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Jacob Maskovich's practice primarily focuses on commercial litigation and creditor’s rights. Mr. Maskovich has extensive experience representing financial institutions, loan servicers, and other secured and unsecured creditors in debt enforcement actions, loan workout negotiations, defending claims of lender liability, and pursuing fraudulent transfer claims. He has particular expertise in using receivership, attachment, writs of garnishment, and other pre-judgment provisional remedies to maximize the ultimate recovery for his clients.

Mr. Maskovich has substantial experience in all aspects of real estate litigation and construction law matters, including representing contractors and property owners in construction defect litigation, resolving mechanic’s and materialmen’s lien disputes, representing landlords and tenants in commercial real estate disputes, and handling real estate development disputes.

Mr. Maskovich’s practice also focuses on fiduciary litigation involving complex trust, estate, guardianship, and similar matters at both the trial and appellate levels.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of lender in coordinated receivership litigation occurring in six different jurisdictions and involving fifteen different projects securing a $400 million loan portfolio.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a national lender on claims of lender liability where the borrower sought more than $20 million in damages.
  • Successfully represented a regional lender in obtaining a $6.4 million pre-judgment writ of garnishment in breach of guaranty litigation.
  • Defended subcontractor in construction defect litigation arising from work in a residential master planned community.
  • Trial and appellate counsel for trustees successfully obtaining dismissal of beneficiaries' petition to remove trustees and asserting claims of breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Counsel to national grocery store retailer in successfully enforcing exclusive use provision against landlord.
  • Advise commercial landlord regarding a self-help retaking of the premises of a defaulting tenant and the exercise of the statutory landlord's lien over the personal property on the premises.