Commercial Litigation

/Commercial Litigation
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Overview

Our experienced commercial litigation attorneys represent parties in a host of areas, including shareholder disputes, breach of contract, and consumer fraud act allegations (corporate law); commercial landlord/tenant disputes; construction delays and deficiencies (construction law); creditor rights and debt recovery matters (debt collection); allegations of employee discrimination and retaliation (employment law); pension and welfare benefits (ERISA); franchisor-franchisee disputes (franchise law); patent and trademark disputes (intellectual property); insurance and reinsurance coverage; product liability disputes (product liability); and violations of state and federal regulations relating to chemicals, pesticides, and other pollutants (environmental and toxic torts).

Comprehensive Commercial Litigation Services

Our attorneys are experienced litigators and trial lawyers who appear in both state and federal courts throughout New Jersey and New York.  We represent individuals, small start-ups, well established businesses, not-for-profit entities, condo and coop and homeowner’s associations, government entities, and not-for profit companies. We also represent clients in alternative dispute resolutions of mediation and arbitration in every aspect of commercial litigation.

Some of the major areas in which we provide commercial litigation services include:

  • Arbitration
  • Business defamation/disparagement
  • Business valuation
  • Chemical and toxic spills
  • Commercial Landlord/Tenant disputes
  • Construction delays and defects
  • Contract disputes
  • Debt collection matters
  • Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
  • Employment discrimination
  • Employment benefits and executive compensation
  • Environmental and Toxic Torts
  • Foreclosures
  • Franchise disputes
  • Fraud and misrepresentation
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes
  • Intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets)
  • Mediation
  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Pension and welfare benefits (ERISA)
  • Pesticides and pollutants
  • Products liability
  • Qui Tam
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”)
  • Real estate
  • Restrictive covenants (“non-compete agreements”)
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”)
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Tax valuation
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trust and Estates
  • Unfair competition/trade practices
  • Whistleblowing activities

Serving All Types of Businesses

The firm represents a broad assortment of different types of businesses, including publicly-traded companies, family-owned businesses, not-for-profit companies, and government entities.  Our clients include:

  • Banks
  • Bars/taverns
  • Car dealerships
  • Condo/Coop and Homeowner’s associations
  • Construction companies
  • Cruise lines
  • Developers, contractors, subcontractors
  • Document management/data storage
  • Energy providers
  • Franchisees and franchisors
  • Headhunters/recruiters
  • Healthcare practices and practitioners (doctors, dentists, nurses)
  • Hospital/health care facilities
  • Insurance companies
  • Manufacturers (including food, jewelry, exercise equipment, and machines and equipment)
  • Newspaper/media outlets/personnel
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Realtors
  • Restaurants
  • Retailers
  • Water treatment companies

Contact Us

We are committed to servicing the needs of our clients and work in the most cost-efficient manner to provide the best and most expedient results.  For more information about our commercial litigation services, click on the links to any of the firm’s practice areas above, or contact one of the firm’s Commercial Litigation attorneys, Thomas C. Jardim, Bennet Susser, Dennis Gleason, or Tony Bedwell.