Legal Services

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The Phoenix-based business law and litigation attorneys at Jennings Haug Cunningham deliver capable legal advice and superior personal service to a diverse clientele of businesses and individuals throughout Arizona, serving the metropolitan Phoenix area as well as Tucson, Flagstaff, Yuma and Prescott. In addition, our attorneys are periodically called upon to represent clients on matters in California and Colorado.

Our lawyers provide clients with a full-range of transactional and litigation legal services in the following areas of law:

  • Appellate
    • Post-trial motion work
    • Appeals evaluation
    • Full service appellate work
    • Special actions
  • Business Law
    • New businesses
    • Existing businesses
    • Closing of a business
    • Banking, finance and leasing
    • Dispute resolution
  • Commercial Real Estate
    • Purchase and sales agreements, construction contracts, commercial lease agreements, and lending agreements
    • Commercial real estate financing for acquisition, construction
    • Evaluating documents and titles
    • Closings
    • Litigation, mediation, arbitration
  • Creditors’ Rights
    • Representing clients in state and federal court litigation
    • Seeking prejudgment remedies to recover collateral and preserve assets
    • Obtaining appointment of receivers and administration of receiverships
    • Initiating post-judgment collections
    • Investigating and attacking fraudulent transfers by debtors
    • Protecting rights to collateral
    • Preference and fraudulent transfer litigation
    • Formulating creditors plan of reorganization
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Planning & Trusts
    • Trusts
    • Wills
    • Basic estate planning tools
    • Advanced estate planning tools
    • Business succession planning
    • Special Needs Trusts
  • Family Law & Domestic Relations
    • Spousal Support Issues
    • Property Issues
    • Domestic Violence
    • Order of Protection
    • Restoration of Maiden Name
    • Relocation
    • Attorney’s Fees and Expenses
  • Insurance Defense & Coverage
    • Defense against claims of insurance bad faith, breach of contract, fraud
    • Declaratory judgment actions
    • Defense of personal injury liability
    • Defense of professional malpractice liability
    • Director and officer’s liability, accountant breach of fiduciary duty
    • Litigation, mediation, arbitration
  • Medical Malpractice
    • Misdiagnosis
    • Failure to diagnose
    • Improper or incorrect treatment
    • Failure to treat
    • Surgical error
    • Delayed diagnosis or treatment
    • Surgery or procedure performed without informed consent
    • Prescription error
    • Defense of medical professionals
  • Professional Malpractice & LiabilityJHC’s lawyers take personal pride in always providing strong, committed advocacy for their professional malpractice clients in a wide variety of malpractice and liability claims including:
    • Dental malpractice
    • Design Engineer, Architect, and Engineer malpractice
    • Financial Advisor malpractice
    • Insurance Broker and Agent malpractice
    • Legal malpractice
    • Medical and Nursing malpractice
    • Pharmacist malpractice
    • Real estate Broker and Agent malpractice
    • Unethical business practices
    • Lawyer Disciplinary Complaints for Ethical Violations
    • Medical Disciplinary Complaints for Medial Mistakes
  • Surety & Fidelity Law
    • Interpreting the scope of bond coverage
    • Evaluating and defending fidelity claims
    • Evaluating construction surety claims and defaults
    • Defending performance and payment bond claims
    • Defending license and miscellaneous bond claims
    • Assisting with subrogation, indemnification and salvage matters
    • Defending bad faith claims
  • Attorney Regulation & Ethics
    • Disciplinary processes
    • State Bar defense, admissions and reinstatement proceedings
    • Ethics counsel to law firms and attorneys
    • Admission to the Bar as well as moral character proceedings
    • Representation during investigations and formal proceedings in Arizona and California.
  • Business Bankruptcy
    • Pre-bankruptcy analysis and financial restructuring
    • Restructuring loans and portfolios
    • Workouts and recoveries
    • Receivership actions
    • Foreclosure actions
    • Asset sales and liquidations
    • Litigation involving leased property and real estate
    • Litigation of cash collateral disputes, stay relief matters, non-dischargeability of debts, lien priority issues and assumption or rejection of leases
    • Litigation of fraudulent transfers
    • Negotiate debtor-in-possession financing and plan treatment
    • Negotiate and draft chapter 11 plans
    • Judgment enforcement
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 12
    • Chapter 13
    • Section 363 sale
  • California & Colorado PracticeTo provide our business clients with better service in civil litigation in state, federal and bankruptcy courts, several attorneys at Jennings Haug Cunningham, are licensed to practice in California and Colorado.
  • Construction Law
    • Navigating the bid process
    • Managing bid protest actions
    • Assist with lien and bond rights
    • Claims for additional compensation, additional time and unresolved matters in the construction process
    • Asserting or defending mechanics’ lien and bond claims for payment bonds, performance bonds, fidelity bonds, and lien foreclosure
    • Representing clients before the Registrar of Contractors, OSHA, and other regulatory agencies
    • Litigation services for breach of contract
    • Recovery delay damages
    • Construction defect litigation
    • Dispute resolution
  • Employment Law
    • Drafting of employee handbooks
    • Employment contracts, non-compete agreements
    • Development of substance abuse programs
    • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requirements and compliance
    • Litigation defense on claims of OSHA safety violations, discrimination and sexual harassment
    • Defense on claims of unfair labor practices
    • Defense on claims of wrongful termination
    • Litigation, mediation, arbitration
  • Litigation
    • Business and commercial litigation
    • Construction litigation
    • Liability and Insurance litigation defense
    • Employment law
    • Real estate litigation
    • Bankruptcy
    • Personal injury and wrongful death
    • Probate disputes
    • Appellate court
  • Mediation and Arbitration
    • General business
    • Commercial real estate
    • Landlord/tenant
    • Construction
    • Utilities
    • Government
    • Personal injury
    • Employment
  • Municipal LawArizona municipalities routinely face litigation brought by businesses, citizens, third parties, and even their own employees. JHC has an experienced team of municipal law attorneys who represent cities, towns and counties throughout Arizona in all aspects of complex municipal litigation.
  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
    • Car accidents
    • Truck accidents
    • Building construction accidents
    • Highway construction accidents
    • Toxic mold
    • Deaths resulting from accidents
    • Death of children under care of Arizona Child Protective Services
    • Death resulting from professional malpractice
  • Probate, Estate Administration, Guardianships & Conservatorships
    • Formal and informal probate of decedents’ estates
    • Estate and Trust administration
    • Contested estate and trust litigation
    • Guardianship of Adults
    • Conservatorship for Adults
    • Vulnerable adult litigation