Business & Commercial Litigation

Protecting Your Interests with Experience and Skill

Klein, DeNatale, Goldner has a 60-year history of success across a broad spectrum of business and commercial litigation. Our litigators have an expansive scope of resources, a dedication to deliver superior, cost-effective services and a comprehensive knowledge of our clients' business interests and needs.

Our experienced attorneys are innovative and aggressive in their pursuit of critical outcomes for our clients. Our approach is straightforward - we assess the client's needs and concerns, build an experienced, qualified litigation team to negotiate the case requirements, consult with the client in all decision-making and planning, provide detailed case preparation, effectively utilize our paralegal team and other resources, and consider all possible arbitration processes and alternative dispute resolution.

We have particular experience in complex commercial disputes and litigation across many industries, including extensive experience in agriculture and oil and gas matters. The KDG litigation team has the knowledge and advocacy skills needed to protect your rights and interests. We provide experienced trial counsel and representation in matters including:

  • Shareholder/ownership disputes - majority owner, minority owner, 50% owner
  • Alter ego defense
  • Construction and real estate litigation
  • Intellectual property disputes, including patent infringement litigation and trade secrets
  • Oil and gas disputes
  • Water rights and agricultural disputes
  • Environmental litigation
  • Employment litigation on behalf of employers
  • Injury and wrongful death defense for self-insureds and public agencies
  • Other types of business and commercial disputes
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Breach of contract disputes

Our full spectrum of litigation services includes effectively addressing preliminary issues that often arise during the course of a litigation matter, including:

  • Temporary restraining orders
  • Temporary protective orders
  • Preliminary injunctions
  • Writs of attachment
  • Receiverships

With sophisticated counsel, we handle complex issues through aggressive representation. Because of our depth of knowledge and experience, we can respond quickly to meet our clients' specific needs to achieve cost-effective results.

Barry L. Goldner leads our business and commercial litigation group.

Learn More About Our Litigation Capabilities

To discuss a possible commercial litigation matter with an experienced trial lawyer, call Klein, DeNatale, Goldner at 661-401-7755 or contact us online. From our offices in Bakersfield and Fresno, we represent clients in business litigation in the San Joaquin Valley, California, and across the nation.

Barry L. Goldner, Partner
Catherine E. Bennett, Senior Counsel
Ryan D. Bright, Partner
William A. Bruce, Partner
David J. Cooper, Partner
Thomas V. DeNatale, Jr., Partner
Dustin S. Dodgin, Partner
Christopher E. Dominguez, Partner
James M. Duncan, Partner
Joseph D. Hughes, Partner
Jay L. Rosenlieb, Partner
Timothy G. Scanlon, Partner
Kurt D. Van Sciver, Partner
O. Vanessa Franco Chavez, Partner
James R. Harvey, Partner
Ravi S. Patel, Associate
Julia K. Vlahos, Associate
R. Jeffrey Warren, Partner