Our firm’s commercial litigation practice group handles a broad range of disputes in federal and state courts, as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings such as arbitrations and mediations, for our business oriented clients, which include corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and individuals. We pride ourselves in providing cost efficient, yet highly effective legal services. To that end, our attorneys will aggressively pursue cases on behalf of our clients, but will often search for alternative resolutions to cases that avoid costly and lengthy trials.
Scope of Litigation Practice
The firm handles disputes arising from all types of business transactions, including:
Commercial Contracts and Transactions
Our attorneys handle disputes arising out of all types of business contracts such as asset purchase agreements, loan agreements, product sales and distribution agreements, equipment purchase agreements and real estate acquisition agreements.
Shareholder and Corporate Governance
Our attorneys represent owners, officers, directors and employees of business entities in disputes involving breaches of fiduciary duties, fraud, accountings, threatened dissolution of the business and minority shareholder rights.
Our attorneys defend and prosecute claims involving tortious conduct on the part of the business entity and its owners, officers, directors and employees, including claims for tortious interference with contract, non- competition agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets and other unfair and deceptive trade practices.
Uniform Commercial Code
Our attorneys are involved in disputes arising from various secured transactions as well as commercial sales transactions. The firm also represents holders and issuers of negotiable instruments.
Injunctive and Equitable Relief
Our attorneys assist clients in obtaining or defending against temporary restraining orders and injunctions.
Our attorneys assist clients with cyber liability issues and handle disputes involving theft of money or private information occurring as a result of security breaches, mistakes or unauthorized employee acts, virus attacks, and hacking.
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