Litigation and Crisis Law

Lawyers you can trust to handle tough situations

MM&G provides counsel in all aspects of litigation and alternative dispute resolution including business and commercial disputes, construction disputes, real estate disputes, and employment disputes.

Learn more about our approach to litigation and dispute resolution:

Litigation | Crisis Management | Construction & Real Estate | Employment Disputes


We work diligently to help our clients protect themselves from a lawsuit, from hiring and human resources practices to contract writing and intellectual property protection. However, there are circumstances when business disputes head to trial. When litigation arises, we are ready to help our clients through the process. 

Moomaw Mesirow & Godfrey, LLP represents clients in all aspects of business litigation. We pride ourselves on our familiarity with each of our client’s individual circumstances and histories. This knowledge is key to attaining the goal of all our litigation endeavors: obtaining the results that are successful to you, based your business’s needs.

Our areas of practice include: 

  • Business and commercial disputes
  • Employment disputes
  • Insurance defense
  • Construction disputes
  • Real estate disputes
  • Intellectual property and licensing disputes

We are licensed to try cases in:

  • Oregon courts
  • Washington courts
  • The United States Federal Courts

Crisis Management

Moomaw Mesirow & Godfrey serves both business owners and legal teams with crisis management services. Our work includes assisting legal teams with managing sudden, complicated disputes at risk of or heading to litigation. We also assist our business clients with crisis situations that require a rapid and comprehensive response.

When a crisis strikes a business owner or business, we offer expert counsel to help anticipate unwelcome surprises. We have assisted clients with a variety of crises, including:

  • Business disputes
  • Employment disputes
  • Administrative investigations
  • Audits

We work aggressively and diligently to resolve crises so that our clients can once again devote their full attention to the day-to-day operation of their businesses.

Construction and Real Estate Disputes

The trial attorneys at Moomaw, Mesirow & Godfrey have experience preparing, presenting, and defending construction and real estate disputes, including claims involving:


  • Liability for delay
  • Termination for default
  • Change orders
  • Bidding and award disputes
  • Protests, labor, lost productivity
  • Cost escalation
  • Construction failures
  • Warranties
  • Insurance claims
  • Mechanics’ liens
  • Purchase and sale disputes
  • Title and boundary disputes
  • Easement disputes
  • Partition actions
  • Environmental contamination matters
  • Judicial and non-judicial foreclosure actions
  • Commercial landlord/tenant disputes

Employment Disputes

MM&G has litigated a variety of employment matters and we take an aggressive position to protect the rights of business owners. Our trial and business attorneys work together to ensure that our business clients comply with the complex array of local, state, and federal laws, while limiting their exposure to liability. We work one on one with our clients, including cases regarding:


  • Non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements
  • Wage and hour claims
  • Employment discrimination
  • Wrongful termination claims
  • Personnel policy disputes