The resolution of business disputes often requires a broad variety of business skills in addition to expertise in litigation and trials. The business litigation lawyers at Semmes specialize in representing businesses in disputes of all types. Our practice involves litigation in federal and state courts and administrative agencies, as well as alternative dispute resolution procedures involving arbitration and mediation.

Semmes’ business litigation lawyers regularly handle a wide variety of disputes arising from business matters, including complex disputes involving:

  • advertising
  • antitrust
  • bankruptcy matters
  • business torts
  • claims against the government
  • condominium law disputes
  • construction contracts
  • contracts
  • covenants not to compete
  • defense of lender liability suits
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • professional liability
  • securities
  • shareholder disputes
  • the Uniform Commercial Code
  • trade secrets
  • unfair competition

The Firm’s business litigation attorneys are members of the Antitrust, Business Law, Litigation and International Law Sections of the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the Maritime Law Association, the Defense Research Institute, American Inns of Court and the American Arbitration Association. Their public contributions include teaching law school, lectures industry and the bar and memberships on various boards of directors. Semmes’ attorneys also have close overseas attorney contacts in the major trading countries of the world.