Commercial Litigation

Our founding partners are the former in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 corporation.  They have handled most every type of commercial dispute in their careers.  Our experience includes working with business owners, executives, and in-house counsel representing businesses in disputes over money and property in lawsuits for:

Breach of Contract: Mergers and acquisitions, purchases and sales of securities, transactions in real estate and other business assets and agreements to provide goods or services.

Interference with Contract: A third party’s hindering or preventing performance of an agreement.

Fraud and Deceptive Trade Practices: Misrepresentations and fraud in business transactions.

Abuses of Trust: Breaches of fiduciary duties by persons in positions of trust, including corporate officers and directors, agents, trustees, partners or majority shareholders.

Employer/Employee Disputes: Overtime, disabilities, health and pension benefits, retaliation and discrimination (age, race and gender).

Collection of Debt: Promissory notes, guaranty agreements and mortgages/deeds of trust.

Indemnity: Drafting, interpretation and defense of claims for indemnity by parties to a contract.  This includes contractual insurance obligations as well.

Implied and Express Warranties: Common disputes involving the quality of goods and services delivered including disclaimers or limitations on such warranties as expressed or contracted for.

Agreements Limiting Competition: Non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements by former business owners and employees.  These suits often include requests for emergency relief such as a restraining order or pre-trial injunction.

Misuse of Intellectual Property: Unauthorized use of patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, service marks, and trade secrets.

Antitrust Violations: Monopolization of a line of business, group boycotts, price discrimination, tying arrangements and conspiracies to fix prices, allocate customers, divide territories or otherwise prevent competition.

Contact us if you have a business dispute and need legal help.

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