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Carroll, Burdick & McDonough’s Commercial and Business Litigation team features a renowned group of seasoned attorneys who are regarded by our peers as experts. The team encompasses skilled attorneys who successfully try cases in state and federal courts, and who are experienced in negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

We represent a variety of business institutions, including major corporations, technology companies, software manufacturers, internet companies, banks and other financial institutions, owners of small- to mid-sized businesses, real estate developers, commercial building owners, and foreign and domestic high-tech corporations.

While our Commercial and Business Litigation team has the depth and breadth to handle any size of commercial dispute, it remains lean enough to avoid overstaffing and redundancy, thereby offering significant cost savings to our clients.

We focus on working closely with our clients as strategists, defining the objectives of the litigation and implementing a strategy to achieve those objectives most effectively and efficiently.

Our substantive expertise is broad and encompasses complex commercial litigation, including:

  • class actions
  • consumer litigation
  • all types of contract disputes
  • fraud
  • warranty breaches
  • intellectual property
  • misappropriation of trade secrets
  • employment disputes
  • unfair business practices
  • prosecution and defense of all types of business torts
  • corporate and partnership disputes
  • professional liability
  • bad faith insurance claims
  • real property and construction litigation
  • environmental litigation
  • consumer remedies
  • creditors’ rights
  • securities fraud

Our attorneys have represented a wide variety of financial institutions throughout California for over 25 years in both litigation and workouts. We have handled all aspects of banking defense work primarily involving:

  • bad faith claims
  • unfair business practices
  • discrimination in lending
  • fraud
  • forgeries/check claims
  • operations
  • employee defalcation
  • organized crime schemes
  • real estate-based issues concerning
  • judicial foreclosures
  • receiverships
  • prejudgment remedies

We are committed to providing superior service to our clients and are proud of the talent and diversity of our Commercial and Business Litigation team.