Caufield & James, L.L.P

Serving clients in Hawaii and throughout California, including Sacramento, Los Angeles, Chico, Jackson and San Diego

Call Us Now Toll-Free: 866-585-8944

Caufield & James, L.L.P

Serving clients in Hawaii and throughout California, including Sacramento, Los Angeles, Chico, Jackson and San Diego

Call Us Now Toll-Free

Strategic Environmental And Business Counsel Throughout California And Nationwide

At Caufield & James, LLP, our lawyers represent small businesses, major corporations, municipalities and property owners across the country.

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Working With Clients In California And Hawaii

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Environmental Law

We apply our unique knowledge to address a variety of environmental law concerns that property owners encounter. Learn More
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Business Law

We represent business clients facing disputes due to partnership or shareholder disagreements, breaches of contract and more.

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Corporate Law

We advise businesses of all sizes to maximize the opportunities available to them while minimizing risks and disputes.

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Insurance Law

We represent both individuals and businesses in breach of contract or bad faith disputes against insurance companies.

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Environmental Law Attorneys In California And Nationwide

At Caufield & James, LLP, our versatile and experienced lawyers provide comprehensive environmental counsel and litigation services for clients ranging from small businesses to major corporations. We also offer advice and representation regarding commercial and corporate transactions and disputes, insurance coverage issues and many other civil matters.

Leveraging Our Unique Backgrounds To Better Assist Our Clients

Our law firm has established a strong reputation for sophisticated and effective representation in high-stakes environmental litigation. Each of our partners practiced for many years with large law firms, where they received a solid foundation in commercial and environmental litigation, corporate law, business transactions and adversary proceedings of all kinds.

We have the capacity to meet sophisticated legal challenges on a regional or national basis. At the same time, our size allows for close client relationships with all businesses. Our background allows us to function as corporate general counsel to many small or midsize businesses, especially those in particular need of advice on environmental issues.

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Meet Our Attorneys

Jeffery L. Caufield

Jeffery Caufield

Ken James

Ken James

Santino Tropea

Santino Tropea

Matthew D. McMillan

Matthew McMillan

Meet Our Attorneys

Providing Guidance At Every Stage

Our goal as your company’s business counsel is to help you make the most of the opportunities your market offers while minimizing risk and avoiding liability. In litigation matters, we work to resolve your problem on favorable terms at the earliest possible stage. Our experience with alternative dispute resolution techniques such as mediation and arbitration can help keep your problem out of court.

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What Is An ‘Event’ In An Insurance Policy?

For those injured by an environmental event, like a pollutant release or toxic exposure, the kind of insurance policy present is essential to how a claim is made. Depending on the type of insurance...

Know what goes into an Environmental Impact Report

As a business, you need to do everything you can to protect your interests. While this includes hiring top talent, engaging in effective marketing, and negotiating favorable contracts, it also means...

The pros and cons of alternative dispute resolution in business disputes

Business owners who find themselves amidst a dispute often wonder how the matter is going to play out. They often envision tense negotiations and high confrontational litigation that leads to a jury...

What constitutes an environmental violation?

Operating a business or corporation in California can be a difficult undertaking from many different angles. From hiring the right people to ensuring the right facilities for operations, it can be...

State considers land swap involving ecological preserve

The State of California has long attempted to preserve valuable and sensitive ecological land by designating such tracts as state ecological reserves. These reserves are administered by the state...

PG&E files for bankruptcy due to wildfires

Every year, our area of the country deals with wildfires. However, increasing year-after-year, these fires have grown in intensity, frequency and acreage burned. And, this year has broken nearly all...

The pros and cons of alternative dispute resolution

Many business owners fear the prospect of litigation. It can be expensive and time-consuming. As a result, alternative methods of dispute resolution have become increasingly popular. However,...

Joshua tree dispute shows complexity of environmental law

Environmental lawsuits are not known for being speedy. Litigation takes careful research and planning, and courts must be slow and thorough when reviewing disputes. These things are true in all...

Help for homeowners who fear fire insurance loss

While it may not be comfortable to talk about right now, our state is literally on fire. This year, California is facing yet another record breaking wildfire year, and even for those who have fire...

What is defined as an “event” in an insurance policy?

Running your own business comes with a lot of rewards, but also some risks. Responsible business owners do all they can to mitigate the risks, including securing insurance for their business...

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