Caufield & James, L.L.P

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

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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.

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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Veteran sues for mold in housing

Many former members of the United States military look to the service for assistance in finding housing after their military careers have ended. In most cases, the housing suits the needs of the...

Appeals Court invalidates pest prevention program

California has one of the most comprehensive and far-reaching pollution prevention statutes in the nation, but the state court of appeals recently ruled that the state’s pest prevention program run...

Preventing bad faith insurance from harming business

Businesses in California and elsewhere rely on contracts and the specific terms of these agreements that protect and ensure performance, to guarantee the survival and growth of their operations....

Court rejects environmental report for Otay Ranch project

The spate of large, extremely destructive wild fires in California has caused courts to pay more attention to the risk of wild fires when they review environmental impact reports for proposed...

Compliance is crucial when it comes to environmental law

Compliance with environmental laws and regulations can be a major concern for corporations and property developers, especially in California. In fact, these concerns may be the most significant...

PG&E criminally charged in Northern California wildfire of 2020

Destructive wildfires are becoming all too common in California, affecting residents throughout the state. These fires destroy homes, businesses and the environment, leaving nothing but destruction...

How is my business going to pay for a cleanup?

No business wants to get a communication from a government agency or other business suggesting that the first organization is responsible for an environmental cleanup. Doing a proper pollution...

Activision Blizzard lawsuit and investor pressure

For business owners, the Activision Blizzard and California Department of Fair Employment and Housing lawsuit has likely been on their radar. Though, what may have been missed in some of the...

What are the elements of a bad faith insurance claim?

An insurance bad faith claim can help businesses that have had an insurance claim denied by their carrier in bad faith. There are several elements of an insurance bad faith claim that a company...

Do I need a permit to dispose of hazardous materials?

Depending on the type of business you operate in Los Angeles, you may accumulate hazardous or toxic waste. For example, if you work in a medical facility, you will accumulate hazardous from the...

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