Whenever possible, our lawyers work hard to find an equitable solution for our clients outside of the courtroom. Our business litigation team has an impressive track record of counseling clients on a wide range of complex litigation matters, including business disputes, real estate litigation, construction litigation, employment litigation and estate litigation.
Our attorneys’ common-sense approach to disputes includes creating and recognizing the opportunity to resolve issues before embarking on costly litigation. Whenever possible, our lawyers work hard to find an equitable solution for our clients outside of the courtroom.
When necessary, however, our trial lawyers have experience in both federal and state courts and arbitration to successfully support clients through a lawsuit, whether on behalf of the plaintiff or defendant. RRS clients rely on our lawyers’ intense legal expertise as well as our lawyers’ topnotch trial skills. We have built a reputation on fair yet powerful representation, earning the respect of both judges and our adversaries. Collectively, we believe our litigation team has the expertise and grit to make it the best in the business.
Clients regularly turn to our litigators to represent them in a variety of business disputes such as non-compete agreements, breach of fiduciary duty claims and other issues related to buy/sell agreements and shareholder/stockholder agreements. For example, Richards Rodriguez & Skeith has obtained favorable outcomes for a beneficiary and limited partner client in a complex family partnership dissolution action, as well as for a corporate client in a shareholder oppression and breach of fiduciary duty dispute.
Our construction lawyers have the technical industry knowledge and experience to support clients through construction disputes. Not only do our lawyers have real-world courtroom experience, they also are well versed in arbitration proceedings and the mediation process.
We counsel an array of clients such as general contractors, homebuilders, design professionals, homeowners and government entities.
Our firm’s estate litigators handle all aspects of probate, estate, trust and guardianship disputes, including will contests. We have a solid record of experience in resolving, settling, mediating and litigating issues related to breach of fiduciary duty, negligence and misappropriation, and interpretation of the terms of a will, as well as tortious interference claims. Having years of experience advocating before the Travis County Probate judges, we are uniquely positioned to navigate a lawsuit brought in Central Texas.
Richards Rodriguez & Skeith regularly represent clients in significant litigation involving environmental contamination. With decades of experience in counseling clients on the administrative governmental regulation of their business activities, our litigators have the industry knowledge to represent clients before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), as well as in federal and state court.
Real Estate Litigation
Our lawyers can help a growing business with purchasing, selling or leasing real estate, including negotiating the purchase agreement, ground lease, retail lease or warehouse lease. Whether a contract dispute, landlord/tenant dispute, eminent domain issue, deed restriction or a quite title action, our lawyers are well-equipped with the knowledge required to handle the unique issues that real estate presents.
Employment Law Litigation
Employment law covers everything from wage and hour matters to preventing discrimination, harassment and retaliation in the workplace. Richards Rodriguez & Skeith’s employment lawyers recognize the complexity of employment relationships and offer practical advice to achieve our clients’ objectives while reducing the risk of employment litigation.