Litigation Services

Disagreements are inevitable. When disputes become irreconcilable and require a court’s intervention, we provide you with cost-effective, sensible, successful approaches to resolution. Mountain Dearborn handles litigation in all Massachusetts state and federal courts. Whether counseling a large organization, a small business or an individual, we help you to define your goals and understand your limits.

Business and Commercial Litigation
Mountain Dearborn has a long and extensive history of representing businesses large and small in actions relating to contracts, commercial leases, commercial loans, bank collections, buy-sell disputes, sales of goods, stockholder rights, bank fraud and more.

Employment Litigation
The firm counsels employees and employers regarding claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of non-competition agreements, as well as complaints regarding unfair competition and confidentiality agreements.

Family Law
Divorce and child custody disputes often involve complex and stressful personal, legal and financial challenges. We provide sound advice and expert representation throughout the process.

Personal Injury Litigation
We prosecute personal injury claims, including wrongful death and product liability matters, often on a contingent fee basis. We evaluate each claim in the case as early as possible, using all medical and other experts whose guidance will be necessary to present the case at trial.

Real Estate and Land Use Litigation
Our broad expertise in all aspects of real estate and land use law provides a strong basis for effective representation in a wide range of claims, such as those involving purchase and sale of property, zoning and permitting, leasing and adverse possession.

Trust and Estate Litigation
Estate planning, estate administration and trust administration are pillars of Mountain Dearborn. In litigation involving legal challenges to wills, trusts and fiduciary accounts, you have the advantage of our considerable expertise to reach a fair and equitable resolution.

Patricia Finnegan Gates
James D. O’Brien, Jr.
Francis J. Russell
Charles B. Swartwood III
Katherine A. Bagdis
Paul C. Foley