A Variety of Expertise

Practice Areas

While WLE has experience representing clients in all areas of business law, we are particularly skilled practitioners in the following practice areas.

Administrative Law & Regulatory Disputes

Regulation is a fact of modern life. WLE helps all types of clients to comply with applicable regulations and to resolve their disputes with administrative and regulatory agencies.

Admiralty & Maritime

Living, working, and enjoying the ocean and our waterfront is part of the Southern California lifestyle. For more than 50 years, our lawyers have advised and represented clients on admiralty and maritime law matters.

Antitrust & Unfair Competition

Free enterprise is the cornerstone of our economy and unfair competition harms consumers, businesses, industries, and communities. Since our inception, we’ve represented clients in antitrust and unfair competition matters.

Business & Complex Civil Litigation

We work to avoid litigation whenever possible. When necessary, we go to court. We are aggressive and exceptionally effective advocates. We resolve simple and complex disputes as expeditiously as possible, while achieving the best results for our clients.

Business Governance & Shareholder Disputes

Our clients call on us to help resolve shareholder disputes and other inter-company conflicts. We work with our clients to resolve these matters quickly and cost-effectively, allowing them to resume their day-to-day operations as expeditiously as possible.

Employment Litigation & Counseling

Employment regulations impact all of us. We work with our clients to resolve employment issues and disputes expeditiously and to minimize workplace disruptions.

Real Estate Litigation & Transactions

We’ve built our real estate practice around the transactional and litigation needs of our clients, representing a variety of owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers in all types of real estate deals and disputes.

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