Litigation

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Sometimes fights happen.

No business or individual is completely immune from disagreements. When disputes arise, Howard Wolf-Rodda helps his clients assess their position and assist them in finding the most cost-effective resolution – whether that resolution involves negotiating a quick settlement or fighting a case to its final conclusion.



Howard Wolf-Rodda has appeared in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the US. His cases have ranged from basic small claims all the way up to complex national class actions. In all cases, he works with his clients to identify their goals and to develop a strategy to achieve those goals. He then develops and implements a litigation plan that makes sense based on what’s at stake. 

Among his cases, Howard Wolf-Rodda has:

  • Obtained favorable settlement of wage and hour class action suit brought by role players against a contractor that provided live combat simulation training for soldiers in preparation  for their service in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Represented the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority in connection with a $44 million dollar construction dispute.
  • Defended commercial litigation arising out of the crash of ValuJet flight 592.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of global engineering firm accused of wrongful death arising out of alleged safety violations.
  • Represented health plans in defense of national class action that alleged improper claims practices.
  • Defended whistleblower action brought by plaintiff who alleged aviation maintenance firm falsified maintenance records.
  • Represented a trade association regarding claims arising out of failure of insurance company.
  • Represented employers and employees in actions alleging violations of federal wage and hour laws.
  • Conducted internal audits and investigations regarding alleged noncompliance.
  • Represented a financial services firm in bankruptcy proceedings and renegotiation of distressed loans involving hospitals, nursing care facilities and other health care providers.
  • Represented policyholders and insurers in insurance coverage disputes involving diverse types of insurance including general liability, professional liability, errors and omissions, directors and officers, media perils, commercial crime, among others.
  • Represented sureties in disputes concerning bond claims, contract defaults, indemnification and pursuit of third party recovery.