While the center of business litigation is typically a contract, lawsuits can be defined by what happens outside of an agreement. The realities of an increasingly competitive business world have fueled a wide variety of business tort disputes, which can translate to significant damage exposure in the form of both actual and exemplary damages. As businesses compete for lucrative contracts, strive for business survival, and face bottom-line pressures dealing with customers, the line of proper conduct can be crossed. This is true both in the high-stakes transactions involving large corporations and those involving the survival of small businesses.
Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom has an experienced group of trial attorneys well-prepared to litigate the variety of business torts facing each client’s unique circumstance. Our attorneys have successfully guided clients, both large and small, in prosecuting and defending claims of breach of contract, business disparagement and tortious interference as businesses seek to gain favorable business relations and agreements. In conjunction with its own board certified labor and employment lawyers, our lawyers have skillfully prosecuted and defended misappropriations of trade secrets and unfair competition cases where the need for obtaining or preventing injunctions may be the heart of business survival. Our attorneys have also earned the confidence of many clients through successfully prosecuting allegations of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty. Our lawyers know that the rapidly moving business environment and growing arena of business torts requires responsiveness, prompt and prudent decision-making, and a cost-efficient approach to litigation designed by knowledgeable attorneys.