Attorneys at Finch, Thornton & Baird

Our Practice Areas

From bid protests to claim resolution; from new entity formation to transfer/dissolutions; from wage and hour disputes to union relations; from site development to defect claims—Finch, Thornton & Baird, LLP has you covered from the boardroom to the courtroom, and offers the depth of knowledge to make your business more successful.

Construction Law

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The firm is a leading Construction Law practice in California and the West, representing contractors of all sizes (local to multi-national) from preconstruction design through post construction dispute resolution.

Labor & Employment

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The Labor and Employment Law Group is focused on representing employers, with counseling aimed at avoiding violations and disputes, and litigators prepared to defend all types of labor and employment claims.

Federal Procurement & Claims

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The firm regularly guides federal construction contractors through the complexities of federal construction projects.

Business & Commercial Litigation

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The firm’s litigators focus on everyday commercial and business lawsuits spanning the full spectrum of business disputes, claims, and defenses.

Business & Commercial Transactions

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The Transactional Group fulfills the corporate needs of its clientele, and specializes in entity formation, licensing, drafting, and negotiating required in the highly competitive and tightly regulated business world.

Government & Regulatory

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The firm regularly guides contractors and other businesses through local, state, and federal regulatory systems to achieve full legal compliance while preserving a competitive edge.

Liability Defense

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Through its expertise in construction litigation, the firm is consistently retained by insureds to defend covered construction claims, including construction defects and employment claims.

Insurance Coverage

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The firm aggressively works to obtain insurance coverage for its clients where available, and frequently counsels and litigates indemnity issues in the construction context.

Real Estate

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The firm counsels and represents clients involved in all aspects of real property acquisition, sale, and development.

Intellectual Property

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The Litigation and Transactional Groups address clients’ intellectual property needs, including issues arising from trademarks and trade secrets.

Trusts & Estate Planning

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The Wealth Preservation Group implements customized and comprehensive strategies for individuals to protect and fulfill family and business interests.

Probate Litigation

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Through experience in probate litigation and their knowledge of trusts and estates, the firm successfully provides support for a variety of trust and estate disputes.