Practice/Industry Group Overview
Cohen Seglias' Commercial Litigation Group handles litigation matters in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region on a variety of business, real estate and commercial issues for large and small businesses, as well as individuals. It is safe to say that whatever litigation matters face our clients, the Commercial Litigation Group is well prepared and experienced to represent their interests from preliminary negotiations, to trials, to appeals.
CORPORATE & PARTNERSHIP DISPUTES
Our Commercial Litigation Group is well-versed in corporate and partnership disputes. Whether your company is faced with threats from third parties or is undergoing internal struggles, we are well positioned to advise and counsel you through the resolution of problems, including the litigation of matters that cannot be resolved.
The lawyers in our Group routinely handle contract disputes for our clients. Many times, litigation is focused not so much on what a contract might say but on the effect different contract interpretations can have on your on-going business. When resolutions to disputes are not possible, we stand by our clients and seek to obtain for them, in the most appropriate venue, the outcome that will be most beneficial to their businesses.
Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:
SBA Creates "SBTA" Exemption to Affiliation Rules on Bundled Contracts
Edward T. DeLisle,Maria L. Panichelli, October 23, 2013
On October 2, 2013, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) published a final rule implementing changes required by the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010. One of the most interesting changes relates to “bundling,” “affiliation,” and the ability of small...
New SBA Rule Imposes Severe Penalties for Misrepresenting Size Status
Edward T. DeLisle,Maria L. Panichelli, September 11, 2013
On June 28, 2013, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued a Final Rule relating to the penalties involved when a contractor misrepresents its small business size status. While the current regulations provide that a contractor might suffer certain penalties for “knowingly...
Final Rule Imposes New Small Business Subcontracting Obligations on Large Business Prime Contractors
Maria L. Panichelli,Michael H. Payne, August 22, 2013
On August 15, 2013, the SBA put into effect a long-awaited Final Rule (Federal Register Volume 78, Number 136 (Tuesday, July 16, 2013)) designed to help small business subcontractors. The Final Rule, which implements policies set forth in the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, provides for several...
New Legislation to Take Effect That Aims to Bolster NYC's Small Business Community
Joyce J. Sun, July 04, 2013
In just a few days, a new law (Local Law No. 1 of the City of New York for the Year 2013) will take effect in New York City aimed towards increasing participation of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises (MBEs), Women-Owned Business Enterprises (WBEs) and Emerging Business Enterprises (EBEs) in City...
Ceiling Shattered for Women-Owned Small Businesses
Edward T. DeLisle,Maria L. Panichelli, May 21, 2013
We’ve all heard about the “glass ceiling” experienced by women in the workplace. The term “glass ceiling” first appeared in an article published by the Wall Street Journal in 1986 and was used to describe the invisible barriers that women faced as they tried to climb...
Is the VA Violating the Small Business Act?
Edward T. DeLisle,Maria L. Panichelli, April 17, 2013
It’s not all that surprising when contactors question the Department of Veterans Affairs’ authority, especially those who are denied SDVOSB verification. It’s a little surprising, however, when members of Congress do it. Late last month, two congressmen explicitly challenged the...
Edward T. DeLisle,Maria L. Panichelli, March 26, 2013
In today’s world, it is not at all uncommon for employees, or even owners of companies, to “telecommute” or “work remotely” from time to time. It's one of the many great things that technological advancement has provided. In fact, many say that it's too easy to stay...