Practice Areas

Business Litigation
Our commercial litigation lawyers have extensive experience in business law and the various types of legal issues that may occur with any business relationship. Our scope and expertise in fact mirrors the multitude of legal scenarios that may potentially occur in a business environment. Read more...

Employment Law & Litigation
Our attorneys advise both employers and employees on a wide range of day-to-day employment matters, addressing workplace and employment issues. When employment claims arise, Adkisson Pitet LLP counsels our clients with the goal of resolving claims reasonably, quickly and effectively.  When claims cannot be resolved, our experienced litigators represent employers in litigation involving … Read more …

Intellectual Property Litigation
Adkisson Pitet LLP offers exceptional capabilities in effectively prosecuting and defending intellectual property-related claims in federal and state courts.  Our attorneys understand the critical value of your intellectual property assets and diligently pursue all avenues of protection. 

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
Adkisson Pitet LLP has a history of successful prosecution of insurance coverage and bad faith matters.  Our extensive trial experience -- and our confidence with the dynamics of trials -- enables us to negotiate from a position of strength, and to obtain excellent results for our clients. We represents plaintiffs in a wide range of insurance coverage and bad faith matters, including ... Read more…

Writs & Appeals
Our litigation lawyers also have extensive experience handling appeals in state and federal appellate courts all over the United States. Our lawyers also have equal facility and experience in environmental and criminal law, having obtained both traditional and administrative writs of mandate in numerous areas of legal specialization.

The firm practices in the area of Anti-SLAPP, including the prosecution and defense of Anti-SLAPP motions in appropriate cases. The firm has experience in the area of Anti-SLAPP litigation. Jay Adkisson was an American Bar Association Section Adviser to the drafting committee of the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act and has drafted numerous articles on the subject of Anti-SLAPP motions.

Adkisson Pitet LLP offers decades of expertise in creditor rights, debtor defense, and other post-judgment enforcement activity.  We represent creditors in remedies such as writs of execution, garnishments, levies, assignment orders, receivers, creditor suits, and debtor examinations, When representing debtors, defenses typically involve exemptions or third-party claims of ownership.  The firm represents both individuals and business entities, and handles both secured and unsecured claims. 

Captive Insurance
As an attractive alternative to commercial insurance and traditional risk financing, captive insurance allows businesses options to in effective risk and cost management. Adkisson Pitet LLP has extensive expertise in advising clients in the formation and development of domestic and off-shore captive insurance companies.  Jay Adkisson is a recognized expert in this field, having authored the book Adkisson's Captive Insurance Companies

Government Investigations & White Collar Defense
Adkisson Pitet LLP represents individuals and businesses under investigation, as well as companies conducting internal investigations.  Our clients include defendants, targets, and witnesses in federal and state criminal and civil investigations and prosecutions conducted by the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Protection Financial Bureau, federal and California Environmental Protection Agency, and municipal police departments.  Read more…

Corporate & Business Law
We have broad experience in general corporate and business law for private and public companies.  Our areas of expertise, advice, and counseling include: Read more...

Estate Planning
Adkisson Pitet LLP’s estate planning services are individually tailored to each client's specific situation, with an emphasis on high-net-worth individuals with an average net worth of $25-750 million. These clients typically have complicated estates with large asset holdings, including residential and commercial real estate, closely-held businesses, and diversified investments in financial instruments.

Tax Controversy/Litigation
Adkisson Pitet LLP represents clients in tax audits and disputes before the IRS, Franchise Tax Board of California, and the State Board of Equalization. We have effectively resolved cases for individuals and businesses who were facing assessments from $100,000 to over $2 million. Our cases typically involve complex matters such as ... Read more ...