Top Rated Business Litigation Lawyers Columbus, Ohio

Commercial disputes are complicated. They often involve complex business transactions, contracts, and more often than not, numerous parties. These disputes are some of the most difficult cases to litigate due to the voluminous number of exhibits and documents that must be collected, sifted through, summarized, and presented to the court.

Apart from the complexity of the facts, prevailing contractual law and remedies, especially under the uniform commercial code, is often misunderstood and misapplied. Clients that have not been appropriately advised by competent business attorneys can overestimate the net value of their case or inadvertently expose their company to unnecessary liability. Certain situations may require a non-breaching party to take actions to mitigate damages. In other instances, breaching parties can take a number of steps to mitigate potential liability by offering viable alternatives to its performance under a contract.

An experienced business litigator is necessary to navigate the complexity of Ohio and Federal procedures, discovery processes, and other deadlines and obligations. Our Columbus commercial litigation lawyers have appeared in various courts throughout Ohio in business disputes, including the Common Pleas Courts of Franklin, Delaware, Harrison, and Lawrence County. Our business litigation attorneys have also handled commercial disputes in Federal Court and in appeals in both the Tenth and Fifth Ohio Appellate Districts.

If your business has a potential dispute, it is never too early to involve competent business counsel. Involving competent business and corporate attorneys from the outset of a dispute can often lead to a quicker (and believe it or not) cheaper resolution. Our business litigation attorneys are equipped to represent litigants in a number of general business cases, including:

 

  • Contractual disputes, including:
    • Technology and intellectual property disputes
    • Construction and renovation contracts
    • Mechanics’ liens
    • Employment contractual disputes
    • Real estate contracts
    • Commercial lease disputes
    • Defending claims under consumer sales laws, including the Consumer Sales Practices Act and the Home Solicitation Sales Act
    • Business ownership and partnership disputes
    • Other general contracts for goods and services

  • Employment litigation, including defending employers against a number of suits under federal and state law, including:
    • Sexual harassment claims
    • Wage and hour suits
    • Equal pay claims
    • Wrongful termination
    • Claims of discrimination
    • EEOC complaints
    • Other suits arising under Title VII, Age Discrimination Act, Equal Pay Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Ohio Civil Rights Act


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