Business And Shareholder Litigation
Just like a good offense is really a good defense, defending a business from litigation starts with drafting effective agreements that outline clear processes for dispute resolution. However, if your business has come under attack from another business, a consumer or one of its own partners or shareholders, you need strong counsel to help you protect your rights.
The Law Firm of Stephen S. Burgoon offers comprehensive business law services for small- to medium-sized companies in the Frederick, Maryland, area. A trial lawyer with 20 years of experience, attorney Stephen Burgoon assists business clients in protecting their investments, their assets and potentially their livelihoods in the event of business and shareholder litigation.
Pursuing litigation can be costly, disruptive and time-consuming if not handled properly. Mr. Burgoon seeks results that are both cost-effective and efficient so you can get back to business as usual.
Protecting Clients’ Rights In Business Or Shareholder Disputes
One of the firm’s primary objectives when offering small-business counsel is to draft solid agreements between shareholders, partners or vendors to prevent future disputes. However, problems may still arise in the context of day-to-day operation. Mr. Burgoon offers strategic advice on prosecuting or defending against:
- Breach of contract disputes
- Nonpayment issues
- Oppression of minority shareholders and other shareholder disputes
- Partnership disputes
- Intellectual property theft or piracy
- Violation on noncompete agreements
- Customer-facing disputes
- Collection or payment disputes
- Environmental claims
- Tax disputes and regulatory compliance
Not all disputes must be resolved through litigation. Mr. Burgoon is sensitive to the economic realities of pursuing a court claim, and can advise clients on whether other resolutions through negotiation, mediation or arbitration are possible. For collections, filing a lien may be possible to bring the other party into line. Should a trial become necessary, Mr. Burgoon seeks effective and efficient outcomes that align with clients’ objectives.
Contact A Montgomery County Business Disputes Lawyer
To discuss your particular commercial dispute with an experienced business lawyer, contact The Law Firm of Stephen S. Burgoon at 301-228-0769. You may also send your request by email. The firm offers weekend appointments as needed.