Mr. Graham is a trial lawyer who spends as much time counseling his clients in legal matters as he does preparing for trials. Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Graham managed high risk, high visibility projects for large corporations around the country, including regulatory and litigation-related initiatives. Mr. Graham’s primary focus is creating processes that position clients to be in the best position for trial. Although many cases settle before trial, Mr. Graham’s eyes are always set on the possibility that any one of his cases could end up in front of a jury. With that in mind, Mr. Graham plans carefully to achieve his client’s objectives.
Whether you are suing your landlord in Justice Court or a multi-national corporation in Federal Court, Mr. Graham’s approach is to obtain the best results for his clients at the most efficient cost. “The purpose of litigation is to resolve conflict, not perpetuate it. In other words, fighting for the sake of fighting is useless unless you want your attorneys to make a lot of money.” Mr. Graham’s goal is different. He aims to leverage the law and the facts to resolve the issues, while all the while preparing for a trial.
Most family law situations do not belong in the courtroom. Mr. Graham realizes that there is both an emotional and financial toll whenever a family situation finds its way into court. Whether it is a custody issue, child support, or a contentious divorce, Mr. Graham can help you navigate the legal issues. Just like a civil suit over money, Mr. Graham knows how to obtain the best results for his clients at the most efficient cost. Sometimes though, a trial is necessary. When we prepare our clients for trial, we do so in a way that will change the rest of their lives. We can’t tell you how, we can only show you.
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Often, when a parent dies or becomes incapacitated, a lot of family history and emotion comes to the surface that can overshadow the underlying legal issues. Mr. Graham works with his clients to give them the resources to focus on the final outcome. This sometimes means employing other professionals such as forensic accountants, psychologists, physicians, and therapists. In the end, what occurs in the courtroom is directly attributed to the work that Mr. Graham puts in with his clients to prepare the case for success.
As an Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mr. Graham is as comfortable in the courtroom as he is in the boardroom. Mr. Graham is an expert at counseling senior management and collaborative teams on legal and regulatory compliance issues impacting operations in highly scrutinized environments. Mr. Graham manages electronic discovery, forensics, and trials that are often high risk and high visibility. He successfully combines strategic thinking and tactical execution, all while focusing on optimal results for the client. Mr. Graham has experience working with cases involving multiple agencies including, DOJ, SEC, FTC, FCC, and OCC. He is well versed in Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, SEC Whistleblower Program, False Claims Act, and factual investigations assessing risk exposure.
Mr. Graham represents workers who have experienced wrongful termination, retaliation, or hostile work environments. He also represents employers when employees steal trade secrets. He is active in the community, serving his clients in a variety of other areas affecting their everyday lives. He is passionate about being a lawyer, advocating for the abused, and changing the world one relationship at a time.