Leech Tishman


Leech Tishman’s Litigation Practice Group is comprised of lawyers with years of experience trying cases in the courtroom and before administrative bodies and arbitration panels. Our trusted business litigation attorneys are recognized in Best Lawyers and are members of the Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Litigation Counsel of America. Our lawyers are quoted in national broadcasts and publications.

Leech Tishman trial lawyers are focused and trained to respond to the inquiries of judges with accuracy, clarity and brevity. Our litigation team has experience in handling a variety of complex commercial litigation matters locally, nationally and internationally for companies ranging from emerging enterprises to multi-national corporations in a wide range of industry sectors. We understand the time, effort and cost involved in litigation, and we work, when possible, through engagement in active negotiation with the opposing party or through alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Our business litigation attorneys have a wealth of trial experience at the local, state, federal and appellate level. They have argued before the Supreme Court of the United States, as well as numerous state and federal appellate courts, including every appellate court in Pennsylvania. Members of our Litigation team have held clerkships in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, U.S. Courts of Appeal and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts.

Business Litigation Services

Our Litigation Practice attorneys have the experience and skill to assist clients with the following types of litigation:

  • Antitrust claims
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business dissolution/successor liability
  • Business ownership disputes
  • Class actions
  • Commercial disparagement, libel, and slander
  • Commercial property disputes
  • Construction litigation
    • Mechanics’ liens
    • Davis Bacon
    • Prevailing wage
  • Corporate governance and shareholder litigation
  • Declaratory judgment
  • Election law
  • Embezzlement
  • Employment litigation
  • Estate administration and guardianship litigation
  • False Claims Act case
  • Fraud/misrepresentation
  • Healthcare litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation
    • Patent, trademark, and copyright infringement
    • Markman hearings
    • Temporary restraining orders
    • Preliminary injunctions
    • Product seizures
    • Protective orders
    • Expert witness testimony
    • Product surveys
    • Economic analysis
    • Hearings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)
  • Media litigation
  • Municipal law litigation
  • Oil and gas litigation
  • Open records matters/Sunshine Act litigation
  • Personal injury litigation
  • Premises liability
  • Product liability
  • Real estate related litigation
    • ADA Title III defense
    • Representation of commercial and residential landlords
    • Private and public housing, including PUC and Fair Housing litigation
    • Mortgage foreclosures and deficiency judgment prosecution
    • Zoning and land use
    • Property tax assessment appeals
    • Property tax exemption applications and appeals, including PURTA and CCRC properties
    • PILOT agreements
    • Condemnation
    • Quiet title
  • Requests for injunctive relief
  • Restrictive covenants and non-competes
  • Securities arbitration
  • Tax litigation
    • Disputes with the IRS and state agencies
      • Tax audits
      • Tax appeals
      • Tax collection
  • Toxic torts
  • Trade secret disputes
  • Unfair competition
  • White-collar criminal defense