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

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 does commercial general liability insurance cover?

There are many aspects of running a business in San Diego area beyond simply selling products or providing services. That is obviously the main focus of businesses, but in order to accomplish their...

Creative ways to resolve a partnership dispute

Partnership disputes can be disruptive and can also be time-consuming and costly. For that reason, it is helpful to be familiar with business law resources that can help guide partners through their...

Are you protected from liability for dry cleaning contamination?

Dry cleaning is a common business located in strip malls and retail centers throughout the San Diego and Los Angeles areas. What you may not know is that when you get your suit pressed, it is...

What are PFAs?

Another set of initials has emerged from the industrial chemical world: PFAs. Environmental scientists are just beginning to assess the magnitude and duration of the threat posed by these newly...

Help with getting your startup off the ground

There are some important steps that entrepreneurs should take when they are getting their new business off the ground. When forming a startup, new business owners should understand the business law...

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...

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