The possibility of litigation is an issue with which all businesses must contend, particularly in a challenging and uncertain economy. Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi's Litigation Group understands the need to find real business solutions to business problems in a manner that promotes the prompt resolution of issues without costly or protracted litigation. This goal is paramount in the strategies that we develop with our clients. When necessary, however, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi's Litigation Group is also prepared to pursue our clients' interests zealously through litigation.

For more than 40 years, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi has prided itself on having the skills, resources, trial experience and business acumen to handle each case in the most effective manner possible. We work with clients to ascertain their goals and objectives and partner with them to reach those goals.

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi’s Litigation Group is comprised of experienced attorneys who have successfully represented a broad spectrum of clients in a multitude of cases and proceedings. We regularly litigate in federal and state trial level and appellate courts, before administrative agencies and in alternative dispute resolution forums such as arbitration and mediation. Of course, while our attorneys take pride in their courtroom skills and extensive experience, we also work to avoid litigation through counseling, strategic planning and pre-litigation negotiation. Our Group is regarded as one of the leading commercial litigation practices both nationally and in New Jersey, earning top honors in both Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and the "Best Law Firms" rankings published by U.S. News and Best Lawyers.

From the most complex commercial disputes that require a commitment of substantial firm resources, to straightforward contract cases that benefit from practical and efficient advice and direction, our Litigation Group provides effective representation in a broad extensive range of substantive areas, including:

  • Appellate Law
  • Banking Litigation
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporation and Partnership Disputes
  • Construction and Surety Litigation
  • Director and Officer Liability
  • Employment Law and Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Land Use and Condemnation Proceedings
  • Product Liability and Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice Defense
  • Real Estate and Title Litigation
  • Securities Law and Litigation
  • White Collar Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations
  • Will and Estate Disputes