Litigation in the Commonwealth and Federal courts and administrative government agencies.
Litigation is at the core of JGL practice. For over 50 years, our local and international clients have trusted JGL due to our excellent reputation in counseling and solving disputes in the most comprehensive, expeditious, and cost-effective manner possible. We firmly believe that an early assessment of the issues involved, and our ability to litigate successfully, if necessary, often leads to solutions outside the courtroom. We also counsel our clients to consider other approaches or use different forms of alternate dispute resolution when appropriate.
The scope of matters handled by the Civil and Commercial Litigation attorneys include:
- Administrative Proceedings
- Apellate-State and Federal
- Asbestos Litigation
- Certificates of Convenience and Necessity
- Class actions
- Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks
- Distribution, Franchising and Licensing litigation
- Health Law
- Insurance Defense
- Labor and Employment
- Mass Tort Litigation
- Medical Malpractice
- Multi District Litigation (MDL)
- Oil Pollution
- Regulated Markets
- Tobacco Litigation
- Personal Injury
- Products Liability
- Property Damage and Loss
- Civil RICO
The Firm has extensive experience in handling complex litigation. Examples of complex, multidistrict, mass tort litigation in which our office has participated are: the Dupont Plaza Hotel Fire Litigation; Rio Piedras Gas Pipeline Explosion Litigation; Tobacco Class Action Litigation; Benlate Litigation; the Morris J. Berman Oil Spill Litigation; the Capeco Refinery Explosion Litigation; the Puerto Rican Multi-District Cabotage Antitrust Litigation; and the Caribbean Fantasy Fire Litigation.
At JGL, litigation is managed with a team approach, ensuring that the right attorney, with the proper expertise and experience, is assigned to each case and task. The team approach includes our clients and consultants to facilitate understanding all areas of the controversy to achieve a rapid and effective solution to the problem.