Litigation and
Dispute Resolution

For Complex, High-Stakes Disputes

Our team approach to litigation gets results for our clients

Litigation is one of the most challenging aspects of legal practice, one that not every attorney is prepared to handle. Coolidge Wall's team of seasoned litigators have experience with all types of disputes: civil and administrative litigation, appeals, and even select criminal matters.

Our attorneys work closely with you to understand your goals and concerns during litigation in order to design a strategy focused on your priorities. We understand the financial burden litigation can bring and strive for cost-effective results in every case. We recognize the importance of excellent written work as well as the demands of courtroom appearances.

No stranger to trial or sitting first-chair

Our broad range of capabilities is a hallmark of our practice. And our litigation department is no exception. Our litigators are equipped to handle all of your business litigation needs as well as disputed personal matters.

Business disputes

Even the most comprehensive contracts are not immune from problems. When performance or payment issues make litigation necessary, our attorneys’ expertise with disputes involving contracts and business transactions can help protect your interests in court.

Zoning and land use

Disputes over zoning and land use, and other types of real estate litigation have a substantial effect on the value and usability of your property. Our attorneys have represented clients with land use disputes at every level in Ohio, including the Ohio Supreme Court.

Administrative cases

Administrative agencies continue to play a huge role in professional licensing, setting business standards, and resolving regulatory and commercial disputes. Our lawyers are well versed in the unique aspects of administrative law and in the particular nuances of individual state and federal agencies and boards.

Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) are commonly used dispute resolution methods, even in disputes involving tens of millions of dollars or injunctive relief. Our attorneys are experienced with and adept at using these tools to protect and promote our clients’ interests.

Appellate practice

Our team of attorneys includes experienced and effective appellate advocates. We can deploy these skills to represent you through trial and any subsequent appeals.


Sometimes creditors need to litigate to protect their rights during bankruptcy proceedings. We represent creditor businesses during bankruptcy and creditor workouts. Our expertise includes litigating complex adversarial proceedings.

Coolidge Wall can protect your rights during litigation

Litigation is in our blood. For more than 165 years, we’ve been representing corporations, non-profit companies, individuals and businesses of all sizes. Contact us and find out more about how we contribute to your success.

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