Paley Rothman’s litigation group handles a wide range of complex cases and represents a diverse group of clients in disputes arising in all areas of the firm’s practice. Our trial attorneys frequently litigate cases in federal and state courts and government agencies, and they also appear in administrative proceedings, arbitration and other forums for alternative dispute resolution.
We have significant experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation involving shareholder and partnership control issues, breach of fiduciary duty, waste of corporate assets, fraud, conversion, conspiracy, negligence and related civil causes of action.
Our attorneys have substantial experience representing clients in appellate courts in Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia and in several federal appellate circuits. Attorneys in the litigation practice group have handled hundreds of appeals in various matters in these jurisdictions (see also Appellate Practice Group).
The services provided by Paley Rothman’s litigation attorneys include the following:
- Domestic litigation (see also Family Law)
- General civil litigation
- Estate litigation, including will caveat proceedings and contested guardianships
- Bankruptcy litigation on behalf of both creditors and debtors
- Securities litigation
- Employment litigation and employment-related claims, including wrongful discharge, defamation, covenants not to compete and breach of employment contract
November 14, 2019
For the eighth year in a row, Paley Rothman earned national and local honors in US News-Best Lawyers 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings.Read More
Starting in 2020, all DC companies who employ tipped workers will be required to have their payroll processed (and reported to the government) by third-party vendors, to meet...Read More
Jeffrey Kolender, Paula Calimafde, and Michelle Chapin were all featured in the most recent edition of the magazine. The feature is in the July/August 2018 edition of Bethesda Magazine. This year, 17 attorneys were listed as the Top Estate Lawyers by their peers, and 8 were selected as Rising Stars.
For the sixth year in a row, Paley Rothman earned national and local honors in US News-Best Lawyers 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings.
Paley Rothman is pleased to announce that 16 lawyers have been named to the 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers in America. We would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to this year’s list.