San Francisco, CA (July 15, 2010) – Newdorf Legal, one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s leading litigation boutique firms, announced that it is growing to better serve its clients. The firm has added a senior litigation attorney and senior paralegal.
Van Fleet is an accomplished attorney with more than two decades of experience. Her broad range of client work has included advising financial institutions, representing clients in court hearings and proceedings, and drafting and negotiating contracts. She has handled cases in diverse legal areas including corporate law, entertainment law, employment law, product liability, lender liability, and general civil litigation.
Van Fleet graduated from McGill University in Montreal and received her J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 1984.
“We are fortunate to have added these accomplished and talented professionals to our litigation team. Vicki is a seasoned attorney with confidence and skill at handling complex legal issues at all stages, from pre-trial through appeal. Her substantial experience with corporate clients is an asset to our firm and our broad client base.”
Newdorf Legal provides business and public-entity clients a small-firm approach to tackle big problems. When business executives and public officials face complex legal challenges, they turn to Newdorf Legal for advice and representation.
Newdorf Legal handles business and public entity litigation throughout California. The firm practices at the trial and appellate levels in State and Federal courts, and also handles arbitrations and mediations. Newdorf Legal represents businesses, executives, financial institutions, investors, and public entities in contract disputes, business torts/interference with contract, joint venture/partnership claims, real property transactions, development rights, fraud, RICO and other commercial litigation.
Newdorf Legal represents clients in all phases of class actions, the State and Federal False Claims Act/Qui Tam cases, Unfair Practices/Unfair Competition Law (Business and Professions Code section 17200), False Advertising, and Consumer Legal Remedies Act cases.
Mr. Newdorf also has extensive experience in government entity representation in California. He represents local government in a variety of litigation matters, from commercial disputes to challenges to local ordinances, policies and practices. Newdorf Legal represents public entities, public officials and law enforcement officers in state and federal civil rights lawsuits, including suits under 42 U.S.C. section 1983 alleging unconstitutional statutes and policies, false arrest, excessive force and unlawful search and seizure.