Roy Niedermayer focuses his practice in litigation, primarily complex commercial and business litigation, and estates & trusts from the trial through appellate processes. He excels in risk management - he identifies and assesses business and economic risk in each of his cases and discusses alternative strategies in light of probable outcomes to determine the best cost-benefit course of action.
Roy utilizes decision tree outcome analysis, determining what factors affect risk, how to reduce risk, and where to focus effort for successful outcomes after assigning probabilities of success. When first meeting with a client, Roy seeks to learn the client’s goals and objectives. In so doing he understands what success means to the client, and how to proceed with the business and litigation strategy to maximize the best result for the client. He is client-focused and results-oriented.
Roy is primarily engaged in business counseling, complex commercial litigation involving commercial transactions, business torts, estates, trusts and wills litigation, insurance coverage and indemnity claims, commercial/trade secrets, real estate development and construction, and corporate matters.
He has also represented creditors with claims and on committees in Chapter 11 reorganization and Chapter 7 liquidations, as well as individuals in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 proceedings in federal bankruptcy and state insolvency actions. Roy has also negotiated out-of-court workouts on behalf of debtors and creditors that often avoid bankruptcy or insolvency altogether. He has extensive experience in estate/trust and probate litigation including will contests. Roy’s cases often involve complex, substantial assets, and require creative and tenacious solutions. His skills, judgment, and commitment in these matters make him a valuable resource to each of his clients.