Other Areas of Legal Service

At K&W, we work with our clients to provide effective and personalized representation. In addition to our specialties, we provide high quality services in many other practice areas, including:

Commercial Litigation

  • K&W frequently represents commercial clients in various legal disputes, and suit is often avoided.  Clients have included IMTT, Columbus Properties, Ballys Inc., U.S. Filter, Waste Management, Harley Davidson and ExxonMobil.

Labor Law

  • K&W represents labor unions in a number of areas.
  • Glass, Molders, Pottery Plastics, and Allied Workers Intl. Union v. Wickes Companies, Inc.certifying national class of workers who lost jobs as a result of tortious conduct occurring in the context of hostile corporate raid, No. L-06023-88 (Sup.Ct., Camden Cty., NJ)
  • Local 7-515, Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union (OCAWIU), et al v. American Home Products, et al.jcertifying national class of workers who lost jobs as a result of fraudulent job transfers to Puerto Rico under civil RICO theory, No. 92-1238 (D.P.R. Apr. 13, 1992)
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agencyrepresented OCAW International Local 4-620 in partially successful challenge to "deep injection" RCRA regulations, 907 F.2d 1146 (D.C. Cir. 1990)

Agricultural Law

  • Jorgenson v. Agway Inc.multi-million dollar settlement March 2002, consolidated state law consumer fraud action by over a hundred farmers for defective sunflower seed, No. A3-00-59 (D.N.D. 2002)
  • Tompkins, et al. v. BASF Corporation, et al.multi-million dollar settlement arising from marketing fraud involving agricultural products, Civ. No. 96-59 (Trail County, N.D.) (May 13, 1997)
  • Ren-Dan Farms, et al. v. Monsanto Co., et al.$7 million national class action settlement fund for farmers arising from damages caused by genetically altered cotton, No. 68,466 (10th Jud. Dist. Ct., Natchitoches, LA)
  • Wallace v. American Agrinsurance, Inc. et al.certifying and approving multi-million dollar settlement of rice farmer claims against crop insurance company], No. LR-C-99-669 (E.D. Ark.)