Civil Litigation Experience

Jil represents clients in a broad array of civil litigation matters.  Her extensive experience includes trials, mediations, and arbitrations in the following areas: employment, real estate, trade secrets, contract claims, unfair competition, intellectual property disputes, internet-related disputes, fraud/breach of fiduciary duty claims, and trust/estate disputes.

Her clients include businesses and individuals in the following industries: manufacturing, semiconductor, electronics, retail, consumer products, insurance, real estate, mortgage brokerage and finance, consumer credit, restaurant and food services, wine and viticulture, accounting, high technology, construction, architectural, medical, retail, nonprofit, and music.

Jil has litigated scores of matters before California Superior Courts, California Courts of Appeal, Federal Courts, the American Arbitration Association, JAMS/Endispute, and private arbitrators/mediators.

While Jil counsels her clients to take steps to avoid litigation wherever possible, she works with clients to ascertain their objectives, and execute the right approach to their litigation goals. Sometimes clients require aggressive litigation. In other cases, mediation or litigation prevention is the correct action. Jil understands that her clients’ time and resources are best spent growing their businesses; as a result, Jil explores all viable options with clients. Jil’s 27 years of litigation experience allow her to ascertain the situation, formulate legal solutions in a practical and efficient manner, and craft favorable resolutions.