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In addition, we provide litigation support services and expert testimony in cases where our broad and deep understanding of the retail industry adds value for a client on a legal matter. The range of such issues include corporate governance, vendor agreements, contracts, store leases, intellectual property, product dating and pricing, employee training and personal accountability, shareholder value, customer service and safety, partnership agreements, bankruptcy reorganization, technology and brand marketing.We are not legal expert witnesses by profession but can often clarify retailing, consumer and business issues for juries. Listed below are the cases that we have worked on during the past five years:

Case Court

Lands' End v. Eddie Bauer United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Nocerino v. Safeway, Kimco Realty Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Mateo

Elizabeth Arden, Inc. v. The Merchant of Tennis United States District Court, Central District of California, Western Division

Flextronics v. U.S. Merchants American Arbitration Association, International Centre for Dispute Resolution

Ricci v. Fantastic Sam's Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara

Innovation Tools SA v. Turbo Ion, Inc. Superior Court of California County of Los Angeles - Norwalk Branch

Stonecliff Pictures v. Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles

Serrano v. Office Max District Court of the Virgin Islands, Division of St Thomas and St John

Hollingsworth v. 7-Eleven Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County

Re Gerber Probiotic Sales Practices Litigation United States District Court, District of New Jersey

Singh v. Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Harmon v. Salvation Army (Building Collapse) Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Our legal support experience also includes:
  • Service on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Esprit de Corp to assist the founders in transitioning and then selling the business.
  • Consultant to the Creditors Committee in the Carter Hawley Hale bankruptcy leading to sale of the business.
  • Service on the Board of Directors of Jay Jacobs on behalf of the Creditors Committee leading to sale of the business.
  • Numerous litigation support cases on a wide range of matters incuding real estate, damages calculation, marketing, compensation and technology.


Bartlett Joseph Associates . 952 Los Lovatos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501. Tel (505) 820-1874