Exploring the Types of Cases Handled by Litigation Lawyers

Litigation lawyers, commonly called litigators, specialize in representing their clients in civil disputes and legal proceedings. Their role involves handling a wide array of cases that span numerous practice areas requiring specialist knowledge, strategic thinking, and effective advocacy – let’s explore some of these diverse cases handled by litigation lawyers!

Commercial Litigation

Commercial litigation encompasses any dispute between businesses and individuals regarding commercial transactions, contracts, business torts, etc.

Litigation lawyers specialize in cases involving breach of contract, partnership and intellectual property disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and unfair competition claims.

Employment Litigation

Employment litigation encompasses disputes between employers and employees concerning employment contracts, workplace discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, or any other employment-related matter.

Litigation lawyers represent their clients before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), state and federal courts, and arbitration panels.

Personal Injury Litigation

Litigating personal injuries involves cases in which individuals experience physical or psychological harm due to the negligence or wrongdoing of others.

Litigation lawyers handle various personal injury cases, from automobile accidents, slip and fall accidents, medical malpractice and product liability claims, and wrongful death lawsuits.

Real Estate Litigation

Real estate litigation encompasses disputes arising from real property transactions, ownership rights disputes, landlord-tenant issues, zoning issues, boundary conflicts, and conflicts resulting from property development issues.

Litigation lawyers represent clients in matters such as breaches of real estate contracts, quiet title actions, eminent domain proceedings, and disputes over property rights.

Family Law Litigation

In family law litigation, legal disputes regarding family relationships such as divorce, child custody, support payments (such as child support and spousal support ), paternity testing & adoption, as well as domestic violence, are often at the heart of litigation proceedings.

Litigation attorneys represent their client’s best interests during family court proceedings, mediation sessions, and negotiations relating to family law complexities – helping clients navigate these complexities for favorable results.

Civil Rights Litigation

Civil rights litigation addresses violations of individuals’ constitutional rights, such as speech and religious freedom, equal protection under the law, and protection from discrimination.

Litigation lawyers specialize in civil rights cases such as police misconduct, employment discrimination, housing discrimination, voting rights violations, and access to public accommodations


Probate and estate litigation refers to disputes regarding wills, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, and the distribution of assets following death.

Litigation attorneys represent clients in contentious probate proceedings, will contests, trust disputes, claims of undue influence or fraud, and disputes regarding inheritance rights.

Conclusion: Litigation lawyers play a vital role in representing clients involved in civil disputes across various practice areas. From commercial and employment law matters to personal injury claims, real estate disputes, family law, civil rights claims, and probate issues – litigation lawyers possess the expertise and skills to navigate complex legal matters on their client’s behalf and advocate effectively. Whether through negotiation, mediation, or litigation in court proceedings – litigation lawyers work tirelessly on their clients’ behalf to uphold their rights and secure favorable outcomes for their cases.

This post was written by a professional at Bonardi & Uzdavinis, LLP. Bonardi & Uzdavinis, LLP is a boutique, full service law firm providing its clients with a wide range of representation. Our primary areas of practice include real estate, probate, personal injury, construction, and commercial litigation. If you are looking for a real estate attorney or personal injury attorney in Tampa Bay contact us today for a case evaluation today!