Our office handles matters at both the trial level and appellate level for various clients. We have litigated in state and federal courts in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire and the United States Virgin Islands. We have experience in a wide range of diverse areas, including environmental matters, contract disputes, products liability claims, indemnification, breach of contract, land use matters, regulatory enforcement, condemnation, sexual assault, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, employment contracts, architectural malpractice, real estate broker malpractice, attorney malpractice, medical malpractice and defamation.
We understand and appreciate the court system and draw upon the many years of collective experience to formulate an aggressive and efficient strategy designed to bring about swift and successful results. The firm prides itself upon being doggedly relentless and creative in approaching any type of litigation. We take a proactive approach to resolving litigation through aggressive discovery and motion practice. We also believe the key to minimizing litigation costs is to integrate capable and qualified mediators into the earliest stages of litigation.
Community Association Law
We represent the interests of community associations and their memberships throughout New Jersey to address the legal issues unique to condominium, townhouse, and homeowner communities. Our firm provides legal counsel and services to associations in transition and litigating against the developer, to collection of maintenance fees and special assessments, participating in alternative dispute resolutions, aiding with the enforcement of rules and regulations, reviewing and revising governing documents, reviewing management and maintenance contracts, addressing employment situations, reviewing, advising on insurance policies, and assisting with the compliance of environmental statutes and regulations.
As statutes, regulations and the common law evolve, the Law Offices of Paul Leodori, P.C. stays abreast of these developments. More and more Americans find themselves living in community associations and the firm welcomes the opportunity to assist all involved with a full range of legal services.
We provide legal counsel to individuals and businesses about complying with various federal, state and local environmental statutes, regulations and ordinances. As more and more environmental oversight comes to bear upon those conducting business or simply using their own private property, our firm can assist in addressing problems before they develop or provide guidance in a way to bring about resolution in the event circumstances develop and the governmental enforcement mechanism becomes activated.
The contamination of soil and groundwater not only impacts the environment it can drive a business into bankruptcy due to the costs of cleanup. The Law Offices of Paul Leodori, P.C. is capable of assisting property owners in situations where contamination may arise from third parties and/or in those situations where the contamination has been ongoing for decades. The encroachment upon wetlands and/or the impacts of dam ownership are areas which can cause financial stress to property owners. Consulting with the Law Offices of Paul Leodori, P.C. can help to eliminate or minimize future liabilities.
Insurance Coverage and Defense
Our office has provided legal counsel on a wide range of insurance coverage issues involving Fortune 500 and other small companies throughout the United States. Our attorneys have served as coverage counsel to various major insurance carriers relative to a wide range of complex issues involving commercial general liability, directors and officers, errors and omissions and professional liability policies. We have also successfully litigated insurance matters in both state and federal courts in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire and the United States Virgin Islands involving environmental, asbestos, toxic tort, sexual discrimination, age discrimination, ERISA, products liability, pharmaceutical, first party property and bad faith claims.
The Law Offices of Paul Leodori, P.C. has experience in handling matters related to individuals and commercial enterprises whose property is sought by a governmental entity. This area of the law has recently undergone significant changes, in large part due to the United States Supreme Court. Nevertheless, some of the fundamental issues which plague property owners still exist and the Law Offices of Paul Leodori, P.C. works at both protecting the constitutional rights of property owners and maximizing their just compensation to the extent their property is ultimately impacted.