Landay Roberts LLP Is Here for You
When You Need a Business Law Attorney
When we take on your case, we'll give it the time and attention it deserves. We'll lay out in plain terms what we think we can do in a business dispute and go over how much it might cost. You'll never be left in the dark.
We're Not Just Lawyers,
We're Problem Solvers
Business disputes are unfortunately expected in today's world. If not managed correctly, a dispute can lead to litigation that takes on a life of its own, sapping time and resources while casting a long shadow over the future. To avoid lasting damage, you need proven advocates to protect your legal and financial interests.
Our attorneys at Landay Roberts LLP in San Diego have the big-firm pedigree your company needs, without the high costs. Whether you are a plaintiff or defendant, our attorneys will leverage their years handling multimillion-dollar business litigation to your advantage.
Extensive Litigation Background
Our litigators can handle a wide range of business and commercial litigation matters, in state or federal court, including:
- Intellectual property
- Trade secrets theft
- Breach of contract
- Insurance coverage
- False advertising
- Real estate
- Data protection
- Employment law
- Personal Injury
A Singular Focus
ON YOUR LEGAL NEEDS
By working with a boutique law firm, you get swift attention at a reasonable cost. A one-on-one attorney–client relationship allows us to capture the nuances in your dispute so that we can fight aggressively on your behalf in business and commercial litigation. In addition, we want what you want—the best possible result at a reasonable cost. And we will do everything we can to achieve it.
Do you have a legal issue? Landay Roberts LLP has answers. Send us a message or call to request a consultation:
“John and the Landay Roberts LLP team stepped up to defend me, quickly had the entire case against me dismissed and, the icing on the cake, recovered attorneys’ fees for me as the prevailing party. It was a homerun and I couldn’t be happier with the representation.” - Mike P.
"I has reached out for some legal advice and spoke with Robert Landay. Mr. Landay took the time to listen to my concerns and was honest and kind in advising me. I would defiantly reach out the him for any further legal needs." - Stacey Zayas, Google Review
Meet Our Principal Attorneys
John K. Landay
Admitted to practice before all of California's U.S. District courts, business litigation attorney John Landay is regularly selected as a California Super Lawyer, a distinction anchored in a peer-review selection process. He began practicing in 2007 and spent six years at a nationally recognized San Diego law firm. He has represented clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to individuals in state and federal courts and private arbitrations. He is adept at solving intricate legal issues as well as anticipating and identifying potential issues in business operations and transactions.
Malcolm B. Roberts
Business litigation attorney Malcolm B. Roberts is another Super Lawyer on the team at our San Diego law firm, picking up this peer-reviewed honor in 2020, 2021, and 2022. The San Diego Business Journal selected him for Best of the Bar accolades in both 2016 and 2017. Before establishing the Landay Roberts law firm, he worked for several prestigious San Diego law firms on complex legal matters. In practice since 2006, his litigation background includes work on product liability, insurance coverage, and real estate-related disputes in California and federal district courts.
Meet Our Counsel
Charles T. HogeCharlie takes pride in achieving practical, creative, and cost-effective solutions for his clients while getting to know them and their businesses closely. He has long-standing relationships with many clients and is remembered for helping them thoroughly understand and navigate the challenges of the litigation process. Charlie has many years of business experience managing his former firm and as a member of Vistage for four years, an organization of Chief Executive Officers who share insights into managing businesses.
Mr. Stephenson served for three years as the Vice President of Operations and Corporate Counsel for a small engineering company in San Diego. In that capacity, he was responsible for overseeing many of the company’s operational functions, such as human resources, contracts (including federal contracting and subcontracting), and export compliance. Mr. Stephenson has served on the boards of directors of both small private and small public companies and, at times, as the corporate secretary of such companies.
After more than 30 years running the law firm of Legler & Tomlinson, Tom joined Landay Roberts LLP in August 2020. Tom brings nearly five decades of legal experience, having practiced law in San Diego County since 1974. He has been engaged in both transactional work and litigation during that time. He has litigated in both federal and state courts, including trials and arbitrations. Importantly, while he is well-versed in various fields of litigation and transactional law, Tom's practice has always emphasized the area of real estate law.
Our Affiliations and Accolades
Featured Litigation Services
Contract disputes sap time and money from business operations, draining resources better devoted to building your brand. The proven litigators at our San Diego law firm provide both plaintiffs and defendants with effective and vigorous representation. If you're struggling with breach of contract disputes, incomplete agreements, shareholder disputes, purchase and sale agreements, or other types of disputes involving business litigation, our lawyers can use their insight from large law firms to resolve the issue.
California employment laws are often unique and frequently change. Our attorneys understand the finer points of labor and employment issues and are well-positioned to help employees and employers create the balance needed in the workplace. Our lawyers have represented numerous plaintiffs in employment-related cases against large companies. They are also skilled in helping small businesses protect themselves by proactively reviewing company policies and documents to minimize their legal exposure.
$2.3 Million Settlement
Our attorneys assisted in the representation of multiple elderly plaintiffs defrauded in a Ponzi scheme. The case, which included a four-month jury trial, resulted in more than $2.3 million awarded by the jury for the senior citizens.
Our San Diego law firm successfully defended clients in a case in which almost $1 million hung in the balance. The case involved private equity investments with a securities brokerage firm, and the plaintiffs were demanding a six-figure settlement. Our attorneys won all of their pre-trial motions, which led to a nominal settlement and the dismissal of the lawsuit.
Thousands Won for Students
In a class-action lawsuit, our San Diego law firm won hundreds of thousands of dollars in restitution for more than 2,000 California paramedic students in a case against the National College of Technical Instruction (NCTI).
"Mr. Landay assisted my dad and I with a case a couple years ago and we have not forgotten about this man. He was very thorough, direct, and helpful throughout the entire process. My dad doesn’t tend to trust many attorneys, but ended up trusting Mr. Landay due to the professionalism we experienced from him." Melvin