Our attorneys and staff are well versed and experienced in appellate practice in both Federal court and before the Wyoming Supreme Court. Our appellate attorneys are frequently retained at all levels of the judicial process including pre-trial advising, post-trial motions, and drafting and arguing appellate arguments. WPDN’s appellate attorneys are known for their experience and adept knowledge and skill in appellate writing and arguments.
Our attorneys and staff have experience in all areas of the transportation industry. They are retained by clients seeking advice regarding compliance with Federal and state laws and regulations, and day-to-day operations. They are also retained by members of the transportation industry and their insurers to handle various matters such as accidents, injuries, and death. WPDN attorneys are also well versed and experienced in cargo and contractual claims.
Whether it involves a small or large business, business formation or transactions can be complex. WPDN’s business clients are in good hands with its business attorneys as these attorneys have extensive experience in business formation and transactions. WPDN represents all types of businesses such privately and publicly held corporations, non-profits, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures, and sole proprietorships. WPDN’s attorneys have the necessary skill and experience to represent its business clients in all aspects of business whether that is from the initial formation of a business, a business’ day-to-day operations, the winding-up of a business, or any other issue along the way.
WPDN attorneys can also provide services in the realm of real estate to include purchases, sales, closings, contracts, title, foreclosures, easements, quiet title actions, leases landlord/tenant disputes, litigation, contracts small to complex, and transactions for businesses and real estate.
Banking and Financial
WPDN attorneys are experienced in many different areas including, but not limited to, broker-dealer formation, registration, operation, and compliance; commercial lending; formation and capital raising alternatives; management buyouts; mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; operations and payments; regulatory compliance; venture capital finance.
In the area of business/commercial litigation WPDN handles business matters of all descriptions, including breach of contract, fraud, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, franchise and other types of business cases. Whether in court or in front of arbitrators or mediators WPDN can handle your business/commercial needs.
Construction projects can be highly complex undertakings, as are construction law matters. WPDN is a firm that represents developers, property owners, contractors, and others in construction law matters. WPDN provides advice and representation in matters involving: drafting and review of construction contracts, construction defect claims, change order disputes, mechanic’s liens, construction insurance and indemnification claims.
Bankruptcy law provides protection for people who are in debt; however, it also allows creditors to recoup at least some of their money, when possible. The chances of your business being repaid will depend on several things; for example, the type of debt you are owed and what type of bankruptcy procedure the person who owes you the money has chosen. As a creditor, you have rights under the law. If money becomes available to pay some of the debts, you have the right to ask for your share, though there is no guarantee that you will receive it. WPDN attorneys can assist you in bankruptcy if you are a creditor.
WPDN provides labor relations services to public and private sector employers in a wide variety of industries, including construction, healthcare, building service, retail, transportation, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, technology, hospitality, construction, and oil and gas. Our goal is to help clients manage labor relations issues through preventive measures, practical problem solving, sensible risk management, strategic dispute resolution and, where appropriate, litigation.
WPDN concentrates its efforts in the arena of insurance defense on tort defense, claims defense, and coverage analysis and bad faith defense. This includes claims involving motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, product liability, food and restaurant, trucking, transportation, industrial, construction, environmental, and other general liability claims. In addition, WPDN attorneys are experienced in the analysis and litigation of both coverage and bad faith issues in Wyoming.
As a professional, one’s reputation means everything. WPDN is sensitive to the fact that professional liability lawsuits and claims affect reputation, and can affect personal finances. WPDN has represented physicians, attorneys, accountants, contractors, and individuals in their professional liability suits.
In Wyoming the Division of Workers’ defends most worker’s compensation case. The attorneys for WPDN represent both employers and employees in these matters. Whether you are a employer subject to claim or employee who has denied benefits. WPDN attorneys can provide services for these cases.
When consumers are harmed by a product usually a products liability suit is filed. Whether the product is dangerous and or defective the injured party will sue to hold the parties accountable. Products can be dangerous as a result of design defects, manufacturing defects, or inadequate warnings provided to consumers. Depending on the circumstances, designers, manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, or retailers may be liable for the injuries their defective products cause. WPDN can represent you should a product liability case be filed against you.
Estate Planning, Wealth Preservation & Elder Law
Estate planning, wealth preservation, and elder law is an area practice that involves a myriad of different types of legal procedures to protect your assets against long term care costs, avoid and reduce probate and estate taxes, allow you to designate your heirs, provide for care of small children upon your incapacity or demise; provide for care upon your incapacity, attempt to maximize your estate at the time of death, wills, living trusts, tax saving trusts, special needs trusts, and probate services. WPDN has attorneys who ca provide these services.
Administrative law touches upon every aspect of life whether a driver’s license hearing, a professional license hearing, unemployment hearing, wage claim, the medical review panel, or even the oil and gas commission. WPDN has attorneys who have worked in each one of these areas and can handle your administrative law concerns.
Energy/Oil and Gas
The energy/oil and gas industry is subject to the tumultuous up and downs of the market. No matter where you find yourself in market trends. WPDN can handle your energy/oil and gas needs. Our lawyers have experience with operating agreements, royalty disputes, surface use agreements, asset purchase and sales agreements, mineral/oil and gas leasing, permit uses, regulatory matters, and land use agreements.
Being accused or charged with a crime can be one of the scariest occurrence in a person’s life. Whether charged in municipal court, circuit court, district court, federal court WPDN has attorneys who can defend you in your criminal cases. There is no case too big or too small in this area WPDN will even handle traffic citations.
Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality
If you own a retail store, restaurant, or hotel motel WPDN has an attorney that can meet your needs. Whether the issues involve acquisition of a business, employment issues, general legal counseling, risk management, premises liability, transactional, real estate development, leasing and landlord/tenant relations, labor and employment, and zoning.
Whether you are a municipality, a county, fire district, water district, or even school district if you find yourself in need of counsel WPDN can handle your simplest of employment issues or complicated civil rights cases. Our lawyers are well versed on the Wyoming Governmental Claims Act and are willing to help with your governmental/or municipal legal problems.