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Caufield & James LLP, Attorneys at Law logo

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.

Working With Clients In California And Hawaii

Environment Law

Environmental Law

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

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

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.

Meet Our Attorneys

Jeffrey Caufield

Jeffery Caufield

Ken James

Ken James

Santino Tropea

Santino Tropea

Matthew McMillan

Matthew McMillan

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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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Class action filing: Contamination led to children’s brain damage

The environment and protecting it is a primary concern in California and across the United States. Part of that is due to the debate over global warming and the negative impact it is having in...

Environmental contamination from dry cleaner solvents

Dry cleaners are located in suburbs, shopping centers and business centers in many communities. The solvents they use to clean clothes and other fabrics can be released into the environment, causing...

PFAS contamination becoming focus of some litigation

Environmental laws and regulations in California are extensive. This means that, as a business or municipality, you have to be careful in how you handle potentially toxic materials. An inadvertent...

Prepare your business for insurance claims

If there is legal claim against your business, you must contend with the party filing the claim and, perhaps unexpectantly, your insurance adjustor and carrier. But there are steps that your...

Required environmental cleanups can get expensive

The federal Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, is tasked with enforcing a number of laws which are designed to protect the environment and preserve natural resources and air quality. As part...

Overview of directors and officers insurance coverage

Many Southern California businesses, particularly those which are mid-sized or larger enterprises, will likely consider purchasing directors and officers, or D & O, insurance coverage. Likewise,...

What businesses have environmental risks?

Environmental issues can be expensive for business owners. This is why, in a prior post, we spoke about the environmental risks that businesses should consider in real estate transactions. But, some...

What environmental risks should businesses consider in real estate transactions?

When you are a business owner looking to purchase a new location, you have to consider more than just the property’s location, structures and space, and how well it will suit your business’ needs....

Shipping company pleads guilty to Clean Water Act violations

The Clean Water Act has a ubiquitous and extensive reach. It applies to both coastal and inland waters in the United States. The Great Lakes are included in the Act’s jurisdiction. The recent...

What is hazardous waste and how should businesses get rid of it?

Regulatory compliance with state and federal environmental laws is imperative to the successful operations of many California businesses. Though there are a myriad of rules and regulations that...

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