Williams Law Firm has many years of experience handling appeals before both the Montana Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. We strive for persuasive briefs with winning legal arguments, and for effective oral advocacy. We have handled a broad range of appellate matters – from discovery and evidentiary issues that arise in litigation to complex substantive legal issues that have a significant impact across the state.
First and foremost, Williams Law Firm is a litigation firm licensed to practice in Montana state and federal courts. We have extensive courtroom experience, trying a number of cases each year ranging from two-day trials to those lasting four weeks or more. We represent individuals, businesses, physicians, state government and insurance companies across the state in a variety of complex civil litigation matters. Our firm has extensive experience in litigating claims involving commercial transactions, products liability, catastrophic injury, motor vehicle liability and wrongful death claims. Part of being a successful litigation firm involves the ability to recognize early which cases are appropriate for settlement or summary judgment, and which are destined for trial. We are committed to diligently and effectively represent our clients in a cost-efficient manner.
We handle a broad range of construction cases, often representing general contractors and subcontractors in all trades. We are well-versed in the efficient and effective use of experts and consultants to assist in construction litigation matters. Our firm is also familiar with the insurance coverage issues that can pose further challenges in construction cases.
Williams Law Firm represents a wide variety of businesses in employment litigation, including wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment claims. In addition to litigation, we help businesses develop strategies to minimize claims and to resolve claims before suits are filed.
We have many years of combined experience in handling insurance coverage and claims-handling matters. We utilize our knowledge and skills in advising the nation's leading insurers as they navigate the challenging nuances of Montana insurance law. We advise a large number of insurers in handling demands for advance payments and in declaratory judgment actions; we routinely prepare opinions for insurers on complicated coverage issues. We also have a significant amount of experience defending insurance carriers in Montana bad faith litigation.
We are proud to represent health care providers across Montana. We have successfully represented health care providers at the Montana Medical Legal Panel and in civil trial. With experience in all aspects of professional liability defense, our firm is well qualified to handle sensitive issues of confidentiality, the impact of the case on the professional's ongoing practice, and the need to work closely with the client in litigation strategy and settlement if appropriate. In addition to medical malpractice defense, we represent attorneys, accountants, real estate brokers, engineers and other professionals in civil litigation.
We represent large and small trucking companies in personal injury, catastrophic injury and death cases. We successfully handle trucking accident cases from prelitigation investigation through trial and appeal. We are familiar with state and federal regulations applicable to the trucking industry and how those regulations impact litigation. Williams Law Firm has also represented numerous aviation companies in all aspects of claims from prelitigation investigation and negotiation to litigation.