General Civil Litigation Practice

Over the years, Davis & Ceriani has developed and refined a focused, disciplined and cost-effective approach to investigation, research, case management, trial preparation and trial. We have handled a variety of matters of all sizes, for both plaintiffs and defendants, in state court, federal court and in arbitration all over the country.

In addition to those listed below, our firm has acted as lead counsel in the following areas (click on the practice area for a more complete listing of covered claims/topics):


Business Litigation

  • Accounting claims
  • Books and records requests
  • Breach of bylaws
  • Breach of contract
  • Force Majeure
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Breach of operating agreement
  • Derivative claims
  • Distribution agreement disputes
  • Forced dissolution
  • Fraud
  • Receivership proceedings
  • Implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing
  • Misappropriation of business value, trade secrets and unfair competitio

General Civil Litigation

  • Collection/garnishment proceedings on behalf of creditors
  • Conspiracy
  • Contribution and indemnification
  • Declaratory judgment
  • Defamation
  • Local Counsel
  • Preliminary injunction
  • Professional negligence
  • Temporary restraining order (TRO)
  • Tortious interference
  • Unjust enrichment

Personal Injury

  • Car accident
  • Civil sexual assault
  • Dog bite
  • Intentional infliction of emotional distress
  • Loss of consortium
  • Negligence
  • Outrageous conduct
  • Wrongful death