Litigation

Business Litigation

Any business litigation (whether it is a contract, employment, or partnership dispute) can be both expensive and time consuming. Any good lawyer will tell you to try everything possible to avoid litigation. However, sometimes litigation is simply unavoidable. Unfortunately, chances are very high that you and your business may be involved in a lawsuit over the course of your business’ lifetime. Disputes can arise between business partners, clients, and employees. They can arise out of State and Federal statutes, or based on contracts. It’s a natural part of the business life cycle.

If you are reading these words, chances are that time may already have come for you, with you either being the plaintiff or the defendant in a commercial litigation or contract dispute. There are many moving parts that go into successfully navigating the murky world of litigation, and only those who are skilled and experienced in the art of dispute resolution are able to come out at the other end of the tunnel relatively unscathed.

Attorney Jeffrey Davis is one such experienced business litigation attorney who has cut his teeth in the complex world of business litigation having represented hundreds of businesses and business owners. This is the exact same skill-set and experience that he will be deploying, among other resources, to ensure that whatever type of business litigation you and your business are facing, the result will end up being in your favor.

  1. Vacating default judgments
  2. Preliminary injunctions
  3. Motion for default judgment
  4. Motion for contempt
  5.  Motion to compel arbitration
  6. Motion to compel discovery responses

Contract Litigation

This firm represents businesses and individuals in disputes arising out of virtually every type of business contract and business relationship. 

  1. Breach of employment contracts or employee handbooks
  2. Breach of non-compete agreements
  3. Breach of non-solicitation agreements
  4. Breach of commercial contracts 
  5. Independent contractor disputes
  6. Interference with contractual relations
 

Partnership Disputes and Business Divorce Litigation

With a strong focus on partnership disputes and business divorce, we are ready to meet the needs of businesses of all shapes and sizes including family owned businesses, closely held businesses, corporations, LLC’s and partnerships. 

Types of common business litigation issues include:

  1. Dissolution proceedings
  2. Accountings
  3. Access to books and records
  4. Removing directors and officers
  5. Breach of fiduciary duties, 
  6. Fraud, embezzlement, and misappropriation
  7. Unfair business practices
  8. Oppressed shareholder claims
  9. Shareholder status

Timing is of the essence in any business or commercial litigation, so the earlier you speak to a business litigation lawyer, the better for your case. Contact us today for a free consultation. Don’t delay.

Construction Contract Disputes

Having worked in construction, represented scores of contractors and homeowners in construction contract disputes, and taught classes on construction contract matters, Jeffrey K. Davis, Esq. is well prepared to represent you in your construction contract dispute. This firm handles all construction contract related matters including: 

  1. mechanic’s liens
  2. trust fund accounting claims
  3. breach of contract, and 
  4. professional negligence

 

Employment Disputes

 

Employment issues can be especially tricky for a business owner considering the “guilty until proven innocent” direction of most state and federal laws. Whether it’s an overtime dispute, wage dispute, or discrimination claim, we exclusively represent business owners in proving them innocent or negotiating a sensible settlement.