ESKRIDGE LAW is a woman-owned litigation and trial firm dedicated to civil litigation, with emphases in business, real estate, and employment litigation.

Our Team

Among the many business litigation issues which ESKRIDGE LAW has successfully handled are:

  • Breach of Contract (written, oral, and implied)
  • Specific Performance of Contract
  • Breach of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
  • Tortious Interference With Contractual Relations
  • Inducing Breach of Contract
  • Fraud by Concealment
  • Fraud by False Promise
  • Fraud by Intentional Misrepresentation
  • Negligent Misrepresentation
  • Constructive Fraud
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  • Promissory Estoppel
  • Internet Fraud
  • Wire Transfer Fraud
  • Banking Malpractice
  • Conversion
  • Common Count – Money Had and Received
  • Common Count – Mistaken Receipt
  • Action for an Accounting
  • Action for Appointment of a Receiver
  • Unjust Enrichment
  • Misuse and/or Abuse of Control
  • Corporate Waste
  • Constructive Trust
  • Violation of the Unfair Practices Act (based on sales below cost, secret rebates, and other grounds)
  • Antitrust Violations
  • Violation of the Cartwright Act (based on restraint of trade, antitrust, conspiracy to refuse to deal, and other grounds)
  • Violation of the Sherman Act, §§ 1 and 2
  • Unfair Competition
  • Violation of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act
  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets or Other Records (including electronically stored information (ESI))
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Breach of Duty of Care by Corporate Directors and Officers
  • Breach of Duty of Loyalty by Corporate Directors and Officers
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Shareholder Derivative Actions
  • Purchase/Sale of Business Assets
  • Purchase/Sale of Entire Corporation or Limited Liability Company
  • Purchase/Sale of Shares in a Corporation
  • Purchase/Sale of Membership in a Limited Liability Company
  • Drafting Partnership Agreements
  • Drafting Operating Agreements
  • Drafting Bylaws
  • Forming Corporations
  • Forming Limited Liability Companies
  • Civil Conspiracy
  • Intentional Interference With Prospective Business Advantage
  • Negligent Interference With Prospective Business Advantage
  • Conspiracy to Induce Breach of Contract
  • Trade Libel
  • Defamation (libel and slander)
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitrations and Issues
  • Misappropriation of Likeness
  • Placing Person in False Light
  • Gray Market Importation Law
  • OEM versus Non-OEM Law
  • Automobile Repair Law
  • Violation of Trade Name Protection Law
  • Violation of Trademark Law
  • Negligence
  • Negligence Per Se
  • Negligent Hiring, Supervision, and Retention
  • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
  • Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress
  • Express Indemnity
  • Equitable Indemnity
  • Declaratory Relief
  • Apportionment
  • California Regulatory Issues
  • Federal Regulatory Issues

Among the many real estate litigation issues which ESKRIDGE LAW has successfully handled are:

