Civil Law

Representing plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of business and commercial disputes. In his civil practice, Holthaus has successfully represented plaintiffs and has achieved multiple million dollar recoveries. He has served as plaintiff counsel in class actions in both federal and state courts. Holthaus is one of only a few lawyers national who has also represented businesses & CEOs in defending class action litigation, proving he understands this complicated process inside and out.

Holthaus represents defendants in civil cases including energy, industrial, and commercial client defense in matters such as construction contracts and fraud disputes, Anti-Trust claims, air and water environmental discharges, maritime disputes, collisions and allisions, Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA & Jones Act), Public Service Commission disputes, and Federal Government Contract disputes.

Advocacy and Agency

The Holthaus goal is to provide leadership and guidance for clients with an understanding of the value of time.
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Oil & Gas Emissions & Spills
  • Maritime Commerce
  • Energy & Petrochemical Industry
  • Environmental Violations
  • Anti-Trust Violations