John has a diverse litigation practice encompassing the issues vital to business in the West. John's practice is in the commercial litigation, managing and trying complex cases. His practice has emphasized condemnation and real property, water rights, NEPA and environmental issues, and business disputes. In addition, John handles insurance coverage and bad faith litigation matters, asbestos defense, and other complex litigation. John's broad base of experience has given him the opportunity to try a number of jury and non-jury trials, arbitrations, and other evidentiary disputes, and to use many alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to resolve litigation when appropriate. John is also serving his second tenure as the Litigation Practice Group Leader at RC&A.
John has extensive litigation experience in resolving disputes for businesses ranging from breach of contract claims and defense of products liability claims, to claims arising from industrial accidents and operations, to claims arising from corporate transactions and real estate deals. Other cases have involved franchise issues, copyright and trademark and patent issues, antitrust issues, and trade secrets. John has been involved in corporate and partnership disputes, board and trustee disputes, class actions and collective actions, Ponzi schemes, and fraud.
Articles in the National Law Review database by John C. Lemaster