Business Litigation

(Plaintiffs and Defendants)  

While James, House, Downing, & Lueken P.A. has other areas of practice, the firm’s primary practice area is business and commercial litigation. Of course, there are innumerable types of cases and issues which fall under this area of law. These include but are not limited to:

  • Agency and Partnerships
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Banking and Finance Litigation
  • Bills and Promissory Notes
  • Breaches of Warranties (Express and Implied)
  • Broker-Dealer Arbitration (Securities Litigation and Arbitration)
  • Business Torts and Competition Litigation (fraud, concealment, conversion, negligence, tortious interference with contract or prospective economic advantage, misappropriation of trade secrets, civil conspiracy, slander of title, breach of fiduciary duty, negligent representation, unfair competition, etc.)
  • Class Action and Complex Litigation (both representing class action plaintiffs and class action defendants)
  • Confidentiality and Trade Secret Issues
  • Construction and Building Disputes
  • Contract and Business Disputes (breach of contract, fraud in the inducement of a party to the contract, enforceable or unenforceable provisions, available remedies for breach of contract and availability of attorney fees, contract interpretation disputes, specific performance of contract, etc.)
  • “Corporate Divorces” and Disputes Among Owners, Partners, Members, Joint Ventures, and Shareholders
  • Debt Collection/Debtor-Creditor Relations
  • Defamation (Libel, Slander, and Disparagement)
  • Disability Benefit Disputes and ERISA Disputes
  • Drafting and Litigation of Non-Compete Agreements, Restrictive Covenants, Covenants Not to Solicit Customers, and Confidentiality Agreements
  • Education Law
  • Employment Discrimination Litigation and Wrongful Discharge (representing both employers and employees)
  • Fifth Amendment Takings/Eminent Domain Cases
  • Foreclosure Litigation
  • Franchisors and Distributors Disputes
  • Government Contracts and Procurement Litigation (disputes arising out of private contractors’ agreements with the Government for provision of services or use of Government property)
  • Injunctions and Temporary Restraining Orders
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Disputes (patent, trademark, copyright, etc.)
  • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress and “Outrage” Claims
  • Land Use and Boundary or Zoning Disputes
  • Products Liability (Defective Products, Design Flaws, etc.)
  • Professional Liability and Malpractices (Attorneys, Accountants, Physicians, etc.)
  • Real Estate Disputes
  • RICO Litigation (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization)
  • Sales of Goods

James, House & Downing, P.A. has extensive experience in the area of business and commercial litigation. In fact, the firm is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in the area of commercial litigation, in addition to white collar criminal defense and personal injury. Please contact us if we can be of assistance.