We are advisors and advocates. Clients at Troxell Leigh P.C. benefit from our seasoned litigators, serving businesses, institutions, and individuals. We start by thoroughly understanding our client’s litigation goals and risk tolerance.
Each case presents unique opportunities and challenges. We assemble a multidisciplinary team to approach litigation strategically. Our aim is to align legal strategy with our clients’ risk preferences, pursuing outcomes that make business sense.
We use solution-driven methods to resolve disputes and save you time, money, and stress. Our team is known for driving creative and practical solutions to difficult problems, as well as delivering powerful advocacy in the courtroom.
Our litigation expertise encompasses:
Our firm excels in a wide range of real estate-related cases, from property disputes and land use and zoning issues to development disputes, title problems, boundary disputes, and real estate fraud. Our collaborative approach combines the strengths of our litigation team with our transactional attorneys, enabling us to provide sophisticated problem-solving for purchase agreements and other real estate deals. We also bring extensive expertise in land development matters, offering comprehensive support to clients in this industry. Our familiarity with local real estate markets, potential experts, and other real estate professionals is crucial to this type of litigation.
Our firm specializes in a broad spectrum of construction-related cases, spanning contract disputes, construction defects, delays, payment claims, mechanic’s liens, complex multi-tiered subcontractor relationships, and indemnity claims. Our team also seamlessly integrates litigation and transactional expertise to provide effective solutions for construction contracts and terms and conditions.
Land Use & Zoning
Our firm is highly proficient in addressing a diverse range of land use and zoning matters, such as zoning appeals, land development permits, and regulatory compliance. We have successfully represented clients in rezoning cases, securing approvals for new development projects, and resolving disputes over land use permits. Our collaborative approach harnesses the combined expertise of our legal team to navigate the complexities of zoning regulations, land use variances, and development approvals, ensuring that our clients can achieve their objectives efficiently and effectively.
Fiduciary, Wills, Estates and Trusts
Our firm is highly skilled in prosecuting and defending cases involving breaches of fiduciary duties by trustees, executors, and agents. We understand the emotional and financial impact that such breaches can have on individuals and families. We have provided compassionate representation to clients in cases where trustees have mismanaged assets, executors have mishandled estate matters, or agents have acted against their fiduciary obligations. Our dedicated team works tirelessly to secure remedies that not only address financial losses and the disgorgement of wrongfully obtained profits but also prioritize our clients’ well-being. In cases where fiduciary removal is necessary, we navigate these sensitive matters with care and understanding. Additionally, our expertise extends to contested estates, probate litigation, and aid and direction suits on behalf of executors and administrators, offering comprehensive support to guide our clients through these intricate legal areas with skill and care.
We approach eminent domain cases with a deep understanding of the profound impact they can have on property owners. We provide skilled representation to clients facing government takings for public use, whether they involve partial or total takings of property, as well as claims for lost access and lost profits. We recognize the emotional and financial challenges that often accompany these cases. Our dedicated team diligently assesses the unique circumstances of each case and advocates tirelessly to ensure property owners receive fair compensation for their losses, including compensation for lost access and lost profits. Whether it’s negotiating settlements or pursuing litigation, we prioritize our clients’ well-being and work to minimize the disruption caused by eminent domain proceedings. We maintain a strong networks across Virginia to stay current with evolving laws and strategies.
We skillfully handle disputes and claims that encompass areas such as fraud and misrepresentation, cases of unfair competition, trade secret theft or misappropriation, business conspiracy, and interference with contracts or business expectancies. Additionally, we excel in addressing matters related to breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent transfer, alter-ego, and entity successor liability, as well as corporate, limited liability company, and partnership disputes. Our expertise extends to securing injunctions, pre-judgment attachments, and enforcing judgments when necessary. With our comprehensive approach, we provide effective solutions to protect our clients’ interests and guide them through the intricacies of business-related legal challenges.