A business dispute can occur over virtually anything, including contracts, partnerships, and transactions. If not handled deftly and promptly, the dispute can cripple your business.
At Shjeflo, Riley & Cruz LLP, we have helped business owners settle complex disputes through both negotiation and litigation since 1978. We know how important it is for you as a business owner to increase profitability and limit liability. Our highly qualified attorneys can provide you with sound advice and, if necessary, represent you in litigation.
We handle diverse types of business disputes
For 40 years, our Bay Area attorneys at Shjeflo, Riley & Cruz LLP have successfully represented California business owners in a variety of disputes. We recognize that a dispute can affect the daily operations of your business, and we are prepared to swiftly stand by your side, uncover the facts of your case, and work diligently to help you obtain a fair resolution. Below are some of the business litigation matters that we handle on a regular basis:
- Breach of fiduciary duty. We have extensive experience helping clients file actions for breach of fiduciary duty. If a broker, shareholder, or business officer has engaged in actions contrary to your interests, our skilled lawyers are prepared to fight for your rights.
- Breach of contract. The best way to prevent contract disputes from arising is to have an attorney assist you in drafting a sound and thorough agreement, but even a concise and well-thought-out contract may not be sufficient. Our San Francisco Peninsula attorneys are equipped to defend your interests.
- Partnership disputes. A disagreement between the owners of a company can destroy a business. We provide prompt and effective representation in many types of partnership disputes, including control disputes, shareholder disputes, merger and acquisition disputes, and dissolution litigation.
- Intellectual property disputes: In California, if you want to protect your trade secrets, it is essential to have employees sign a non-disclosure agreement. If an employee or former employee violates such an agreement, our lawyers can assist you in taking legal action.