The firm’s litigation practice emphasizes cost-sensitive, result-oriented client representation through all stages of litigation before the California and Federal courts, and advocacy before governmental agencies and administrative tribunals.  The firm can handle litigation that ranges from small disputes between two individuals to class actions that involve hundreds or thousands of plaintiffs and multiple defendants.  Depending on the nature of the dispute, the firm will provide the appropriate level of resources to match the nature and amount in controversy. The firm’s attorneys have extensive mediation and arbitration experience with alternative dispute resolution providers JAMS, ADR Services and AAA.  The firm’s litigators have acted as Cumis counsel, co-counsel and expert witnesses.  The partners have authored legal treatises, served on myriad continuing legal education panels, volunteered on real estate related boards and committees, published trade related legal articles and held legal seminars at real estate brokerages throughout the bay area.