Circelli, Walter & Young works on both sides of the docket – both on behalf of Plaintiffs and Defendants. Our firm works with corporate entities and individuals in an array of commercial litigation cases, including:


Complex Commercial Litigation

  • Business disputes
  • Shareholder litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Environmental regulation litigation and more 

Oil & Gas

  • Royalty disputes
  • Lease interpretation and enforcement
  • Pipeline disputes
  • Nuisance and trespass claims

Underpaid Royalty

We are currently representing large landowners in the Eagle Ford Shale, comprising tens of thousands of mineral acres, in suits against oil and gas operators for underpaid royalties. Please click here to  read more.


Concussion Litigation

The attorneys at Circelli, Walter & Young, PLLC are vigorously pursuing lawsuits against the NCAA and certain conferences and helmet manufacturers on behalf of former college and high school football players.  Learn more at


  • Remediation/enforcement
  • Defense/prosecution of property damage claims
  • Litigation related to federal and state Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act compliance

Intellectual Property

  • Enforcement of patent and copyright ownership
  • Trade secret protection enforcement

Labor & Employment

  • Non-competition agreement disputes
  • Non-solicitation agreements disputes


  • By-laws disputes
  • Shareholder oppression litigation
  • Cases arising under out of state laws based on “internal affairs” doctrine
  • “Business judgment rule” cases


  • Enforcement of “no contest” and “in terrorem” clauses
  • Trust litigation