Contact:

Michael L. Bell
205-581-0721

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Lightfoot, Franklin & White has extensive experience representing businesses in computer-software and other high-tech litigation. This growing area of our practice has included successful representation of both software and technology manufacturers and user businesses, and both plaintiffs and defendants. Our experience in dealing with the recurring issues in this complex area of litigation from both sides provides a distinct advantage: perspective.

Representative examples of our experience in software and technology litigation include:

  • The successful prosecution of a computer software company and subsidiary of CDC Software for fraud. After a three week trial and two days of deliberations, the jury returned a verdict of $16,381,343 in compensatory damages and $45,000,000 in punitive damages.
  • Representation of a steel company against an ERP software manufacturer after a failed multi-site implementation, resulting in the confidential settlement of this plaintiff’s business case.
  • The successful defense of a manufacturing and distribution software manufacturer in multiple lawsuits by software licensees.
  • Representation of an international telecommunications-equipment manufacturer against a manufacturer of robots purchased for use in our client’s factory, resulting in the confidential settlement of this plaintiff’s business case.
  • Representation of Florida businesses in a class-action lawsuit against a software manufacturer.