Business & Personal Financial Litigation

The Firm represents clients at both the trial court and appellate level embroiled in business and financial disputes. It represents both individuals and entities in cases involving complex partnership and shareholder disputes, defense of unfair competition claims, trade secret and intellectual property litigation, employment conflicts, and legal and accounting malpractice cases. In addition, the Firm represents clients with breach of contract and business tort claims involving real property and secured financing.

Results(Successfully tried or resolved by settlement)

  • Injunction by a business owner against a competitor for unfair business practices that stopped the competitor from stealing customers and using illegal tactics in its operation
  • Defense of misappropriation of trade secret claims by a former employer who sought to keep its former employees from starting their own business
  • Defense of claims against a restaurant owner for unfair competition and breach of contract
  • Recoupment of IRS penalties and interest for tax payers on claims against accountants for professional negligence
  • Recovery in an action against a fiduciary who embezzled money from underage beneficiaries
  • Judgment (plus punitive damages) against a vendor that converted a customer’s property using fraud
  • Favorable settlement with a foreign corporation that breached a contract with a California construction company
  • Successful quiet title action in inter-family dispute over real property