Litigation

BUSINESS & CIVIL LITIGATION

Landsberg Law attorneys represent a variety of parties in general business and civil litigation matters. We are experienced in handling defense of foreclosure actions and guaranty claims, contractual disputes, including purchase and sale agreements, partnership disputes, litigation concerning agreements with suppliers, vendors, customers and distributors, claims based upon fraud and misrepresentation, and general business disputes. We represent clients in civil actions for personal injury claims, including wrongful death, enforcement of judgment and collection proceedings. The firm has litigated cases involving business torts, unfair and deceptive business practice claims, shareholder derivative suits, corporate governance disputes and breach of fiduciary duty claims.

 

REAL ESTATE

Landsberg Law represents business and real estate owners in commercial and residential real estate disputes involving all aspects of business and real estate, including partnership disputes, tenant in common disputes, easements, adverse possession, pre-judgment remedies, such as writs of attachment, receiverships and injunctions. Our attorneys have defended millions in lender guaranty claims brought against its clients. We routinely represent:

  • Commercial landlords with lease disputes involving claims for breaches of lease, tenant defaults, guaranty litigation and other commercial landlord tenant disputes.
  • Borrowers and guarantors in defending against national mortgage lenders and servicers in foreclosures, collections, bankruptcy and litigation for violation of foreclosure statutes, fraud and unfair business practices.
  • Individuals and businesses in breach of purchase agreements, claims based upon personal guarantees, lender and financing disputes, lender liability claims, and other torts in connection with the sale, purchase, ownership, investment and development of commercial and residential real estate.
  • Real estate agents, brokers, mortgage companies, and brokerage firms in connection with purchase and sale agreements, non-disclosure litigation, and breach of fiduciary duty claims.

 

PROBATE & TRUST

When adversarial issues impact trust and estate matters, we provide our clients with the security of knowing their interests will be expertly managed. The firm’s experience includes representing fiduciaries and heirs in litigation concerning wills, trusts, suits to enforce the terms of a trust, challenges to the administration of a trust, actions to determine the interest of beneficiaries, challenges to, or defense of, accountings, and elder abuse claims.

 

LANDLORD REPRESENTATION

Our attorneys have litigated a variety of cases for shopping center, office building and industrial building owners, including unlawful detainers, lease disputes, prescriptive easement rights and claims made under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The firm has represented landlords nationwide in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases that have helped enforce landlord lease rights, including without limits, use exclusivity, radius and cure rights, in both asset sales and reorganizations. Cases involved such national credit retail tenants as Kmart, Hometown Buffet, Hollywood Video, Linens ‘N Things, Mervyn’s, Bally’s, Circuit City, Anchor Blue, KB Toys, Radio Shack and Fresh ‘n Easy.

 

BANKRUPTCY

Landsberg attorneys have prosecuted and defended numerous claims and actions in disputes arising from distressed and bankrupt companies. From debtor-in-possession financing to business valuation and bankruptcy plans, our attorneys have the financial acumen to handle complicated insolvency issues.