Experienced Business Litigators
Our attorneys explore every opportunity, take decisive legal action
Business litigation cases can be complex legal matters. The slightest mistake can have serious, financial consequences. That’s why it’s critical for companies and business professionals to consult with an experienced attorney before embarking on any significant business venture.
The legal team at Eller Tonnsen Bach, LLC has the knowledge and the expertise you need to succeed and successfully navigate your way through any legal obstacle. We understand how the legal system operates. We know what strategies work. That’s why businesses choose us to represent them when it matters most.
We have years of experience working with businesses and corporations of all sizes. In each case, we bring the same level of commitment and personalized attention to every legal matter we handle. We never take anything for granted. We always dig deeper in search of effective solutions that produce positive outcomes.
Don’t underestimate the complexity or urgency of your legal matter. Many legal issues involving businesses need to be addressed right away. Otherwise, your business could be adversely affected while you wait to take legal action. Our attentive attorneys can get straight to work on your case. We’re focused on finding cost-effective solutions that deliver results.
Areas Of Focus
Our law firm represents clients dealing with a wide range legal matters involving business litigation. We have worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Some of our areas of focus involving business law include:
- Breach Of Contract – A contract dispute occurs when one party has a disagreement regarding a contract’s terms, definitions, or performance. A contract breach can be material or minor. We can help you determine what legal remedies might be available to you.
- Shareholder Disputes – Shareholder disputes can be sensitive, complex legal cases. Reaching a final resolution can be challenging. Whatever the cause of the dispute, we can assist in facilitating a solution.
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty – Financial advisors or other fiduciaries are legally required to act in the best interest of the company or shareholders. If fiduciaries violate this trust, that’s commonly referred to as a breach of fiduciaryduty.
- Business Break-ups – If you are involved in a business break up or split, don’t attempt to handle it alone. We can help you understand and explore your legal options and move forward.
- Intellectual Property Disputes – Intellectual property refers to the rules and regulations for securing rights to your trademark, logo, business name, or reputation. Partner with one of our attorneys and discover how your business goodwill can be protected under the law.
- Non-Compete Agreements – Such agreements are common and can effect your career or business. Whether you are seeking to enforce or avoid a non-compete, our legal team can assist you and explain the options available to you.
- Mechanic’s Lien – This type of case refers to legal claims made against property that has been remodeled or improved in an attempt to recover unpaid money. If you are involved in a mechanic’s lien dispute, we can work with you to resolve your legal matter.
- Trademark Disputes – Such legal cases often involve disputes over trademark infringement, maintaining a trademark as well as applications for emergency injunctive relief. Whatever the circumstances of your case, we can help you explore your legal options.
- Trade Secret Litigation – Many intellectual property cases involve trade secret litigation, non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and other legal matters that arise due to proprietary information. Whatever the details of your case, we can assist with your legal matter.
- Unfair Trade Practices – Accusations of unfair or deceptive trade practices can be complex legal matters. We can help you every step of the way and make sure you are in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and ethical trade practices.
- Fair Debt Collection Action Cases – Allegations of violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), a federal law, often involve disputes between consumers and debt collectors. Such legal cases can be challenging litigation matters.
- Uniform Commercial Code Litigation – The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) covers many commercial and business transactions. UCC disputes often involve one party’s non-compliance of existing business contracts between the two parties.
- Article 2 Litigation – Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) primarily involves commercial transactions often not explicitly covered in many written contracts. Many states have their own Article 2 regulations governing the sale of goods and services.
- Real Property Litigation – Real property cases often involve legal issues related to the property ownership, financing, development and regulatory matters. Our legal team can assist and advise on all aspects related to such cases.
- Easement Litigation – Legal matters involving property easements can cover a wide range, from boundary disputes to establishing an easement. Make sure your fully understand your rights and legal obligations.
- Real Covenants – Legally binding agreements are often made between landowners and individuals or businesses that use the land. Such agreements may involve affirmative promises to allow certain uses or restrictions designed to prevent certain uses. Our attorneys can explain and analyze the benefit and the burden of specific agreements.
- Statute of Elizabeth claims – Such complex cases often involve fraudulent conveyances, a legal term used to describe unlawful gifts made by someone often to avoid paying a creditor. Statute of Elizabeth claims, particularly in South Carolina, often involve creditors trying to undo unlawful asset transfers.
- Fraudulent Conveyances – Legal cases often involving asset transfers or gifts made by individuals or businesses in an attempt to avoid paying creditors, particularly in cases involving bankruptcy. Various state and federal laws cover such unlawful financial transactions and often require the assistance of a skilled business litigator.
