Decorative Scales of Justice in the Courtroom

Navigating the litigation process can be a complicated and difficult for any individual or business. Our litigation attorneys and professionals understand that your case is as unique as you are, and we pride ourselves on collaborating with our clients to reach the most optimal and cost-efficient solution to every situation. If you seek speedy resolution through pre-litigation negotiation or alternative dispute resolution such as arbitration or mediation, our attorneys are well-versed in finding creative and collaborative solutions. If your case requires litigation, our team is experienced in handling diverse civil matters before administrative agencies as well as state, federal, and bankruptcy courts, and is ready to advocate for you or your business. With extensive jury trial and appellate experience, rest assured that we are able to competently represent you every step of the way.

Landerholm, P.S. litigation by the numbers

  • Over 75 years of combined litigation experience

  • Over 50 appeals briefed and argued

  • Over 100 verdicts taken in jury trials

  • Over 25 arbitration verdicts taken

  • Countless negotiated settlements

Landerholm, P.S. has provided high-quality litigation services to individuals and companies throughout Oregon and Washington for several decades. Our clients range from small mom-and-pop stores to national corporations and financial institutions. We understand the expansive and unique landscape of business throughout the Northwest, but especially in our home of Southwest Washington, and look forward to finding tailored litigation solutions to the problems that confront your unique industry.


  • Banking & Financial Institutions

    • Rajagopalan v. Fid. & Deposit Co. of Md., No. C15-957 BHS, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 164509 (W.D. Wash. Dec. 8, 2015)

      Secured early dismissal of a $1 billion class action suit against surety bondholders.

  • Business Litigation & Commercial Disputes

    • Vancouver Radiologists, P.C. v. Vancouver Clinic, Inc., P.S., No. 37577-0-II, 2009 Wash. App. LEXIS 909 (Ct. App. Apr. 21, 2009)

      Trial court dismissal of CPA and unjust enrichment claims affirmed.

  • Condemnation

  • Construction

    • CKH Family Ltd. P’ship v. Holt Homes, Inc., 306 F. Supp. 3d 1282 (D. Or. 2018)

      Obtained summary judgment dismissal of all claims asserted against developer/investment manager.

    • Shelter Prods. v. Steelwood Constr., Inc., 257 Or. App. 382, 307 P.3d 449 (2013)

      Decision that contractor not allowed to terminate subcontractor without cause and receive offset affirmed on appeal.

  • Government & Civil Rights

    • David Hill Development v. City of Forest Grove, 688 F. Supp. 2d 1193 (D. Or. 2010)

      $6,500,000 jury verdict against City of Forest Grove for Civil Rights takings and other land-use violations.

  • Debtor-Creditor

    • Baker v. Nw. Tr. Servs., Inc., No. 47395-0-II, 2016 Wash. App. LEXIS 1050 (Ct. App. May 10, 2016)

      Secured dismissal of TILA and RESPA claims against loan servicer on summary judgement, reconsideration, and appeal.

  • Employment

  • Land Use

    • Bacus v. Andersen, 2009 WL 1864000, Wash. App. Div. 2, June 30, 2009 (NO. 37772-1-II)

      Short-plat case involving the finality of land-use decisions.

  • Professional Liability

  • Real Estate Litigation & Boundary Line Disputes

    • Visser v. Craig, 139 Wash. App. 152, 159 P.3d 453, Wash. App. Div. 2, June 05, 2007 (NO. 34610-9-II)

      Trial court’s decision reversed in easement dispute.

    • Proctor v. Huntington,146 Wash. App. 836, 192 P.3d 958, Wash. App. Div. 2, September 23, 2008 (NO. 36087-0-II)

      Trial court decision regarding house built on adjoining property affirmed before Washington Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.

  • Securities Litigation & Shareholder Disputes

    • FutureSelect Portfolio Mgmt., Inc. v. Tremont Grp. Holdings, Inc., 180 Wash. 2d 954, 331 P.3d 29 (2014)

      Defended national financial institution in multi-million dollar securities litigation arising out of sales of Madoff-managed securities.

  • Trusts & Estates

We view our clients as partners and friends. If you are facing or are currently engaged in litigation, give us a call to find out how our team can resolve your dispute and help you get back to doing what matters most—living your life and running your business.