Our Litigation Group is prepared for any litigation, whether here in the Puget Sound area or in courts across the country. At the same time, we remember that litigation must be cost effective and solution driven.

The Litigation Group, chaired by William O. Kessler, has the experience and determination necessary in today’s tough litigation environment.

Litigation Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Breach of Contract
  • Business Torts
  • Employment Disputes
  • Securities Litigation
  • Business Breakup
  • Partnership Breakup
  • Business Closing
  • Liquidation
  • Shareholder Oppression
  • Shareholder Dispute
  • Business Dissolution
Real Estate Disputes

  • Purchase and Sale Disputes (RESPA)
  • Lease Agreements
  • Commercial & Mixed-Use Development
  • Construction Contracts
  • Adverse Possession Issues
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Land Use Litigation
  • Access and Easement Disputes
  • Tenant Unlawful Detainer/Evictions
  • Private covenant enforcement
  • HOA Disputes
Construction Disputes

  • Construction Defects
  • Materials and Workmanship Issues
  • Mechanic’s Lien and Bond Claims
  • Payment and Scope of Work Disputes
Trust and Estate Disputes

  • Fiduciary Duty Disputes
  • TEDRA Litigation
  • Disputes between Heirs
Employment Litigation Legal Services for Banks

The Beresford Booth Litigation Group includes the following lawyers: