Civil Litigation + Trial.

At Peacock Piper we pride ourselves on not just being “litigators,” but actual trial attorneys. From our office in Long Beach we handle cases in Southern California and beyond. Our team has over 100 years’ worth of collective experience and has tried over 70 cases in state courts, federal courts, and various arbitration forums in numerous jurisdictions including but not limited to California, Hawaii, Alaska, Missouri, and Colorado. We have also briefed and argued over 30 appeals in the state and federal appellate courts.

We have handled a wide array of cases ranging from small personal injury claims to large commercial claims where hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake. Regardless of the case, winning at trial comes down to translating the complexities of the case into the simplest story supported by admissible evidence. By following this principle, we have achieved success for our clients at every stage in the civil litigation process including: motions to dismiss and demurrers, complex e-discovery disputes, motions for summary judgment and summary adjudication, motions for non-suit and directed verdict, post-trial motions for JNOV and new trial and appeals.

Our trial experience also enables us to provide our clients with a thorough case assessment. Our time in the courtroom has taught us what juries, judges, and arbitrators respond to – and what they reject. We will not equivocate on a strong case’s likelihood of success at trial nor are we afraid to tell a client when they have liability and how best to mitigate their exposure. We have found that a bad case rarely improves by spending money on attorneys. Of course, the only constant in litigation seems to be change. When circumstances shift, we are committed to communicating with our clients to ensure every case is resolved efficiently and on the best terms possible. Although most litigation settles before trial, our clients can confidently rely on us to try their case if necessary.

While our clients typically operate in the maritime, marine terminal + transportation, construction +engineering, energy, manufacturing, retail + product design, and financial services industries, we can put our trial expertise to work for any business. Our trial experience includes the representation of its clients in a wide variety of matters including the defense and pursuit of claims involving:

  • Commercial disputes.
  • Breach of contract.
  • Tortious interference with contract.
  • Misrepresentation and fraud.
  • Breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Antitrust.
  • Qui tam actions.
  • Mass and class actions.
  • Employment disputes.
  • Unfair competition.
  • Products liability.
  • Catastrophic personal injury and death, including traumatic brain injuries and toxic exposure.
  • Professional negligence.
  • Contractual defense and indemnity agreements.
  • Securities disputes.
  • Ocean, air, and land-based pollution claims.

Our Civil Litigation
+ Trial Team.

Al Peacock

Albert E Peacock III

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8881
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

David Tong

David Tong

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8889
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Glen Piper

Glen Piper

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8885
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Tara Voss

Tara Voss

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8857
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Samantha Mahoney

Samantha Mahoney

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8896
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Chris Farnsworth

Chris Farnsworth

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8901
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Al Peacock

Albert E Peacock III

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8881
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

David Tong

David Tong

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8889
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Glen Piper

Glen Piper

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8885
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Tara Voss

Tara Voss

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8857
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Samantha Mahoney

Samantha Mahoney

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8896
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950

Chris Farnsworth

Chris Farnsworth

[email protected]
direct: +1 (562) 320-8901
main: +1 (562) 320-8880
fax: +1 (562) 735-3950