WHITE COLLAR LITIGATION & GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATIONS
Our lawyers have extensive experience representing clients in all phases of white collar criminal matters, as well as civil and state and federal regulatory matters with fraud or criminal aspects. We have represented targets and witnesses in Department of Justice Antitrust investigations of price fixing, FDIC actions involving banking and mortgage violations, grand jury investigations of election fraud and political corruption, SEC investigations and prosecutions of securities and investment fraud, and federal investigations of healthcare fraud. We have also handled corporate internal investigations of compliance with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and product safety regulations.
CATASTROPHIC INJURIES / WRONGFUL DEATH
Compassionate commitment to our clients and their families and forceful advocacy to securing justice sets Andrade Gonzalez apart. Our lawyers are highly-skilled advocates, educated at the best law schools, and hand-picked from the most prestigious law firms. We help our clients navigate the difficult and sensitive issues they face after catastrophic events while pursuing justice. Every client will benefit from the Firm’s client focused approach and extensive tort litigation experience.
Due to a selective process, we cannot take on every catastrophic injury case. If we cannot assist, Andrade Gonzalez LLP is ready to help you find someone who can.
Hernandez family files civil suit over hit-and-run death of Ventura teen
EMPLOYMENT CLASS ACTIONS AND WRONGFUL TERMINATION
Andrade Gonzalez has long been an advocate for fairness and equality in the workplace. In class actions and single plaintiff cases, our attorneys have fought for clients who stood up against unfair working environments, including wrongful and constructive termination, retaliation, unpaid wages, and labor code violations. Our highly-skilled attorneys, who were educated at the best law schools and hand-picked from the most prestigious law firms, are forceful advocates for employees’ rights.
Due to a selective process, we cannot take on every case. If we cannot assist, Andrade Gonzalez LLP is ready to help you find someone who can.
Andrade Gonzalez LLP has the creativity, flexibility, and depth of experience to represent its clients successfully in all types of commercial disputes. From billion dollar antitrust litigation to multimillion-dollar cases involving breach of contract, fraud, unfair business practices, intellectual property rights, and theft of trade secrets, the firm has delivered numerous wins to clients across different industries in hundreds of cases in state and federal courts and before numerous administrative agencies.
COMPLEX TORT LITIGATION
Andrade Gonzalez LLP has handled numerous complex and high-stakes tort litigation matters involving a wide range of products and industries, including injuries from the use of industrial manufacturing equipment, building materials and chemicals, commercial construction sites and scaffolding, and motor vehicles. Our attorneys have defended and managed mass tort cases, and have the expertise, capacity, and relationships to serve as national and regional coordinating counsel. In every case, the firm leverages its creativity, flexibility, and experience in designing a litigation plan that uses narrowly focused discovery and targeted motions to defeat or limit the scope of claims, and create an early pathway toward resolution.
Andrade Gonzalez LLP attorneys have broad experience representing corporate, governmental, and individual policyholders in complex coverage disputes with their insurance carriers. The firm's Insurance Recovery Practice has recovered millions for its clients from across numerous industries, including aerospace, chemical manufacturing, financial, and healthcare, Superfund site litigation, soil and groundwater contamination, asbestos and other toxic injuries, mass torts, financial dealings of directors and officers, and tort liability for school districts.
Andrade Gonzalez LLP attorneys have a long history of successfully representing Fortune 100 corporations, public entities, and individuals in intellectual property disputes involving copyright infringement, misappropriation, and counterfeiting. Having served as lead counsel to manufacturers, retailers, software companies, and public entities in intellectual property actions throughout the country, the firm has the skills and experience to protect its clients’ ability to innovate and compete while avoiding the common traps that often make these matters overly expensive to litigate.
Andrade Gonzalez LLP attorneys have helped Fortune 100 corporations, mid-size companies, and high net worth business owners resolve a wide range of employment disputes, including allegations of wage and hour violations, discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, retaliation, defamation, OSHA violations, covenants not to compete, theft of trade secrets, and whistleblower actions. In addition to having extensive experience in state and federal courts and in private arbitrations, the firm’s attorneys have also helped clients negotiate sensitive EEOC investigations and executive employment contract issues.
APPEALS AND WRITS
Andrade Gonzalez LLP has successfully briefed, and argued numerous appeals and writs to the California Courts of Appeal, the Ninth Circuit, and both the California and the United States Supreme Court. With extensive experience in helping clients either seek relief from a bad underlying decision or protect that solid trial court result, Andrade Gonzalez LLP is ready to assist with every aspect of the appellate process.
PUBLIC ENTITY LAW
Andrade Gonzalez LLP’s attorneys have established a recognized strength and expertise in the representation of governmental entities, including school districts, and county and city authorities. The firm has provided high quality, results-oriented, and cost-effective representation in a wide scope of practice areas, including handling complex tort litigation, insurance coverage, intellectual property rights, First Amendment, public records act requests, State budget and funding disputes, and the Constitutionality of governmental programs.
Andrade Gonzalez LLP’s lawyers regularly represent clients in licensing, enforcement, investigative and adversarial proceedings before State and federal governmental agencies, including the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the California Fair Political Practices Commission, the California Department of Real Estate, the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office, the Occupational Licensing Branch of the Department of Motor Vehicles, California New Motor Vehicle Board, and the California Department of Consumer Affairs.
Andrade Gonzalez attorneys have represented clients in a broad spectrum of real estate related matters, including environmental matters, broker liability (i.e., breach of contract and fiduciary duty), Commercial Landlord Tenant disputes, and commercial purchase and sales agreement litigation.