We’ll represent you in federal and state courts, and in front of administrative bodies, arbitrators, mediators, and other alternative dispute tribunals.  Our litigation team is made of effective problem-solvers who handle disputes in:

  • Appellate litigation;
  • Business litigation, including matters involving breach of contract, partnership dissolution, business torts, unfair competition, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and professional negligence;
  • Class action defense litigation, including consumer, ERISA, securities, and antitrust class actions; 
  • Constitutional law;
  • Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy including the representation of secured and unsecured creditors, trustees, receivers, and other parties in federal bankruptcy reorganization cases, state insolvency proceedings, loan restructuring, workout negotiations, and related litigation;
  • Director/officer liability issues;
  • Educational institution litigation, including student disputes and discipline, faculty tenure issues, Title IX claims, and collegiate athletics and compliance issues;
  • Employment litigation, including claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination cases, violation of wage and hour standards, sexual harassment, and violation of non-compete covenants;
  • Fiduciary, and estates and trusts litigation;
  • Health Care litigation, including disputes involving federal and state regulatory issues, such as health planning (CON), licensing and certification, fraud and abuse allegations, medical malpractice, medical staff issues, compliance matters, and insurance coverage;
  • Investigations;
  • Real Estate, land use, construction, fair housing, property management, and tax assessment appeals;
  • Religious institution litigation, including First Amendment issues, church governance issues, and RLUIPA and other property claims;
  • Securities litigation; and
  • Tort claims on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.

Attorney Spotlight

Peter E. Keith




Peter has been a member of Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP since 1989. He joined the firm following several years of public service, first as a white collar criminal prosecutor at the Attorney General's Office and then as trial counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives in an impeachment of a federal judge.

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