Weintraub Tobin attorneys provide advice and guidance to clients to avoid litigation whenever possible. When litigation and dispute resolution are necessary, clients rely on us to get their disputes resolved.


We represent clients in arbitrations and mediation, and regularly use alternative dispute resolution techniques to resolve matters quickly. We determine how each particular matter fits into our clients overall business plans. Our services are tailored to be efficient, practical, and creative. The ultimate goal is to reach an early resolution of the matter with the most cost-effective result.


A mainstay of our practice is business litigation. We represent both local and national businesses — plaintiffs and defendants — in state and federal courts. We have a detailed history of success in litigation matters.

Antitrust and Unfair Competition

Our attorneys represent both plaintiffs and defendants in cases brought under federal antitrust laws, such as the Sherman Act and the Robinson-Patman Act, and state antitrust laws, such as the Cartwright Act and the Unfair Practices Act. We also handle state law unfair competition cases, such as the Unfair Competition Act and the False Advertising Act, and related business torts.

Business Disputes

Our business litigation attorneys represent individuals and businesses in the resolution of a broad range of disputes. We represent plaintiffs and defendants in both state and federal courts. We also represent our clients in arbitrations, mediations, and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Financial Institutions

Representing national banks, community banks and other financial institutions in litigation matters since 1978, our attorneys handle a broad range of litigation involving every facet of banking—retail operations, bank deposits and collections, lender liability, credit reporting, premises liability, and unfair competition, among other areas.


Our attorneys are experienced in matters that include the prosecution and defense of actions to establish responsible parties under state and federal law and actions to secure and/or allocate contribution of remediation costs and to recover damages. Our diverse representation includes, CERCLA and RCRA cleanup actions, environmental insurance coverage disputes, claims involving personal injuries from hazardous air emissions and groundwater contamination, professional negligence actions against environmental consultants, and cases brought under state and federal laws governing underground storage tanks (USTs), as well as CEQA compliance litigation.


Our attorneys represent a variety of insureds in construction defect, real property, business and tort claims. We also represent surety companies and their principals in construction and bond-related litigation. Our firm is experienced in assessing and litigating insurance coverage and bad faith claims.