Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
Business disputes between shareholders and partners can disrupt a business operation and ultimately affect profit margins. At the law office of Fisher & Talwar, our business litigation attorneys have extensive experience in handling business disputes between members, partners and shareholders. Our knowledge of contract and corporate law enables us to create creative and effective claims and/or defenses.
Our Firm Handles Partnership and Shareholder Disputes in Southern California
At the law office of Fisher & Talwar, our seasoned partnership dispute lawyers offer a comprehensive approach that includes utilizing alternative means of dispute resolution, including mediation or arbitration, to resolve disputes prior to trial. Our successful approach includes understanding the factors that created the shareholder or partnership dispute such as:
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Breach of contract
- Corporate liquidation
- Minority shareholder oppression
- Business dissolution
- Diversion of assets
- Misappropriation of trade secrets
- Usurping corporate opportunities
The business litigation attorneys at our firm understand what parties risks losing in partnership or shareholder disputes. Our detailed focus helps us identify viable solutions, while seeking to minimize any legal or financial implications.
When appropriate, we consult forensic accountants to determine the extent of damages involved in the partnership or shareholder dispute. We evaluate the cost and benefit of resolving disputes through negotiated settlements or arbitration over litigation. At every stage of litigation, our partnership dispute attorneys seek to preserve our business clients’ interests by preventing a long, drawn-out courtroom battle. When trial is unavoidable, we are prepared to successfully litigate the case before a jury or judge.
Protecting Our Clients’ Best Interests in Shareholder Derivative Claims
If a shareholder identifies an abuse of power by officers or directors of a company, and the company refuses to take any action, the shareholder can filing a lawsuit on behalf of the corporation. This type of a claim is known as a derivative action. Our legal team has an extensive background handling shareholder derivative claims on behalf of shareholders and corporations. We understand the specific procedures that must be followed when filing a shareholder derivative claim and know the right steps to take in securing our clients’ best interests.
Contact Our Attorneys
Contact us online or call (213) 891-0777 to meet with a highly skilled Los Angeles Shareholder and Partnership dispute attorney. We are available to meet with you between 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 Monday through Friday. Evening and weekend consultations are available by appointment.