Partner, Private Client
Luke Lantta concentrates in fiduciary litigation where he helps financial institutions and individuals navigate a wide range of fiduciary disputes, including trust, estate, and probate disputes. Through litigation, mediation, and even before disputes ever reach a courtroom, Mr. Lantta has helped corporate and individual fiduciaries resolve breach of fiduciary duty claims, matters of will and trust construction, will caveats, actions for removal of trustees and executors, competency claims, and actions for trust modification and termination. In addition, Mr. Lantta regularly counsels corporate fiduciaries with respect to the exercise of their duties, including administration of client relationships, the exercise of discretionary powers, and management of litigation risks.
Mr. Lantta founded TrustBCLP.com, one of the firm's legal blogs, to provide updates to corporate and individual fiduciaries on matters that affect them. He continues to serve as the principal contributor to and editor of TrustBCLP.com.
Mr. Lantta also helps clients protect their brands and manage their reputations online and in traditional media. When clients’ brands are under attack, Mr. Lantta has unmasked anonymous Internet posters and held them to account for their postings, obtained retractions, and obtained significant monetary judgments and settlements. When clients are accused of damaging another individual or company’s brand, Mr. Lantta has helped aggressively defend against a wide range of claims, including libel, slander, assault, invasion of privacy and media law claims. Mr. Lantta also provides brand protection counseling, such as advising clients on risk management in establishing, expanding, or modifying their online presences.