“Agile, relentless and efficient”

Fortune 500 Company, Asst. General Counsel

“Innovative and creative”

Valta Energy, CEO

“Absolutely brilliant trial lawyers”

Pete Angelus, Legendary Music Industry Manager

“Exceptional strategy; outstanding results”

Fortune 500 Asst. General Counsel

“Top 100 Jury Verdict In California”

Top Verdicts

Mortenson Taggart Obtains Rule 11 Sanctions and Dismissal of Class Action Lawsuit for Rivian Automotive

Mortenson Taggart secured Rule 11 sanctions, entitling client Rivian Automotive, LLC to attorneys’ fees after earlier obtaining the dismissal of the putative class action complaint.

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Mortenson Taggart’s Lawsuit Results In Relief For California Breweries

California’s breweries are again free to serve beer to their customers, unencumbered by unlawful meal requirements and other restrictions that adversely impacted their business, following lawsuit by Mortenson Taggart.

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What Is “Unfair” Conduct in a Franchise Case Under California’s Unfair Competition Law?

This article addresses whether the UCL “unfairness” prong has been (and can be) applied in franchise disputes, the controlling “unfairness” tests in both competitor and consumer actions, and the courts reconciliation and application of these tests in the typical franchise dispute, which involves neither competitors nor consumers.

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Mortenson Taggart Welcomes Four New Attorneys

Mortenson Taggart is pleased to announce the addition of Sherry Hamilton, Patricia Jun, Sarah Pfeffer, and Hannah Miller to its litigation team.

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Mortenson Taggart LLP’s attorneys are experienced trial lawyers in state and federal court who have achieved recognition for their trial success on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.

Business Litigation

Mortenson Taggart LLP’s attorneys are premier business litigators that have successfully litigated and tried high-profile and bet-the company cases for clients across the country.


Mortenson Taggart LLP represents Fortune 500 automotive manufacturers, OEMs and component manufacturers in cases involving fraud, breach of warranty, product liability and violations of state and federal consumer protection statutes.

Franchise + Distribution

We represent franchisors, distributors, manufacturers, sub-franchisors, and other license and distribution business models in litigation, arbitration, and dispute-avoidance counseling.

Product Liability

Mortenson Taggart defends manufacturers in high-profile litigation matters against wrongful death, strict products liability, inadequate warnings, and breach of warranty claims.

Employment Litigation

Mortenson Taggart attorneys represent individuals and employers in all types of employment litigation matters including retaliation, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment and whistleblower claims.

Class Actions

Mortenson Taggart LLP’s attorneys have represented clients in a vast array of securities consumer, and employment litigation class lawsuits.


Mortenson Taggart attorneys have successfully represented clients on appeals involving a diverse set of issues before state and federal courts of appeal.

White Collar + Investigations

FCPA and Travel Act, securities, loan, bank, wire, and insurance fraud, embezzlement, commercial bribery, public corruption, money laundering, campaign contribution violations, and investor clawback claims.

Entertainment + Sports

Mortenson Taggart attorneys advise, counsel, negotiate and litigate complex, sensitive and high-profile matters for its entertainment and sports clients.

Mortenson Taggart has proven their ability time and time again to achieve exceptional outcomes in complex matters.  Their approach is bespoke to each matter, but always effective, efficient and client-focused.  They are a strategic business partner that we rely on constantly to achieve our short and long-term goals.

Andrew Gahan, General Counsel, Valta Energy

Mortenson Taggart’s legal expertise has helped us successfully navigate a high-profile lawsuit in federal court and perhaps most importantly, helped a fledgling startup get on sturdy ground.  Regardless of the curveballs that may be thrown at us, we know that Mortenson Taggart has the experience and expertise to successfully handle it.

Sean Lake, Co-Founder, Bubs Naturals