LITIGATION

Lucosky Brookman’s Litigation Group focuses on complex business, securities and commercial disputes. The Firm is committed to the representation of mid-sized and small companies, banks, private equity firms, venture funds, investment advisors, and individuals.

BUSINESS LITIGATION

The Firm litigates a wide variety of subject matters, including breach of contract, breach of purchase and sale agreements, breach of partnership agreements, shareholder disputes, disputes among members of limited liability companies, real estate contract and lease disputes, foreclosure disputes, breach of warranty actions, breach of promissory notes, breach of employment agreements, breach of non-compete agreements, and general commercial litigation.

INVESTOR LITIGATION

Our attorneys are equipped with a deep understanding of complex financial products, credit agreements, and the capital markets. Utilizing this expertise, Lucosky Brookman represents companies, funds and individuals in litigation arising from activist investment strategies, distressed investment scenarios, including insolvency and restructuring, inadequate disclosures, alleged securities laws violations, market manipulation, and other complex financial disputes.


The Firm has particular expertise in defending mid-sized and small companies against shareholder-initiated complaints in which investors request additional equity to compensate for capital losses experienced by the investor due to market downturn.

SECURITIES LITIGATION

The Firm litigates Securities Act and Exchange Act claims, fraud and non-disclosure cases under federal and blue-sky laws, corporate governance litigation, and insider trading disputes. We represent companies, directors, officers, banks, accountants, institutional investors, financial advisors and broker-dealers in federal and state courts throughout the country. The Firm represents issuers and boards of directors, as well as individuals, in administrative enforcement hearings, trials and appeals. We are retained to represent individuals in enforcement actions in industries ranging from health care and entertainment to pharmaceuticals and technology.

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

The Alternative Dispute Resolution practice of Lucosky Brookman offers clients a wide range of options to resolve disputes outside of the courts, including, but not limited to, arbitration and mediation. Our attorneys have over 30 years of experience representing clients before the American Arbitration Association and FINRA in a wide range of commercial and securities disputes including disputes involving securities fraud, brokerage churning and unsuitability claims, bankruptcy, construction, breach of contract, employment and real estate, among others. Our goal is to achieve the best, most efficient and cost-effective resolution of disputes for each client while, in appropriate cases, preserving client and counterparty confidentiality.

INSURANCE DEFENSE LITIGATION

The Insurance Defense Practice Group at Lucosky Brookman LLP provides legal advice and representation to insurance companies and self-insured corporations on insurance matters in New York and New Jersey.  Our attorneys have successfully litigated innumerable insurance matters ranging from complex high profile litigation to routine insurance coverage matters.  Our New York and New Jersey insurance lawyers are widely recognized for providing exceptional legal advice and representation. Our attorneys have built a reputation for providing uncompromising litigation services for some of the leading insurance companies.  The head of our Insurance Defense Practice Group has more than twenty-five years of legal experience. Whether an insurance matter involves a policy dispute, subrogation, or a reinsurance matter, our attorneys have the skill and experience to effectively negotiate settlements, handle arbitration, or bring a case to trial.  Our insurance coverage lawyers assist our clients in identifying and resolving coverage disputes as quickly and efficiently as possible. We have extensive experience handling matters involving a wide variety of first-party and third-party insurance coverage disputes, ranging from initial claims, through trial, and any necessary appeals.