  • Purchase and Sale Transactions
  • Breach of Purchase/Sale Contracts
  • Specific Performance of Contract
  • Breach of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
  • Unilateral Mistake (relating to contract formation)
  • Mutual Mistake (relating to contract formation)
  • Tortious Interference With Contractual Relations
  • Inducing Breach of Contract
  • Easement (all types)
  • Adverse Possession
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  • Property Line Issues
  • Trespass to Real Property
  • Ejectment (relating to real property)
  • Tree/View Disputes
  • ADA Construction Related Access Issues
  • Land Use Issues
  • Negligent Failure to Disclose (such as property defects)
  • Fraudulent Failure to Disclose (such as property defects)
  • Fraudulent Concealment (such as of Property Defects)
  • Fraud by False Promise
  • Fraud by Intentional Misrepresentation
  • Constructive Fraud
  • Promissory Estoppel
  • Negligent Misrepresentation
  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets or Other Records (including misappropriation of electronically stored information (ESI))
  • Transactional Fraud
  • Internet Fraud
  • Wire Transfer Fraud
  • Banking Malpractice
  • Conversion
  • Common Count – Money Had and Received
  • Common Count – Mistaken Receipt
  • Unjust Enrichment
  • Violation of Civil Code §§ 2079, et seq. (failure of broker/agent to conduct a reasonably competent and diligent visual inspection of a property and to disclose all facts materially affecting the value or desirability of the property to potential buyers)
  • Broker Malpractice
  • Negligent Hiring, Training, and/or Negligent Supervision
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Unjust Enrichment
  • Escrow Agent Malpractice and/or Fraud
  • Contractor Malpractice and/or Fraud
  • Subcontractor Malpractice and/or Fraud
  • Woodworker Malpractice and/or Fraud
  • Cabinet Maker Malpractice and/or Fraud
  • Interior Designer Malpractice and/or Fraud
  • Construction Defect
  • Acting as a Contractor Without a License
  • Quiet Title
  • Enforcement and/or Imposition of a Resulting Trust
  • Imposition of a Constructive Trust
  • Grant Deeds
  • Cancellation of Grant Deed
  • Reconveyance of Deed by Lender or Trustee
  • Deeds of Trust
  • Escrow Issues
  • Lending Issues
  • Loan Fraud
  • Title and Title Insurance Issues
  • Leasing Issues
  • Property Management Issues
  • Homeowners Association Issues
  • Violations of CC&Rs
  • Violation of Homeowners Association Bylaws
  • Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act
  • Drafting CC&Rs and Homeowners Association Bylaws
  • Constructive Eviction
  • Breach of the Implied Warranty of Habitability
  • Breach of Covenant and Right to Quiet Possession and Enjoyment of the Property
  • Actions for Partition
  • Waste (to real property)
  • Action for an Accounting
  • Action for Appointment of a Receiver
  • Eminent Domain
  • Negligence
  • Negligence Per Se
  • Negligent Hiring, Supervision, and Retention
  • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
  • Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress
  • Slander of Title
  • Defamation (including both libel and slander)
  • Misappropriation of Likeness
  • Placing Person in False Light
  • Express Indemnity
  • Equitable Indemnity
  • Declaratory Relief
  • Apportionment
  • California Regulatory Issues
  • Federal Regulatory Issues
  • Declaratory Relief – Equitable Indemnity and Apportionment

Among the many employment issues ESKRIDGE LAW has successfully handled are:

