Premier Litigation Attorneys. Premier Clients.
At Thomas Whitelaw, we believe the best way to achieve results is by pouring ourselves into each case. Every client requires unique approaches tailored to their needs. Our lawyers have decades of combined experience in the legal system and have served clients throughout California in areas of real estate, intellectual property law, and commercial litigation.
From Litigation To Transactions, We Are Prepared For Your Case
As seasoned litigators, each partner has ten or more years of experience in various courts. We pride ourselves in coming from diverse disciplines and legal backgrounds, which helps us provide informed representation in a variety of case types.
The firm’s attorneys draw upon their business, technology, real estate, and engineering backgrounds to quickly and comprehensively develop a litigation strategy. Depending on the situation, the practice may employ litigation techniques to prevent business conflicts from escalating or to effectively and rapidly reach a solution. The firm employs mediation and other alternative dispute resolutions when prudent to negotiate innovative settlements that achieve the best results for our clients.
The firm’s corporate and transactional work spans various business and real estate issues and is a core competency of the practice. From structuring, negotiating and documenting transactions to providing counsel on strategic alliances and joint ventures, Thomas Whitelaw attorneys possess extensive experience with transactions such as acquisitions, real estate development, financing, as well as contracts and other complex business issues.
Committed to a Higher Level of Client-Centric Legal Services
Every client deserves the best of service. We deliver that in several ways. Our state-of-the-art hardware and software also allow for a smoother administrative system and, therefore a more cost-effective service. Cutting-edge innovation also ensures the utmost security in the form of encryption, firewalls and other safekeeping techniques.
Our firm stresses good relationships. Due to our work in maintaining connections, many of our clients return for additional legal advice and representation. Furthermore, we like to keep a network of relationships with other firms. When handling high-stakes cases, the more resources you have, the better chance you have at success.
See the following bios for more information on our team’s background and experience:
- Joseph E. Thomas
- James M. Whitelaw
- William J. Kolegraff
- Paul F. Rafferty
- William S. Sanderson
- Michael D. Martello
- Susan M. Rutten
- Grant Thomas
- Jack Williams IV
- Tierra Mendiola
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