The firm maintains a significant labor and employment practice representing management in both the public and private sectors.
Lafayette & Kumagai has substantial experience handling ERISA litigation.
Lafayette & Kumagai’s attorneys have substantial experience handling complex commercial and bankruptcy litigation.
The firm’s practice includes representation in environmental and toxic exposure cases ranging from asbestos defense to welding rod litigation.
Lafayette & Kumagai handles complex cases for public entities.
Lafayette & Kumagai is well-known for its strong trial practice.
Lafayette & Kumagai has handled a number of high profile appeals, including appeals at the California Courts of Appeal, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Lafayette & Kumagai represents clients including Shell Oil Company, Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Viacom, Inc. in wage and hour class actions and regulatory rate class actions.
Other Practice Areas
- Lafayette & Kumagai’s practice is not limited to the above areas. They have handled wrongful death, personal injury, products liability, government liability, premises liability, securities litigation, intellectual property and software dispute cases for a number of clients.
Aetna Life Insurance Company
Affiliated Computer Services, Inc.
AT&T Services, Inc.
CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
City of Oakland
DirecTV Group, Inc.
East Bay Municipal Utility District
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Johnson & Johnson
Kraft Foods Global, Inc.
Marin Housing Authority
MV Transportation, Inc.
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Pacific Bell Telephone Company
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Sedgwick Claims Management Services
Shell Oil Company
Tyco International, Ltd.
United Continental Holdings, Inc.
United Parcel Service, Inc.