Core Practice Areas

  • Business Disputes

    From straightforward breach of contract cases to novel business torts, Tauler Smith LLP protects companies and professional reputations in a range of business dispute scenarios. Our areas of expertise include breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and other business disputes. Whether you are a plaintiff or defendant, Tauler Smith LLP knows how to present your case effectively to both judges and juries.

  • Unfair Competition

    Healthy competition may be the driving force behind many industries, but unfair competition has the potential to be truly devastating. Our lawyers have handled various cases dealing with federal Lanham Act claims as well as California’s notorious Unfair Competition Law and False Advertising Law and can serve your business efficiently and effectively.

  • Employment

    Employment litigation is a business reality for California employers. Tauler Smith LLP is committed to defending your business in an efficient manner. Our attorneys have experience with a wide array of employment litigation, including wrongful termination, wage & hour, meal & rest breaks, and harassment.

  • Intellectual Property

    Intellectual property can be a particularly sensitive and complex legal area, and it is particularly pertinent in the digital age. Internet and file-sharing capabilities have presented new challenges to intellectual property laws. At Tauler Smith LLP, we are especially attuned to the intricacies of utilizing technology to harness electronic data, and work to protect your intellectual property quickly and effectively. Creative works, licensing, technology, slogans and designs are all valuable assets that deserve first-rate legal care, which we take pride in providing to our clients.

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

    Tauler Smith LLP provides strategic advice on every aspect of compliance with the FCPA and anti-corruption laws, tailoring that advice to meet your needs while taking into account relevant issues unique to certain industries and geographies. Services we provide include general compliance counseling, risk assessments, compliance programs, contract reviews and other related advice. The firm has conducted FCPA investigations throughout the world in connection with joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. We have worked with clients in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, pharmaceutical and technology.