ERISA and Employee Benefits Litigation and Compliance

Nilan Johnson Lewis’ life, disability and health team represents insurers, ERISA-governed benefit plans, employers, third-party administrators, and reinsurers in federal and state courts throughout the nation. Our attorneys also counsel clients on compliance with Department of Labor and state law …

Posted June 15, 2015

Fiduciary and Professional Liability

Nilan Johnson Lewis provides representation to a variety of professionals and businesses when faced with issues of liability and fiduciary duty. We understand that businesses are under increased scrutiny through government regulations or heightened duties imposed by the courts. For …

Posted June 15, 2015

Gaming Law

Members of our commercial litigation team have considerable experience defending and counseling local and national clients all over the country in a wide range of gaming and entertainment law matters including handling complex litigation over the development and management of …

Posted June 15, 2015

Information Security and Privacy Claims

We all live in a world where data breach is almost daily occurrence, and every breach is different. Our lawyers are adept at working with clients in creating pre- and post-breach responses including assessment, damage control, and notification steps. We …

Posted June 15, 2015

Intellectual Property Disputes

Nilan Johnson Lewis’ integrated intellectual property practice helps clients develop, acquire, and protect their “soft” IP portfolios. While our Corporate and Transactional attorneys help register, prosecute, maintain, and license our clients’ trademarks and copyrights, our litigators implement cost-effective protection and …

Posted June 15, 2015

Business Litigation

Nilan Johnson Lewis’s business litigation attorneys have trial experience that is second to none. We have successfully defended America’s top companies in high-stakes litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. We also have proven experience in serving as lead …

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