  • Employment Agreements
  • Employee Manuals and Related Forms
  • Employee Arbitration Agreements
  • Alternative Workweek Agreements
  • On-Duty Meal Period Agreements
  • Employment Counseling Issues
  • High-Risk Terminations
  • Severance Agreements
  • Employment Cases in Any Court Located in the State of California
  • Administrative Hearings Regarding Employment Law Issues
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  • Employment-Related Arbitrations
  • Employment-Related Mediations
  • Employment-Related Expert Witness Work (including testifying in deposition and at trial)
  • Wrongful Termination Claims
  • Constructive Termination Claims
  • Wrongful Failure to Hire/Promote Claims
  • Title IX Claims (such as sexual harassment which occurs at a public school, college, or university)
  • Discrimination Claims Based on Actual or Perceived Sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breast-feeding) Claims
  • Sexual Harassment Claims
  • Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment Claims
  • Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claims
  • Gender Discrimination and Gender-Based Harassment Claims
  • Discrimination Based on Actual or Perceived Sexual Orientation Claims
  • Harassment Based on Actual or Perceived Sexual Orientation Claims
  • Discrimination Based on Actual or Perceived Gender Identity Claims
  • Harassment Based on Actual or Perceived Gender Identity Claims
  • Discrimination Based on Actual or Perceived Gender Expression Claims
  • Harassment Based on Actual or Perceived Gender Expression Claims
  • Medical Condition Discrimination and Harassment Claims
  • Discrimination Based on a Physical or Mental Disability (including HIV and AIDS) Claims
  • Harassment Based on a Physical or Mental Disability (including HIV and AIDS) Claims
  • Failure to Accommodate a Physical or Mental Disability (including HIV and AIDS) Claims
  • Failure to Engage in the Interactive Process (relating to physical or mental disability) Claims
  • Discrimination Based on Medical Condition (cancer and genetics characteristics) Claims
  • Harassment Based on Medical Condition (cancer and genetics characteristics) Claims
  • Improper Request for Medical Examination Claims
  • Discrimination Based on Actual or Perceived Race Claims
  • Harassment Based on Actual or Perceived Race Claims
  • Discrimination Based on Actual or Perceived Color Claims
  • Harassment Based on Actual or Perceived Color Claims
  • Discrimination Based on Actual or Perceived National Origin (including language use restrictions) Claims
  • Harassment Based on Actual or Perceived National Origin (including language use restrictions) Claims
  • Discrimination Based on Actual or Perceived Ancestry Claims
  • Harassment Based on Actual or Perceived Ancestry Claims
  • Discrimination Based on Actual or Perceived Religions Creed (including religious dress and grooming practices) Claims
  • Harassment Based on Actual or Perceived Religions Creed (including religious dress and grooming practices) Claims
  • Disability Based on Actual or Perceived Age (40 and over) Claims
  • Harassment Based on Actual or Perceived Age (40 and over) Claims
  • Disability Leave Issues, including Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) Claims
  • Discrimination Based on Military and/or Veteran Status in any Employment Decisions Claims
  • Harassment Based on Military and/or Veteran Status in any Employment Decisions Claims
  • Retaliation Based on Reporting Unlawful Discrimination or Harassment Claims
  • Failure to Take All Reasonable Steps to Prevent Discrimination, Harassment, or Retaliation under the Fair Employment and Housing Act
  • Retaliation for Complaining About Any Unlawful Treatment Claims
  • Retaliation for Complaining about Safety Violations
  • Whistleblowing Claims
  • Public Policy Violation Claims
  • Violation of Labor Code § 1102.5 (for whistleblowing)
  • Termination in Violation of Public Policy Claims
  • Termination for Reporting Safety Violations Claims
  • Termination for Reporting Illegal Acts by Employer Claims
  • Wage and Hour Issues (Including class actions and representative actions) Claims
  • Failure to Provide Meal Breaks (and second meal breaks, where applicable) Claims
  • Failure to Provide Rest Breaks Claims
  • Failure to Pay for All Hours Worked Claims
  • Failure to Pay Earned Commissions
  • Failure to Pay Overtime Pay Claims
  • Failure to Pay Minimum Wage Claims
  • Failure to Furnish Accurate Itemized Wage Statements
  • Failure to Pay Vested Vacation Wages Upon Termination
  • Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses and Mileage
  • Failure to Pay Final Pay at Time of Discharge (Waiting Time Penalties)
  • Misclassification of Non-Exempt Employees as Exempt Employees Claims
  • Misclassification of Independent Contractors as Employees Claims
  • Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) cases (including class actions and representative actions) Claims
  • Equal Pay Issues Claims
  • Breach of Implied and/or Express Contract Claims
  • Breach of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Claims
  • Reductions in Force Claims
  • Illegal Questions During Job Interview Regarding Criminal History Claims
  • Denial of Employment for Being Arrested (but not Convicted) Claims
  • Termination or other Adverse Employment Action for Being Arrested (but not Convicted) Claims
  • Denial of Employment for Participating in any Pretrial or Post-Trial Diversion Program Claims
  • Termination or other Adverse Employment Action for Participating in any Pretrial or Post-Trial Diversion Program Claims
  • Negligent Hiring, Training, and/or Negligent Supervision Claims
  • Violation of Unfair Competition Laws Claims
  • Labor Commissioner Claims
  • Labor Commissioner Audits Claims
  • Employment Development Department (EDD) Audits
  • Employment Development Department (EDD) Claims, Hearings, and Appeals
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Mediations and Arbitrations
  • Various Employment-related Administrative Claims, Hearings, Audits and Appeals
  • Payroll Audits
  • Labor Code § 132a Claims
  • Defamation (including both libel and slander) Claims
  • Invasion of Privacy Claims
  • Employment Law – Employee
  • Employment Law – Employer
  • Labor and Employment