Long Law Offices handles a wide range of cases in the San Francisco Bay Area. We litigate claims in both state and federal courts and also mediate and arbitrate claims through organizations such as the American Arbitration Association, JAMS, and ADR Services.
Real Estate Litigation
Prior real estate litigation cases include:
a suit to establish a prescriptive easement and recover damages and punitive damages after a 35-day jury trial,
a suit for professional negligence against an insurance broker and recovery of $250,000,
commercial lease litigation for tenants and landlords,
construction disputes between general contractors and subcontractors,
partition actions between heirs of a vineyard,
claims by a homeowner against a general contractor and design professionals regarding water damage,
quiet title disputes regarding easements and buyout rights,
a suit against a contractor and manufacturer for defective materials and breach of contract,
claims against residential sellers for nondisclosure of material facts,
a suit regarding defective design and construction of a hillside home foundation,
defense of a subcontractor on public works claims,
defense of commercial tenants regarding ADA claims,
and trial counsel regarding ADA claims and recovery of $600,000.
Trust and Estates Disputes
Prior trust and estates disputes include suits for breach of fiduciary duty, claims against a Trustee for financial elder abuse and recovery of $280,000, and petitions for removal of trustees and court approval of successor trustees.
Business and Corporate Litigation
Prior business and corporate litigation cases include suit for breach of a Stock Purchase Agreement and recovery of $500,000, arbitration claims against a computer manufacturer, defamation and fraud claims between competing foreign-language newspapers, fraud and breach of contract claims by buyers against sellers of commercial businesses, a suit against national banks and brokerage firm for unauthorized account withdrawals, a commission dispute on high technology company sales contracts, and claims including former employees accused of misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair business practices.
We offer a wide range of legal guidance and counsel, including legal advice to professional fiduciaries regarding trusts and estates and negotiation assistance regarding transactions and disputes. We have served as “Outside General Counsel” to a global job posting company, a manufacturing company, a food distribution company, an architecture firm, and a 501(c)(3) non-profit. We also offer advice regarding contracts and corporate issues, general business advice to contractors, counsel to Trustees of family trusts, contract negotiation advice, advice to high-technology founders and investors, and advice to buyers and sellers of real property.