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Pursuing Promising Paths Of Dispute Resolution Through Litigation And More

Lawyers in our litigation and dispute resolution practice work with our clients to prevent and resolve disputes by providing them with practical legal advice that focuses on the clients’ strategic and commercial objectives. We understand the importance of having the right lawyer to handle litigation or disputes that could result in litigation. Our aim is to provide our clients with the expertise and strength necessary to achieve the best outcome when dealing with controversies.

Our team has represented clients in multi-million-dollar commercial disputes, partnership and corporate entity disputes, land use and many other disputes from inception to trial. We have extensive trial court and appellate court experience and manage and supervise a team of litigation associates and paralegals. Our approach is sophisticated, attentive and innovative.

Our litigation lawyers have extensive dispute resolution practice experience, including the full spectrum of methods ranging from negotiation, mediation, arbitration, conciliation and conflict resolution to vigorous courtroom strategy, multiparty and class action lawsuits and appellate proceedings. YK Law litigators have deep experience in international and domestic arbitration before a variety of arbitration panels worldwide.

Lawyers on our team include plaintiff and defense lawyers, as well as former prosecutors. Our litigators are admitted to various federal and superior court jurisdictions, ranging from district and trial courts to appellate and supreme courts. Our lawyers regularly handle complex litigation matters, including those involving commercial, international, securities, creditors’ rights, product liability, white collar crime, administrative law proceedings and other disputes or controversies.

Our team is also proficient at employing the latest litigation technology, and we guide our clients through every aspect of the litigation process if and when it is necessary to take cases to trial.

Business And Commercial Disputes

Commercial disputes arise in a variety of commercial relationships and situations including those involving the formation of corporations and partnerships, purchase and sale of goods and equipment, lending and financing, equipment leasing, joint venture, investment, service, business tort, and other agreements and cross-border transactions.

Our lawyers frequently help clients to resolve disputes while also working with them to manage resulting business risks.

Intellectual Property Disputes

Our litigators work closely with our intellectual property (IP) lawyers to advise clients in intellectual property litigation and enforcement matters, including intellectual property infringement and enforcement, declaratory judgments of noninfringement, trade secret theft, fair use and Digital Millennium Copyright Act, in a wide variety of U.S. state and federal courts, the International Trade Commission (USITC) and other jurisdictions worldwide.

Other IP disputes in our caseload include employment noncompete or trade secret issues under state and federal laws under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) or Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA).

Business Bankruptcy And Creditor Disputes

Our lawyers are experienced at assisting businesses with navigating the rules and regulations when they make the difficult decision to seek bankruptcy protection as well as representing creditors seeking recourse against debtors.

Lawyers in our litigation and dispute resolution practice work closely with clients in liquidating or winding up their businesses on an orderly basis and handling any claims arising therefrom, including claims of bad faith or fraudulent transfers. We have represented clients before the Federal Bankruptcy Court and also handled cases where a third-party receiver is appointed by the court outside of bankruptcy.

Securities Litigation And Shareholder Disputes

Our lawyers have experience in handling corporate and shareholder disputes under the laws of Delaware, New York, California and other jurisdictions. Our team handles matters such as corporate governance liability, breach of duty, the business judgment rule, breach of loyalty, corporate opportunity, controlling shareholder, entity deadlock matters and statutory valuation matters.

At YK Law, we advise clients on various securities regulations, including the Securities Act of 1933, 34, the JOBS Act, Rule 10b-5 and applicable state Blue Sky laws. Our team also frequently litigates derivative matters where shareholders bring suit on behalf of the company.

Tort Litigation And Product Liability

Our litigators handle cases involving tort liabilities such as tobacco, asbestos and other mass tort liability matters. Our lawyers also defend product liability claims under negligence, strict product liability, strict liability, intentional torts and implied warranty claims, including cases involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumer products, chemicals, food products and other toxic compounds, plastics, fabrics, mold and materials.

We also advise clients on commercial casualty defense cases, premise tort liability matters, and other limited duty matters.

Labor And Employment Disputes

Cases in this area involve employment discrimination matters, including race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, family responsibility, pregnancy, marital status, political activity and veteran status, before EEOC or state employment regulatory agencies, in class action and whistleblower matters, in appeals, post-trial briefings and litigation management. Our lawyers actively counsel, advise and defend clients regarding the Equal Pay Act (“EPA”),  in federal, state, and local wage, hour and pay practices claims.

We represent employers, insurers, and plan administrators in ERISA- and non-ERISA-covered plans, insured and self-funded benefit plans, and insurance policy claims. We also advise clients on claims under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA); as well as appeals of citations issued under safety and health regulations, including citations issued by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and state agencies administering state safety and health programs.

Real Estate And Construction Disputes

Our lawyers handle litigations and disputes involving real estate transactions, land use planning and zoning claims, landlord-tenant matters, chain-of-title and marketable title issues, mortgage loans, foreclosure proceedings, loan workouts and community association issues.

We also handle construction project disputes including late delivery and late completion of work penalties, project bid disputes and construction defects. Our lawyers are experienced with handling and advising clients on matters and issues arising from complex construction projects and disputes arising therefrom.

Pursue A Reasonable, Cost-Effective Resolution To A Challenging Legal Dispute

No matter what kind of complex business or commercial law dispute you or your company is facing, our attorneys are highly qualified to evaluate your case and recommend the best course of action. To reach us, call YK Law or send a message for a prompt response.

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Vahe Khojayan