Disputes Among Shareholders, Owners and Management
Few companies or business ventures are exempt from conflict. Far too many businesses fail or experience costly disruption because the parties involved did not plan for resolving the conict. When disputes arise, it is critical that individual owners, shareholders and partners have trusted legal guidance, cutting through the emotion of the situation to provide a clear roadmap to resolution.
Often the most ideal and cost-effective options entail a commercial resolution. Our attorneys are skilled at crafting innovative solutions for nonlitigation negotiation and resolution. If the dispute requires litigation, however, to protect the interests of our clients, we are prepared to go to court. Our litigators will leverage decades of combined experience to achieve the best possible outcome in court.
Valuable Dispute Resolution Strategies
Owners, shareholders and partnership disputes can range broadly to include:
Management and control issues and disputes
Financial disputes, including dividends and compensation
Breach of contract disputes, including noncompete agreements and nondisclosure agreements Breach of duciary duties, self-dealing and officer misconduct
Disputes with minority shareholders
Freezeouts and squeezeouts
The impact of a death or divorce on the business
Business succession disputes
Disputes surrounding dissolution or winding down a company
All too often, particularly in cases of closely held companies, emotions and other interpersonal dynamics run high and can affect the outcome or resolution of the dispute, if not carefully managed in the resolution process. Our lawyers will guide you through the external factors that threaten the company's interests and deliver creative solutions for resolving the matter.
For more information, please contact our law office today.
3700 Buffalo Speedway, Suite 420
Houston, Texas 77098