Arbitration, Mediation And ADR Procedures

SFMS considers the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) an integral part of the practice of law and our advice to clients. SFMS lawyers have a broad range of ADR experience in the fields of domestic and international arbitration, direct negotiation, mediation and other customized ADR options, including dispute review boards, med-arbs, mini-trials, private judging and summary jury trials. Read more about our Alternative Dispute Resolution practice...

Antitrust, Competition And Trade Regulation

SFMS has broad experience in dealing with the complex legal and economic issues that antitrust and trade regulation questions can present. We offer clients significant litigation and counseling experience in virtually all aspects of antitrust and trade regulation litigation. Our lawyers have successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in major civil antitrust matters throughout the United States. Read more about our Antitrust and Trade Regulation practice...

Representative And Collective Litigation

SFMS has a broad range of experience in representing clients in class action and other representative/collective litigation. The attorneys at SFMS have been appointed lead counsel in scores of class action and similar cases, and the courts that have appointed SFMS in such litigation have consistently recognized the excellence and zeal of the representation provided by SFMS in such engagements. Read more about our Class Action Litigation practice...

Commercial And Complex Litigation

SFMS has wide experience in commercial litigation matters, including contract disputes, partnership disputes, business torts and franchising disputes. We handle commercial disputes via traditional hourly billing arrangements and increasingly on a contingent fee basis. Read more about our Commercial Litigation practice...

Business Counseling And Corporate Transactions

SFMS has extensive experience counseling its business clients in a variety of matters, from formation, contracts and agreements to major transactions and offerings. Our multi-disciplinary approach ensures that SFMS provides high-quality, cost-effective representation to clients. Read more about our Corporate and Business Counseling practice...

Employee Benefits And Fiduciary Compliance

SFMS handles a variety of employee benefits and fiduciary litigation, as well as compliance issues, chiefly under the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. SFMS attorneys have represented employee benefit plan fiduciaries, including plan trustees, as plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of cases. Read more about our Employee Benefits and Fiduciary Compliance practice...

False Claims, Whistleblower And Qui Tam Claims

SFMS has broad experience in handling legal issues related to false claims, whistleblower and qui tam cases under the federal False Claims Act and similar state laws. We assist whistleblowers in claiming their share of the government's recovery and seeking justice for retaliation. Read more about our False Claims, Whistleblower and Qui Tam Claims practice...

Insurance Coverage And Practice

SFMS has significant experience related to insurance coverage and practices, negotiating and litigating with many major U.S. insurance companies other international insurers. SFMS attorneys have litigated disputes involving every type of insurance policy and practice patterns. Read more about our work with Insurance Coverage and Practice...

Intellectual Property

SFMS provides an array of legal services in the areas of patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, outsourcing, software, technology, restrictive covenants and franchise law. These services include obtaining protection, registrations, amendments and renewals with respect to intellectual property. SFMS also counsels its clients on licensing, marketing, distribution and other commercial transactions regarding products, services and technologies protected under international, federal, state and local intellectual property laws. Read more about our Intellectual Property practice...

Labor And Employment Law

SFMS has a significant practice in the field of labor and employment matters, ranging from collective bargaining, wage and hour violations and labor-management relations to class actions and individual lawsuits involving employment discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation or termination. The firm has represented individuals, companies, governmental entities and other employers, as well as labor organizations. Read more about our Labor and Employment Law practice...

Securities Regulation And Corporate Governance

SFMS has represented a variety of private and public entities, including institutional and other investors, investment managers, hedge funds, and public and private pension funds, as well as private companies, officers and directors, and labor organizations in regulatory proceedings, investigations and securities fraud litigation, including class action litigations and arbitrations. Read more about our Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance practice...

Private Client Services

On behalf of existing clients and select individuals, our legal team draws on decades of diverse legal experience to address personal legal matters such as divorce, real estate transactions, tax and estate planning, trust and estate administration, insurance claims and civil disputes. Read more about our Private Client Services...

SFMS maintains offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, England. Contact us to arrange a consultation about your legal matter.