The Phillips Lytle Commercial Litigation Team has extensive experience in all phases of business disputes, including those involving banking, contracts, sales and product distribution, services, financing, construction, insurance coverage, joint ventures, employment, franchising, licensing, leasing, land use, real estate finance and development, energy, trusts, charitable organizations, shareholder and partnership disputes, consumer finance defense, professional liability, and machinery/technology warranties.
We are well versed in commercial statutes, antitrust and trade laws, securities laws, concessions laws, RICO, electronic discovery, cybersecurity, dealer acts, intellectual property laws, health care laws, and corporation and business organization statutes, as well as common law principles, including fraud, conversion, defamation, unfair competition, and tortious interference in all types of business disputes.
The bench strength of our Commercial Litigation Team brings to bear unique case management skills and techniques necessary for success in business litigation. Our experience with and knowledge of numerous industries, manufacturing processes, product distribution, business relationships, regulatory frameworks, contracts and financing enables us to quickly get up to speed, and render timely and informed opinions about the potential risks and rewards of various dispute resolution strategies.
The outcome of many business disputes is influenced by strategic decisions made early in a case – often won or lost in injunction proceedings that take place early in a case, on an expedited basis. We pride ourselves on the speed with which we can prosecute or mount an aggressive defense to injunction proceedings, and we are proud of our results in those proceedings.
Phillips Lytle is proud to be recognized for a seventh year by Chambers USA© for excellence in Litigation: General Commercial.
Corporate counsel rank Phillips Lytle in the top 15% of all national law firms for Commercial Litigation as named in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2018.
“Disparate Impact Liability Under the Fair Housing Act: A Potential Pitfall for Municipalities, Quasi-Governmental Agencies, Banks and Other Entities Involved with Residential and Mixed-Use Projects,” Phillips Lytle Business Litigation Client Alert, July 2015