BET THE COMPANY LITIGATION
Jimerson Birr provides steady counsel to businesses and individuals in matters where the survival of the company or an individual’s career of hard work hangs in the balance. Clients of Jimerson Birr’s “bet the company” litigation services are apt to acknowledge that a hallmark of our practice is executing a well-designed plan honed from the outset and focused on successfully trying each case that does not amicably resolve short of trial. By employing a trial-ready style, analyzing from a business-oriented approach, and examining cases from unorthodox viewpoints, we achieve favorable results for our clients. In the most complicated, high-pressure, high-stakes situations, we leverage our exceptional intuition, experience, creativity, and resolve to give our clients a critical edge.
There are times when businesses or people are faced with the fight of their lives; situations where there is no alternative beyond going to court and prevailing. Whether by choice, or if you were left with no choice, in those times where litigation looms heavy and a viable future depends upon victory, clients should not go to trial with inexperienced attorneys. Our “bet the company” attorneys are seasoned trial veterans who know how to run a case efficiently and present a winning argument. Jimerson Birr lawyers understand how to manage the pressure associated with leading numerous expert witnesses and attorneys, conducting complicated damage determinations, distilling complex governing laws, overcoming discovery problems, and many other civil procedure or substantive issues associated with high-stakes litigation. Then it comes to the courtroom, we are just as comfortable before a jury as we are with motions, pleadings, and briefs. We enjoy taking cases to trial, and our adversaries know this. The fact that we are willing to try cases often gives our lawyers a key edge in settlement negotiations.
“Bet the company” litigation is often highly complex and presents unique challenges. Each matter inevitably requires an in-depth analysis of risk and reward, complex discovery processing capabilities, multi-disciplinary litigation team management, and resiliency to overcome multi-party, multi-pronged attacks. With leadership, unified and motivated teams can solve extraordinary problems. Jimerson Birr’s “bet the company” services extend to all industries the firm represents, with historical focus on the matters that can cause a business to fail, such as:
- Class action litigation defense
- Multi-jurisdiction lawsuits
- Product liability issues
- Intellectual property protection
- Shareholder disputes and derivative litigation
- Industrial accidents
- Trade secret protection
- False Claims Act litigation
- Fraud and Fraud in the Inducement
- Unfair Competition and Restrictive Covenants
- Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA)
- Civil RICO
- Complex commercial litigation
- Joint venture litigation
- Criminal investigations
- Governmental investigations
Jimerson Birr is a premier law firm with a market-leading “bet the company” litigation practice that is tailored to the nuances of the industries we serve. Our teams have a global perspective and strong Florida roots. Our clients look to us to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, passion and creativity to resolve “bet the company” litigation challenges effectively and cost-efficiently.
We’re honored to work with some of the world’s most accomplished organizations and the leaders who drive them. We know that on any given day our clients are confronting competition, corporate advancement, risk management, process and product innovation, resource allocation, efficiency stewardship and talent oversight problems; some days all the above. When our clients place “bet the company” litigation matters with us, they enlist sets of broad shoulders that carry their burdens for them so that they no longer feel their weight. This deep business partnership will give us both an opportunity to be at our best.
We draw on the strength of our character and talents to deliver the best of our firm to every client through true collaboration. On those occasions where our client may be in the wrong, we help them become right. We don’t confuse effort with results, and we focus on the immutable, allied goals at all times. Partnership with Jimerson Birr on “bet the company” litigation matters means that you are not looking in any direction but ahead.
We live by our 7 Superior Service Commitments
- Conferring Client-Defined Value
- Efficient and Cost-Effective
- Delivering an Experience While Delivering Results
- Meaningful and Enduring Partnership
- Exceptional Communication Based Upon Listening
- Accountability to Goals
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