Howard Holderness focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation matters on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. His experience includes matters involving fraud, breach of contract, product liability, false advertising and unfair business practices as well as insurance coverage, antitrust, and class action claims. He represents technology companies, international clients (particularly in Asia), and individuals and smaller companies in state and federal court litigation matters related to trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duties, partner relationships, breach of contract, employee mobility and whistleblower threats. Howard defends against class actions involving claims of fraud, unjust enrichment, and false advertisements. He is experienced in pre-litigation counseling and civil litigation before trial, including complex electronic discovery issues, as well as trying complex cases before both judges and juries.
- Commercial litigation
- Internet and eCommerce trade secrets
- Trans-Pacific litigation
- Consumer class actions
- Product liability and mass torts
- Government and private antitrust litigation and investigations