Business Litigation

Small and medium size businesses are in a difficult position when seeking counsel to prevent or resolve commercial disputes. Their business and personal finances are at risk. The legal issues are often complex and require retaining experienced, responsive, and skilled counsel. We provide clients with strategies tailored to their specific situation and a strong voice advocating on their behalf both at the negotiating table and inside the courtroom.

Our firm aggressively litigates a business dispute when settlement is either not available or in the best interest of our client.  We combine legal skill, hard work, and real world business experience to deliver impressive results. Our attorneys have successfully represented area businesses in commercial litigation disputes involving the following legal issues:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Fraud (Misrepresentation)
  • Negligence
  • Unfair Competition
  • False Promise or Concealment
  • Wage and Hour Disputes
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trade Secret Violations
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Construction Defect
  • Contractor – Subcontractor Disputes
  • Commercial Code/UCC claims
  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Interference with Economic Activity
  • Defamation, Slander, and Libel
Fraudulent Transfers
  • Ecommerce and other Online Disputes

Business Planning

It is less expensive to do it right the first time. We are experienced corporate lawyers who understand how to keep a company’s goals in focus throughout its life cycle.

Our Business Planning services include:

  • Selection of most advantageous form of business entity
  • Preparation of organizational and formation documents for corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and sole proprietorships
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Development of standard agreements, policies and procedures for new and established businesses
  • Corporate governance and regulatory compliance
  • Maintenance of annual minutes
  • Protection of intellectual property

Business Transactions

Transactions are critical to all businesses.  Limiting exposure to liability and ensuring protection is essential.  Accordingly,  we either prepare, review, analyze, or negotiate each of the following business transactions with the meticulous attention they deserve:

  • Service Contracts
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Commercial & Residential Leases
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Non-disclosure Agreements
  • Joint Venture and Strategic Alliance Agreements
  • Reseller, Vendor and Sales Distribution Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements