Areas of Practice
labor & employment
We offer our clients unique perspective and creative strategies for any labor and employment matter given years of experience handling cases on all sides of the spectrum: Employees. Employers. Insurance Companies. Our practice includes issues such as: Wage & Hour; Wrongful Termination; Sexual Harassment; Gender Discrimination; Race Discrimination; Age Discrimination; Disability Discrimination; FMLA Violations; and Federal and State Whistleblower Violations.
general liability & casualty
We have a reputation for providing aggressive representation for difficult general liability and casualty claims, including wrongful death claims, homeowners' liability, product failures, residential and commercial accidents, construction accidents, real property damage claims and other general liability occurrences.
More than a decade of trial experience in all facets of business litigation, including real property, construction litigation, contractual disputes, products liability, licensing and other business torts. If you are faced with a business dispute - whether relating to a contract, product or property - we have the knowledge and expertise to put you in the best position possible.
Valiant advises and represents a wide spectrum of US and London market insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries in all lines of insurance business and litigation, including property, professional liability, cyber, maritime, general liability, environmental, energy, and directors & officers (D&O) policies. Our firm's practice includes knowledge and experience relating to the different types of insurance policies, their interpretation and application.
LIABILITY & RISK
Whether you run a theater, recording studio, or an eCommerce website, all businesses need to minimize their legal liability and risk. Our lawyers will assess the structure of your operation, such as its physical or digital space, the types of products you sell, who your consumers are, what type of company you have filed under (LLC or Inc.), and so on. From there, we will tailor the right risk plan, complete with permit applications, insurance policies, and more, so you can worry less about liabilities and concentrate on growing your business.
Our team consists of class action attorneys that have represented clients concerning employment issues, wage and hour matters, breach of contract claims, fraud and misrepresentation, unfair trade practices and other business disputes.
The startup and small business marketplace is still a new and fierce frontier that requires legal advice from attorneys who are deeply entrenched in the particulars of venture financing. We offer a competitive advantage that can help you save money and make more of it in the long run. We’ve steered Fortune 500 companies and some of the largest private companies with a balance of legal, business, operational, and financial strategies that had clear execution and built-in problem-solving contingencies. Our direct approach is essential to any company looking to grow.
CONSUMER FINANCE LITIGATION
We are well versed in the myriad of statutes and regulations governing retail banking and consumer lending. We advise clients on a wide range of consumer protection laws, including:
Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA); Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA); Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA); Fair Housing Act (FHA); Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA); Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA); Truth in Lending Act (TILA); Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP); and Various state consumer fraud, lemon laws and anti-predatory lending laws.
Our real estate practice is broad and diversified. We represent developers, manufacturers, retailers, technology companies and investors in real estate transactions, ranging from commercial, retail and industrial leasing to purchase and sale transactions. We also have experienced real estate litigation and dispute resolution attorneys at your disposal.