Sophisticated Law Firm For California Businesses
Whether you need to form a corporation or LLC, are immersed in a contract dispute, defending against a lawsuit or initiating legal action, quality legal counsel is invaluable. Schroeder Schaff & Low is a law firm with extensive experience in business and commercial litigation. Based in the Sacramento area, we serve a diverse clientele across California, from small businesses and nonprofit corporations to railroads and insurance companies.
Our attorneys are true trial lawyers who prepare for court and regularly try cases in state and federal courts statewide. We provide the full pallette of investigation, risk management, dispute resolution, litigation and appellate services to help clients neutralize threats and protect their bottom line.
Decades Of Business Litigation Experience
Our attorneys have more than 100 years of collective experience in business litigation, as both defense and plaintiff counsel. We can capably address any legal conflict arising in the course of operations, including:
- Breach of contract
- Employment litigation (discrimination, harassment, retaliation, ADA, whistleblower, etc.)
- Professional liability defense
- Corporate director and officer disputes (D&O)
- Personal injury defense
- Workers’ compensation defense
- Subrogation recovery
- Partner disputes and business dissolution
- Construction litigation and mechanic’s liens
- Unfair competition and other business torts
- Anti-Trust litigation
We have represented small-business owners, software companies, manufacturers, real estate developers, licensed professionals, construction contractors and insurers. Big or small, we are attuned to your bottom line and cost-effective resolution of disputes. Unlike many defense firms that rarely try cases, we litigate a fairly high proportion. Our reputation at trial also yields more favorable results in negotiations. SSL lawyers also serve as an independent investigator to gauge exposure for corporate clients in employment law and injury lawsuits.
Niche Experience In Railroad Litigation/FELA Defense
Our firm has substantial experience in railroad law. SSL defends railroads in tort litigation, including crossing collisions, trespasser claims, and work injury suits under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA). They have represented Class 1 railroads in landmark employment litigation, including Tameny claims. They have won significant motions in federal and state court and have countless cases where the other side has decided to quit rather than keep litigating. SSL lawyers members of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel.
Accomplished Trial Lawyers In Your Corner
Jacob Flesher has two decades of litigation experience and is a member of the invitation-only American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Jason Schaff has been named to the Northern California Super Lawyers list for several years and was named a Top Lawyer in 2021 by Sacramento Magazine. Jeremy Schroeder has practiced for nearly 20 years and has likewise been named to Super Lawyers in civil litigation. Accomplished Trial Lawyers In Your Corner,” add: Wendy Green was named a Super Lawyer in 2021, and Nicole Low was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2021. Our entire team has deep experience in business litigation with an emphasis on defense representation. We understand how important it is to get out in front of disputes to gain the upper hand or mitigate the fallout.