Practice Groups

Insurance Defense

Insurance defense is the foundation upon which Secrest Wardle was built, and this tradition of excellence continues today. We represent commercial and municipal clients through national and international insurance carriers. We are also a valuable ally to our insurance clients, resolving a broad range of insurance coverage issues.

Municipal Law

Secrest Wardle is widely known as the premier provider of legal services to municipalities throughout the region. Boasting one of the largest municipal law practices in the state, we are experienced with nearly every aspect of the complex laws affecting local communities.

Commercial & Business Law

Representing both international and domestic corporations, Secrest Wardle provides counsel on a wide range of commercial and business issues and possesses a reputation as one of the most effective defense litigation firms in the country. We are committed to solving our clients’ business disputes in the most efficient and economical manner through litigation avoidance, negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, arbitration and trial.


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