Practice Areas

Brooke Clagett prepares cases from a broad range of industries and substantive areas for presentation to courts, administrative and arbitral tribunals, and mediators. Her litigation strategy recognizes the necessity of understanding the relationship between her clients’ business practices and objectives and the dispute at hand.

Brooke’s clients comprise a diverse mix of national, foreign, and multinational commercial and governmental entities, local businesses, and private individuals. She represents parties in a variety of business disputes, including claims for breach of contract, business torts, statutory and regulatory violations, disputes over property rights, allegations of professional negligence, and cases involving the application of foreign and international law.

Representative Cases

  • Defending a European law firm in U.S. federal court against claims of professional negligence and breach of contract arising from unsuccessful patent-infringement litigation.
  • Defending the owner and developer of a major downtown Washington, D.C. building complex in a suit seeking the court-ordered sale of a hotel located at the complex based on a claimed breach of a preliminary agreement to negotiate in good faith.
  • Counseling the owner of a commercial building on whether to sue the property manager for compensation related to mold infestation that may have resulted from the manager’s negligence.