A team of dynamic lawyers, experienced in the representation of parties to a lawsuit, including investigation and discovery, and negotiation and mediation.


In matters which we are not able to resolve by negotiation, we have successfully represented individuals, businesses and governmental entities in arbitrations, trials, and administrative hearings. The Litigation Practice Group at de la Peña & Holiday consists of a team of incisive lawyers who are experts in the representation of parties to a lawsuit, including investigation and discovery, as well as negotiation and mediation. Beyond basic litigation, we are equally renowned for our representation of clients in matters before state and federal courts of appeal.

Our Approach:

We employ a unique and successful approach to handling litigation matters. To begin the process, we meet with our clients where realistic goals and expectations are defined. A litigation plan is then developed, that focuses constantly upon the client’s financial interests. With the plan in place, we aggressively pursue our clients’ rights while maintaining the highest standards of ethics and professionalism.

Our Experience:

The Litigation Practice Group and de la Peña & Holiday has overseen the representation of individuals and businesses in cases ranging from relatively simple, straightforward matters to complex matters including hundreds of parties and with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake. Every case is staffed appropriately, allowing us to respond to opposing party tactics. As matters move through the court system, we are there at every step to ensure our client’s cause is furthered.

The de la Peña Litigation Practice Team is experienced in:

  • Appeals
  • Automobile dealership matters
  • Broker and appraiser liability
  • Complex litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Entertainment law issues
  • Environmental litigation and regulation
  • Federal multi-district
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Insurance coverage and risk management
  • Insurance defense
  • Homeowners association issues
  • Labor and employment disputes
  • Mass tort
  • Professional malpractice
  • Public and private construction issues
  • Real estate and development issues
  • Settlement payment right transfers


In addition to our commercial litigation work, de la Peña & Holiday also represents individuals. Our Ligitation Practice Group has vigorously defended individuals in all areas of litigation including:

  • Auto warranty lemon law
  • Debt collection
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Employment termination
  • Immigration
  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death

Contact DLPH

601 Montgomery Street, Suite 700,
San Francisco, CA 94111

Tel 415.268.8000
Fax 415.268.8180

  • Appellate
  • Business
  • Construction
  • Emerging Companies
  • Entertainment
  • Insurance
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions
  • Cyberliability
  • Nonprofit

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