Planning to avoid disputes, standing strong when they arise. We steer your case through court, to trial and, if necessary, appeal. Our attorneys feel equally at home at the negotiating table and in the courtroom, understanding your unique situation and tailoring solutions that fit.

Our litigation, arbitration and mediation work includes

Protecting franchisee rights, including:

  • Fraud claims, disclosure violations and start-up issues
  • Franchise agreement breaches, royalties disputes and standards enforcement
  • Franchise termination and non-renewal
  • Non-competition and confidentiality violations
  • Trademark protection

Corporate and business litigation, including:

  • Breach of contract, fraud and fiduciary duty claims
  • Protecting shareholders’ rights
  • Resolving shareholder and director deadlock and “freeze-out” disputes
  • Enforcing employment agreements including confidentiality, non-compete provisions and other restrictive covenants

Real estate and construction litigation, including:

  • Actions for eviction, nonpayment of rent and other lease defaults
  • Resolving complex mechanics lien claims
  • Prosecuting and defending mortgage foreclosures
  • Resolving sublease, termination, non-renewal and covenant disputes

Employment matters, including:

  • Enforcing employment agreements, restrictive covenants and severance provisions
  • Discrimination, harassment and unfair practice claims
  • Representing clients in litigation, arbitration and administrative proceedings