What to Expect with a Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Any type of disagreement that comes up in a business context can fall into the category of commercial litigation and require the help of a commercial litigation lawyer, such as the ones available at Eric Seigel Law. These issues are legally and factually complex more so than regular civil litigation issues and typically fall under their own version of the law.

There are typically going to be multiple issues and parties involved, in any type of commercial litigation case so you need to work with a commercial litigation lawyer that you can trust and communicate clearly with. 

When you are looking to hire a commercial litigation lawyer, you should ensure that you are hiring the correct type of lawyer for the correct type of dispute. Some of the listed below disputes are some of the most common reasons you may hire a commercial litigation lawyer.

  • Contracts,
  • Labor and employment,
  • Insurance,
  • Intellectual property,
  • Shareholders,
  • Partnership,
  • Tortious interference,
  • Breach of fiduciary duty,
  • Debt collection,
  • Real estate,
  • Securities,
  • Zoning and land use,
  • Taxes,
  • Cybersecurity,
  • Product liability,
  • Fraud, or
  • Any other legal issue affecting your business.

Commercial litigation can secure or destroy the financial stability and reputation of your business, and depending upon the outcome, your business can be at stake. With the commercial litigation lawyer on your side, they are going to be able to help you protect the interest of your business and ensure that everything is going smoothly.

What to Look for in a Commercial Litigation Law Firm

When you are looking at commercial litigation lawyers, you should ask them about their experience and ensure that this nuclear type of dispute is something that they have dealt with before and have the experience to deal with now. Commercial litigation can cover a wide range of legal issues and you need to make sure that you choose a lawyer who is knowledgeable about the area of law that you are dealing with specifically in this instance. However, a lawyer who focuses on your particular area of law is going to be more efficient and they are going to be likely to save you money as you go throughout your case.

You are going to want a lawyer who is extremely comfortable in the courtroom, because most lawsuits are going to try to be settled out of court however if your lawyer does not have courtroom experience the opposing side may push you to settle when it is not in your best interest or they may try to force you to go to court and get your lawyer blindsided.