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Litigation For Businesses And Commercial Ventures

As a business owner or operator, you work hard to fulfill your obligations. Your reputation and livelihood depend on it. Your relationship with individuals and other businesses relies on all parties meeting their obligations. The law provides protections when businesses contracts or other legal obligations are not fulfilled.

The law firm of Donovan O'Connor & Dodig, LLP, is a Berkshire County institution. We have represented businesses of all sizes for over 100 years. Our lawyers can examine the details of your dispute and help you create an appropriate legal plan to address whatever is facing your business. Whether your problem requires negotiation, formal alternative dispute resolution (mediation or arbitration), or litigation, we can help.

Our lawyers are equipped to resolve serious and complex commercial disputes, including:

  • Breach of contract
  • Franchise disputes
  • Shareholder disputes, including minority shareholder claims
  • Partnership disputes
  • Enforcement actions

Are you seeking resolution for a business dispute? After more than a century working in business litigation, our firm can handle even the most complicated issues. We will work quickly to resolve your problem, saving you money and time. Call us at 413-663-3200 in Massachusetts or 802-442-3233 in Vermont.

Do You Know Your Options?

Out-of-court negotiations are often the ideal starting point for a dispute. If all parties involved are able and willing to compromise, several legal options are available. The primary choices are informal negotiation, mediation and arbitration. These options are less formal than litigation and can help avoid the costs and delays associated with a lawsuit.

Litigation, the act of going to court to have a judge or jury decide your case, is often the last resort. It puts your future in someone else’s hands and can be a long process.

There are times, however, when you must go to court. If your case requires litigation, you need a strong advocate with courtroom experience. You need one of our attorneys.

Do You Need A Creative Fee Agreement?

It may be rare for civil litigation firms to offer contingency fee options for business litigation cases. But with our many decades of experience, we have developed an ability to predict which lawsuits are likely to win for our clients.

In appropriate cases, we represent clients on a contingent fee basis in business disputes. In those cases, no attorneys’ fee is paid unless or until a recovery is made. We also offer hybrid-fee agreements (most often a lower hourly fee combined with a percentage of case recovery) in suitable cases. This can allow our clients to pursue meaningful claims without sacrificing the working capital necessary to continue running their business.

Focused On Helping Your Business Navigate Litigation

If you need help with commercial litigation, whether your business is a large corporation or a small individual operation, we are here for you. Reach us at 413-663-3200 in Massachusetts or 802-442-3233 in Vermont.  Donovan O'Connor & Dodig, LLP, handles business litigation in western Massachusetts and southern Vermont.

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