The firm represents parties in all manner of business and commercial disputes, including actions for breach of contract and fraud, as well as disputes concerning derivative contracts and sophisticated financial products.
The firm represents shareholders of privately held corporations, partners, and limited liability company members seeking or involved in a business divorce. Business divorces involve situations where one or more of the owners of a closely held business determine to legally separate their interests by seeking dissolution of the business or a buy-out.
Private Company Disputes
The firm is familiar with the full range of disputes arising between owners of privately held businesses. We represent directors, officers, managers, and majority or minority owners in connection with such matters, including claims for breach of fiduciary duty and minority oppression, derivative actions, books and records requests, and accounting proceedings.
The firm represents parties in the formation of business entities, with a particular focus on representing clients in the negotiation and drafting of shareholder, partnership, and operating agreements.
Real Estate Litigation
The firm represents parties in disputes relating to commercial leases, purchase and sale agreements, and partnership and joint venture agreements.
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