Laura Leacy Kyler’s practice encompasses a broad range of complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts for public and private companies and individuals across all industries, including contract disputes, accounting based arbitrations, redevelopment law, and condemnation/eminent domain proceedings.
Laura’s complex commercial litigation experience includes breach of contract matters, partnership and shareholder disputes, construction and real estate litigation, commercial leasing disputes, government contract disputes, consumer fraud and consumer protection issues, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, interference with contract or business relationships, actions in lieu of prerogative writs, and restrictive covenant issues. Laura has handled significant matters involving arbitration proceedings before independent accounting firms involving earn-out provisions in asset purchase agreements, food and beverage concession agreements, and transportation and freight shipping agreements.
In her diverse counseling and litigation practice, Laura has represented global transportation companies, sports and entertainment arenas, banks, health care providers, pharmaceutical companies, automobile distributors, digital marketing providers, developers, and real estate holding companies. She served a year-long appointment as in-house counsel for a global pharmaceutical company counseling on regulatory compliance, marketing and promotional materials, equipment leases, medical education agreements and governmental inquiries and subpoenas. She is experienced in all facets of electronic discovery and records management, regularly counseling clients on efficient and economical solutions for handling document and data productions and complying with the increasing burdens of document and electronic data collection, review, and production.
In addition to her commercial litigation work, Laura has significant experience in eminent domain law. She has represented commercial property owners and tenants in condemnation proceedings initiated by federal, state and local condemning authorities, including hearings before condemnation commissioners, appeals to the Superior Court, negotiating just compensation awards, and advising displaced businesses with respect to relocation assistance. She also advises developers in connection with property acquisition and valuation issues, redevelopment proceedings, and relocation obligations.