Litigation & Investigations

Our litigation and investigations team excels at providing proactive and strategic counsel that incorporates the firm’s extensive industry knowledge with client-focused trial and appellate litigation strategies.

Van Ness Feldman has decades of experience handling a wide variety of matters, including internal investigations, government investigations, and  litigating complex cases encompassing a number of distinct disciplines including energy, environment, natural resource, real estate, land use, commercial, and general litigation matters. 

Our team regularly represents client interests before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals, federal district courts, state courts and administrative agencies, as well as negotiating multi-party settlements involving state and federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations. In all representations, our team utilizes a multidisciplinary approach, providing clients a depth of subject matter and industry insight combined with wide-ranging litigation experience.

The firm has served as lead counsel in numerous complex and contentious proceedings in the courts, as well as before federal agencies. Our recent experience includes internal investigations, energy rate proceedings, corporate applications, complaints, audits, government investigations, rulemakings, and settlement negotiations—spanning a wide variety of issues of concern to owners, operators, developers, and investors.

We are proud to have been nationally recognized by the Legal 500 and U.S. News/Best Law Firms for our litigation efforts in the energy, environment and natural resources arenas.

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