Firm Overview

Vaughan & DeMuro is a partnership of professional corporations. It is a civil litigation firm specializing in representing insured and self-insured individuals, business entities, and governmental entities in matters involving general liability, civil rights, and employment as well as construction and commercial disputes.

The firm's business and practice philosophy is to safeguard the interests of its clients by providing high-quality legal services in a cost-effective manner. This philosophy is implemented by endeavoring to resolve client legal matters expertly and efficiently through early case planning and evaluation and, where appropriate, use of alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration. Where the best interests of the client are served by proceeding to trial, Vaughan & DeMuro is prepared to provide vigorous and skillful trial and appellate services. Additionally, the firm provides consultation and advice to a number of clients, to include periodic meetings to discuss potential or threatened litigation to mitigate exposure to potential future litigation.

Our areas of emphasis include the following:
  • Public entity defense/litigation
  • Employment defense/litigation for both private and public entity employers
  • Insurance defense, to include
      > Automobile accident litigation
      > Construction litigation
      > Insurance bad faith litigation
      > Insurance coverage
      > Premises liability litigation
      > Products liability litigation
      > Wrongful death litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Land use and zoning
  • Professional liability
  • Public school liability