Business Litigation Services
We outmaneuver opposing forces to achieve your litigation goals in a wide variety of business disputes.
Breach of Contract
Breach of contract claims are disputes involving the performance of contractual obligations or the exercised of contractual rights. The case can be brought in court or in an arbitration proceeding, and can involve a wide variety of subject matter, including matters such as leases, promissory notes and debt obligations, customer agreements (including class actions), labor and employment contracts, noncompete agreements and other restrictive covenants, uniform commercial code (UCC) transactions, sales of goods or services, business purchase and sale agreements, shareholder or operating agreements, or anything else related to business operations and transactions.
Business Trade Practices and Fraud
Business torts are civil litigation cases that involve some form alleged wrongdoing beyond merely a breach. They include cases involving deceptive trade practices (usually brought under Florida’s Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Act, either standing alone or as a corollary to a violation of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act), civil racketeering claims (usually brought under the Florida RICO Act); fraud and fraudulent inducement, negligent misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, and civil theft claims; defamation; tortious interference with contractual or business relationships, and conspiracy (sometimes called aiding and abetting or aider and abettor claims) relating to allegations of participating or assisting others in committing any of the foregoing claims.
Labor and Employment
This category of claims involves any lawsuit against or brought by an employee or independent contractor. It includes claims for wages, commissions, or benefits; and claims under Title VII of the Civil rights Act of 1964; the Americans with Disabilities Act; the Age Discrimination In Employment Act, the Older Workers Benefits Protection Act; the Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974; the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act; the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866; the Family and Medical Leave Act; the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002; the National Labor Relations Act, as amended; the Uniform Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act; the Immigration Reform and Control Act; the Fair Credit Reporting Act; the Equal Pay Act; Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act; Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); Florida Civil Rights Act; Florida Whistleblower’s Act.Free Case Evaluation
Partner / Shareholder / Investor / Fiduciary
Cases involving claims raised in privately held business entities, sometimes referred to as derivative actions, minority owner oppression or freeze-out cases, and includes statutory inspection claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and litigation over shareholder agreements or operating agreements.Free Labor and Employment Case Evaluation
Claims over patent, trademark, or copyright rights, including infringement actions, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition.
Commercial Real Estate
Representation of purchasers or sellers concerning a commercial real estate transaction or the subject property.