Business & Contract Disputes

We routinely represent individuals, business owners, closely-held companies, creditors, employers, employees, and others in a broad spectrum of business, commercial, contract, and employment disputes.

Areas of Focus


  • Agency agreements
  • Boundary line agreements
  • Brokerage agreements
  • Construction and home improvement contracts
  • Guaranties
  • Easement agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Escrow agreements
  • Insurance policies
  • Joint ownership, co-tenant, and occupancy agreements
  • Lease and sublease agreements
  • License agreements
  • Member operating agreements
  • Mortgages
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Powers of attorney
  • Promissory notes
  • Real estate contracts
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Settlement agreements
  • Service and vendor contracts
  • Shareholder agreements

Types of Claims

  • Bad faith and deceptive business practices
  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of covenant of good faith & fair dealing
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Business divorce and dissolution
  • Collections and debt enforcements
  • Constructive trusts
  • Contract reformation and rescission
  • Conversion
  • Declaratory judgment
  • Defalcation
  • Equitable mortgage
  • Equitable subrogation
  • Fraud
  • Money damages
  • Quantum meruit
  • Rescission and cancellation
  • Restitution
  • Specific performance
  • Temporary and permanent injunctive relief
  • Tortious interference with contract
  • Undue influence
  • Unjust enrichment

Representative Matters

  • Defeated a prospective purchaser’s summary judgment motion seeking to invalidate the sale of real property
  • Prevailed on creditor’s claim to enforce a promissory note against allegations of fraud
  • Obtained preliminary injunction against guarantor under a promissory note enjoining the transfer of assets
  • Defeated request for injunctive relief in a constructive trust action involving multiple parcels of real property owned by a corporation
  • Obtained dismissal of a cooperative corporation’s action alleging fraud and breach of contract
  • Represented a business owner in negotiating the modification of restrictive covenant and non-compete provisions
  • Represented a business owner in negotiating an agreement with co-business owner dissolving and winding-up the business
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an on-air television personality against prominent television broadcast company for wrongful termination and breach of employment contract
  • Obtained injunctive relief freezing an agent’s assets pending the resolution of an ultimately successful action against the agent for fraud and conversion
  • Successfully defended a real estate company against an attack seeking to invalidate its purchase of real property due to the seller’s alleged fraud and lack of board approval

We invite you to contact us for more information or to schedule a consultation.