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National & International: Commercial & Civil

The Commercial and Civil Litigation practice group at Fowler Rodriguez represents business clients and their insurers in a wide variety of matters, including employment, bankruptcy, breach of contract, business torts, insurance related litigation, lender liability, securities, antitrust, and trade practice cases.  In addition to these areas, our attorneys handle major litigation, including class and multi-party actions, environmental litigation, business litigation and professional and personal injury defense..

Early evaluations of client exposure coupled with a common sense approach to dispute resolution are all staples of Fowler Rodriguez.  The firm is committed to controlling litigation costs through efficient assignment of cases to attorneys best suited for the dispute. Additionally, the firm’s trial track record gives our clients instant credibility before tribunals and international opponents. Our firm offers the resources to investigate commercial litigation or civil disputes and develop a strategy that will result in a successful outcome.

As businesses expand into foreign markets, international disputes are drastically increasing.  International litigation is often legally complex and difficult to predict.  Coordinating and implementing an effective legal strategy requires great experience.

Fowler Rodriguez provides a broad range of legal services to domestic clients doing business overseas and foreign clients transacting business in the U.S. Our lawyers have handled international disputes involving violations of RICO, U.S. and foreign securities, fraud, unfair trade practices and antitrust laws. The firm’s clients include foreign companies and governments litigating in the United States. The cases include business, energy, telecommunications, tobacco, maritime, franchising, insurance and patent matters.

The lawyers of Fowler Rodriguez know where to bring the action, or where to seek to move an action in order to defend it. Our firm is experienced in the fields of jurisdiction, forum non conveniens and forum selection, and has done significant work on environmental disasters.

In addition, Fowler Rodriguez has represented both debtors and creditors in international bankruptcy proceedings, as well as bank and trading companies in trade and trade finance matters. The firm is frequently engaged in litigation involving letters of credit and bankers’ acceptances.



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Practice Areas

:: Admiralty and Maritime
:: Arbitration Proceedings
:: Banking and Financial Services
:: Business Counseling & Corporate Matters
:: Construction
:: Criminal Matters
:: Disaster Preparedness & Recovery
:: Energy Law
:: Entertainment Law
:: Environmental & Regulatory Compliance
:: Immigration & Naturalization Law
:: Insurance & Reinsurance
:: International Matters
:: Labor & Employment Law
:: Liability Defense
:: Litigation
:: Maritime Criminal Matters
:: Products Liability/Warranty/Redhibition Claims
:: Real Estate
:: Tax and Estate Planning
:: Torts
:: Transactions

 
         
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