Carpenter Lipps and Leland's healthcare litigation practice involves the representation of large commercial clients in a variety of areas and venues, including before various state and federal courts and arbitration panels across the country. In this regard, the Firm has successfully prosecuted and defended numerous commercial matters on behalf of healthcare companies, including, but not limited to, contract disputes with providers and patients, joint venture and asset purchase agreements, employment matters, and enforcement of non-competition and trade secret non-disclosure agreements. The Firm also has extensive experience in state procurement matters, including, but not limited to, those involving the award of State contracts for the provision of healthcare services to State employees and/or recipients of other government sponsored programs.
Manufacturing, Marketing and Franchise Litigation
Carpenter Lipps and Leland provides litigation and counseling work throughout the United States for manufacturers' products groups, risk management, trade and regulatory, general litigation, and environmental practices. We have consulted with these manufacturing clients on marketing and pricing strategies subsequently implemented by them.
We have been involved in suits alleging violations of various state statutes including automobile dealer, title branding, lemon law arbitration board, and odometer rollback statutes. In addition to commercial litigation, we have successfully handled hundreds of products liability cases in numerous states. Our experience in this regard includes defending air bag, seat belt, seat, side impact, fuel system, steering, brake, and crash worthiness claims. We also have dealt with claims in which the vehicle at issue was subject to a recall campaign.
Products Liability Litigation
Carpenter Lipps and Leland defends manufacturers nationwide of a variety of products, from industrial tools to motorcycles to automobiles, in litigation asserting negligence, products liability, and breach of warranty claims. The Firm's attorneys have specialized expertise in the automotive arena, defending automotive manufacturers nationwide in incidents involving a range of scenarios, including collisions, rollovers, and fires, as well as Lemon Law allegations. The attorneys have also acted as National Counsel for automotive manufacturers in pattern litigation in cases pending across the United States, including Puerto Rico.
Professional Liability Litigation
Carpenter Lipps and Leland LLP represents physicians, medical facilities and other medical professionals in medical malpractice actions. Our professional liability practice group has extensive experience at all stages of medical malpractice litigation, including trying numerous medical malpractice cases.
Real Estate/Construction Litigation
Carpenter Lipps and Leland's collegiate sports law practice assists colleges and universities in issues related to NCAA compliance matters, eligibility concerns, and infractions cases. Our Firm has extensive knowledge of NCAA processes and issues as well as significant litigation experience defending educational institutions in a variety of areas including Title IX, compliance, employment matters, construction and real estate.
White Collar Criminal Defense
Carpenter Lipps and Leland handles white collar criminal defense for individuals and corporations accused of such crimes as fraud, ponzi schemes, insider trading, embezzlement, wire fraud, money laundering, identity theft and forgery. The Firm's white collar criminal practice also involves defending against complex conspiracy and racketeering allegations. The Firm also provides general criminal practice experience at the trial and appellate level in both state and federal courts, including death penalty litigation.