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Business Litigation

Business and Commercial Litigation Attorneys

Business litigation disputes typically involve contractual claims, torts such as interference with contract and misappropriation, and intellectual property infringement stemming from copyright or trademark violations.

California and New York Business Lawyers and Commercial Litigators

When companies do business, disputes are bound to arise—and sometimes those disagreements cannot be resolved. This is when a business lawyer and commercial litigator can help. We understand that dispute resolution may mean the difference between profit and loss.

Heerde Blum LLP represents businesses and individuals in many different industries in prosecuting and defending a wide variety of complex business litigation claims, which often involve claims made for breach of contract, as well as business tort claims, such as fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and improper and unauthorized use of confidential information and trade secrets.

We also represent shareholders and partners in disputes that arise internally within privately held businesses. In this area, as in most others, the firm represents both plaintiffs and defendants. The firm also represents and protects the rights of shareholders, corporate officers, directors, managers and general partners in the context of “business divorces.”

To learn more about our California and New York business law and commercial litigation practice, contact us.

What Common Disputes Give Rise to Commercial and Business Litigation?

Some of the most common types of legal claims involving business disputes are:

      • When a party to a contract fails to substantially perform within the agreed-upon time frame, the other party may suefor breach of contract.
      • A tort, fraud involves a false representation that one party relies on and sustains damages as a result.
      • The tort of misrepresentation occurs when a business is misled by a false statement and induced to enter a contract. The deceived party may sue for damages and ask that the business contract be rescinded.
      • Conversion occurs when someone assumes ownership of goods without authorization and deprives the owner of its rights. The wrongdoer may be sued.
      • When a third party persuades someone to break a contract or intentionally interferes with a business relationship, the harmed party may file a tort suit alleging intentional interference with contract.
      • If a company’s intellectual property such as trademarks, copyrights, logos and trade dress — are used without its permission, a claim may be made for infringement.
      • Shareholder and partnership litigation may arise in private corporations – especially when one party is leaving the business. Minority stakeholders may believe they are being oppressed by the majority owners. Majority owners, controlling shareholders and directors may also have claims against those with minority stakes in a company.

Contact Experienced New York and California Business Law and Commercial Litigation Attorneys

We are experienced and aggressive business law and commercial litigation professionals. To learn more about how to protect your business, contact Heerde Blum LLP by calling 213-770-5757 or 212-920-5858 or by filling out our online contact form.

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Whether a legal dispute is in an early stage, in litigation, or in the post-trial phase, Heerde Blum LLP offers fresh and innovative approaches to help clients find solutions to their legal problems.

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