- Successor Liability – This legal term refers to who’s responsible for any financial liabilities for a company following the purchase or sale of a business’ assets. Many issues arise in such cases and need to be addressed in order to avoid disputes or legal action.
- Securities Fraud – Sometimes referred to as investment fraud, securities fraud often involves allegations of financial wrongdoing involving investment professionals. Such allegations may include insider trading, stock manipulation, front running or selling fraudulent securities.
- Restrictive Covenant Conflicts – A restrictive covenant is clause or restriction listed in an employment contract. Employees who sign such contracts agree abide by such restrictive clauses in the contract. Failure to abide by such covenants can result in fines or other punitive measures.
- Debtor-Creditor Violations – Such violations on the part of creditors often involve violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Such violations often include creditors not sending written notification about a debt to a debtor or repeatedly contacting debtors.
- Quiet Title Actions – Such legal cases often involve establishing who is the rightful owner of a specific piece of property. In particular, attorneys often resolve property title disputes if several parties claim to legally own the same piece of property.
- Limited Liability Companies – A limited liability company (LLC) is owned by a limited number of owners, known asmembers. There are many other important distinctions and advantages to organizing a company as an LLC. An attorney can explain the details and benefits of this business structure.
- Partnerships – This type of business structure often involves a limited number people owning a company. Various legal issues often arise involving business partnerships, including forming a partnership, adding a partner or dissolving a partnership.
- Corporations – Many businesses decide to organize their company as a corporation. There are many different types of corporations and legal issues that often arise involving them, from forming a corporation, establishing the financial structure for the company to legal cases involving shareholder disputes or other legal matters.
- S Corporations – These types of corporations are similar to partnerships since only a limited number of shareholders own stock in the company. There are many other advantages to S corporations, including the tax filing process and who’s responsible for paying such taxes.
- Government Entities – Our law firm regularly works with municipalities and other government agencies dealing with a wide range of legal issues, including cases involving municipal governance and representing governmental entities in liability cases.
- Corporate Finance Law – Securing financial capital for corporations and other business can be complex legal matters. Our law firm can assist with corporate contracts, private offerings, public offerings, SEC Filings and other legal issues.
- Mergers and Acquisitions – Buying a company or merging two together often involves many, mandatory legal steps. Our law firm can help every step of the way, from conducting a due diligent investigation to drafting a letter of intent all the way through to the closing transaction and every step in between.
The stakes can be high in many business litigation cases. That’s why it’s critical to consult with an experienced attorney who understands the law and knows how to effectively resolve challenging legal cases.
What Sets Us Apart
Experience matters when it comes to choosing a lawyer to handle complex cases involving business litigation. That why our firm takes great pride in being the law firm many businesses and fellow attorneys choose to resolve their legal matter.
Our award-winning lawyers have years of experience working with businesses of all sizes in a wide range of industries. As a result, we have an in-depth understanding of the state and federal laws and statutes that often apply to many business litigation cases.
Many professionals consistently pick our law firm to represent them based on our history of delivering measurable results. We value their business. As your attorney, we will tireless as well to earn your trust and help you achieve success on your terms.
Our Unique Approach
We never take a one-size-fits-all approach towards business litigation cases. We realize different cases often present unique challenges, even within the same field. Instead, we take the time to learn about your business and your specific legal needs and goals. That way, we can create a personalized strategy that effectively addresses your specific legal issues.
Our approach starts with assessing the legal obstacles facing your business and how to effectively address them. We also explore whether any opportunities exist in your specific situation and determine the best way to capitalize on them.
Our hands-on approach continues throughout your case. We diligently research your case, whether it’s carefully examining existing contracts or drafting new ones that address all applicable state and federal rules and regulations. We leave no stone unturned.
What To Expect
When you hire us to represent you, you can also expect to be treated with respect. That’s why we promise to keep you informed every step of the way. We will clearly communicate with you the status of your case, as well as any risks or opportunities that occur in different situations. That way, you can make informed decisions based on the facts.
We also understand the importance of acting in a timely, efficient manner. This is particularly true with many business filings, which often have strict deadlines. We know how to skillfully work our way through different regulatory processes and how to complete critical tasks on time in a cost-effective manner.
Get the right result for your business. Contact us
You understand your business’ needs best. You can expect the same when you hire an attorney at our firm to represent you. Our experienced lawyers know how to resolve complex legal issues and we have the case results to prove it.
As your lawyer, you can count on us to focus on preserving your business’ assets while minimizing unnecessary costs. In addition, we carefully select which cases we handle at our firm. That way, we can provide your business with the personalized attention you deserve.
Learn more about how we can help you get the right result for your business. Contact our law firm and schedule an appointment at one of our three office office locations in South Carolina and North Carolina.
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