Commercial Litigation | Corporate | Intellectual Property | Government Relations

Commercial Litigation

WKB’s attorneys have experience representing clients in a broad range of commercial litigation disputes in state and federal courts across the country as well as in various mediation and arbitration venues. Our approach takes great effort to advise clients on the optimal approach for success and collection given the amount in controversy, the cost of litigation, and the specific interests of the client.

  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Business torts
  • Financial services and securities litigation
  • Real Estate development or sale disputes
  • Construction or project development litigation
  • Corporate, shareholder or partnership disputes

Corporate

WKB offers services on the full spectrum of public and private mergers, acquisitions and private equity transactions of various sizes. We have experience in corporate structuring and reorganization as well as in equity and debt financing.  We routinely assist clients with corporate formation, governance and compliance issues.  In addition, we have broad experience advising clients in the negotiation and drafting of various commercial contracts including distribution, supply-chain, joint venture or franchise agreements.

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate restructuring and reorganization
  • Equity and debt financing
  • Private equity transactions
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Commercial contract negotiation and drafting

Intellectual Property

WKB has a robust intellectual property practice that provides comprehensive services with regard to the acquisition, commercialization, and protection of patents, trademarks, and copyrights both domestically and internationally. Our attorneys have long counseled clients on pre-litigation and enforcement of their IP rights, as well as defended them successfully in infringement suits or arbitral proceedings.

  • IP registration & protection
  • Licensing, assignment and other commercialization
  • Due diligence audits
  • Prior art searches & validity analyses
  • Intellectual property litigation

Government Relations

WKB attorneys represent clients in a wide range of matters related to government relations and public policy at all levels of the federal government. With a comprehensive understanding of the legislative process, our attorneys assist clients in developing strategies for promoting, defeating or providing input on upcoming legislation.

  • Energy and environment
  • Budget
  • Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Financial services
  • Transportation
  • Infrastructure
  • Congressional investigation and oversight
  • Homeland Security Policy