Business Litigation

business-owner-settlementIn today’s business climate, the line between traditional “plaintiffs” and “defendants” is often blurred. Businesses and individuals alike understand that commercial disputes arise and that litigation may be a necessary option. Or, a business may be unwillingly forced to defend a lawsuit.  

In either case, Powers Taylor can help, having represented individuals as well as local, regional, national, and international companies in the prosecution and defense of legal claims. Our attorneys have successfully represented clients in complex business and financial disputes, such as partnership and closely-held corporation dissolutions, business receiverships, minority shareholder oppression litigation, and corporate fraud and breach of fiduciary duty cases.  In seeking recovery from individual officers and directors, Powers Taylor attorneys have successfully pierced the corporate veil, unwinding complex, fraudulent business structures and joint enterprises.  The business litigation attorneys at Powers Taylor also have significant experience across many different industry sectors, including oil and gas, technology, manufacturing, telecommunications, and aerospace parts and services.  Additionally, our attorneys are experienced in handling various forms of alternative dispute resolution, including SEC enforcement matters and investigations, arbitrations, and mediations.

Whether defending a business client in a breach of contract action or prosecuting a business fraud claim before a panel of arbitrators, our philosophy remains the same – to represent each client aggressively, provide value-added counsel, and assist each client in achieving its specific business objectives.

Other Areas of Business Litigation Practice –

  • Breaches of contract, including service, sale, distributorship, and residential and commercial construction agreements
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Corporate asset purchase disputes
  • Business merger, acquisition, reorganization, and dissolution disputes
  • Internet business disputes
  • Commercial lease disputes and lease defaults
  • Commercial banking and loan disputes
  • Deceptive Trade Practices – Consumer Protection Act (“DTPA”) claims
  • Uniform Commercial Code matters
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Officer and director liability claims
  • Professional malpractice claims
  • General and limited partnership disputes
  • Receiverships
  • Collection of judgments, arbitration awards, and substantial commercial debts

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