• Alternative Dispute Resolution
    (Arbitration/Mediation)
  • Bad Faith
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Dram Shop/Liquor Liability
  • Employment
  • Government/Municipal Law
  • Insurance
    (Coverage, General & 1st and 3rd Party Claims)
  • Intellectual Property
    (Trademarks & Copyrights)
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Privacy/Data Security
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Restrictive Covenants/Non-Compete
  • Surety/Bonds
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Litigation and preparation for court distracts from the core mission of your business and its bottom line.

At OCL, we strive to avoid litigation for our clients if possible. Where litigation cannot be avoided, your company need look no further than OCL and can rely on our experience, tenacity and skillful representation in and leading up to the courtroom to aggressively represent its interests.

Your Outside Chief Legal

Chief Legal is always prepared to serve as tenacious litigators and advocates for our clients in court. However, as your strategic business partner, we also provide our clients with a business-oriented approach to litigation. Litigation expenses can be an overwhelming line item for your company's bottom line and oftentimes persevering in court on a specific legal position or issue can result in a marginal return or overall loss to your company. Often times the outcome for any party to a lawsuit is contingent on other factors other than their legal arguments or positions, such as a party's ability to finance or defend a lawsuit, the total costs of litigation to a company whether or not victorious, and how a particular judge and/or jury may view a case in a particular venue.
Whether already involved in litigation or an existing matter may require it, your company's needs and goals remain a primary focus. OCL's holistic approach to your organization will always include your company's interests and success before, during, and after litigation and inside and outside a courtroom.

Litigation Management

Outside or beyond those jurisdictions where OCL attorneys are licensed, OCL can identify, refer and retain litigation counsel with the appropriate experience and expertise for your company's needs. OCL also provides litigation case management services of outside litigation counsel with a keen and experienced eye in order keep litigation moving, contain legal fees, but most importantly, to free up its clients to do what they started their business to do in the first place.

Local Counsel Services

OCL attorneys often serve and continue to offer support to in-house or other corporate legal teams and attorneys as local counsel in litigation matters throughout the courts of Alabama and Northern Florida.