1. Appellate Practice

Kennedy & Souza’s appellate attorneys bring more than 75 years of combined experience to our clients and have successfully assisted clients facing adverse judgment as well as client’s wanting to preserve favorable rulings. Our appellate Attorneys bring a fresh and thoughtful perspective to any legal issue, and we have obtained outstanding results for a diverse clientele ranging from international corporations to sole proprietorships. Our appellate attorneys have also assisted trial counsel in developing issues for appellate review in numerous areas, including product liability, commercial disputes and securities fraud.

2. Business Litigation / Counseling

Kennedy & Souza’s business litigation attorneys have over 100 years of combined litigation, transactional and problem-solving experience. We provide our clients with aggressive, innovative and efficient solutions to their business problems and needs in areas including real estate, contract and business disputes, and franchise Law. In addition to being aggressive litigators, our attorneys have the transactional capabilities prerequisite for drafting and review of contracts, licenses, shareholder agreements, and reducing complex agreements into writing. We also provide consulting services prior to litigation and often find solutions to problems for our clients before they are forced to incur the fees and costs associated with litigation.

3. Construction Litigation / Counseling

Our construction law attorneys pride themselves on providing aggressive, efficient and effective solutions to challenges faced throughout all aspects of construction, including design, construction related injuries, contract disputes, licensing, mechanic’s liens, stop notices and insurance coverage. Kennedy & Souza currently represents property owners, builders, subcontractors, design professionals and has obtained successful results in both state and federal courts in northern and southern California.

4. Insurance Defense / General Liability

The attorneys at Kennedy & Souza bring over a century of combined litigation experience handling general liability matters ranging from class action property damage claims to wrongful death. The attorneys at Kennedy & Souza provide a mature, aggressive and proactive approach to every case. In close consultation with our clients, our attorneys assist in developing legal strategies unique to each client’s needs. We pride ourselves on providing favorable and cost-effective results to our clients. Our attorneys have represented clients ranging from insurance companies, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, public entities, individual business owners and individuals with multi-million dollar homeowners and umbrella policies.

5. Products Liability

Kennedy & Souza has experience representing manufacturers, distributors and retailers involving potential litigation and litigation related to products from a wide range of industries. Our attorneys specialize in defense, and have defended matters in state and federal courts in northern and southern California, as well as other states pro hoc vice. With offices located in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, our attorneys work with our clients and industry-leading experts to fashion creative solutions. If trial is unavoidable, our products liability litigators draw from decades of experience and employ an aggressive, strategic approach to achieve the best result possible.