The firm’s strength is in litigation and providing comprehensive litigation strategy and assessment up front. The firm has a proven track record in obtaining measurable results and verdicts for its clients in myriad of claims ranging from business and licensing disputes, toxic torts, construction disputes, vehicle and watercraft accidents, personal injury and insurance and bad faith disputes.
The firm has acted as counsel for Fortune 500 companies, businesses, and numerous insurers, insurance agents and brokers. The firm has specialized expertise in claims arising out of environmental clean-up cost-recovery litigation under both the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”) and the California Hazardous Substance Account Act (“HSAA”), including issues of public agency oversight through the “AB 2061” process, and issues of compliance with the National Contingency Plan (“NCP”). Each attorney at Shoecraft Burton is trained to be a litigation strategist to assist clients in effectively evaluating and resolving claims. By virtue of the firm’s appellate practice the attorneys are uniquely qualified to anticipate some of the common pit falls of trial lawyers that lack appellate training to ensure an appropriate record is created during the underlying litigation that will assist the client in obtaining its desired results.