Practice/Industry Group Overview
Todd & Weld’s commercial litigation practice covers virtually every type and size of business imaginable. Our clients include individuals, proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability entities, business trusts, publicly held corporations, close corporations, and joint ventures. We advise and represent corporate clients, both large and small, foreign and domestic, in areas of complex commercial litigation, including breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, business torts, antitrust, unfair and deceptive trade practices, trade secrets and non-competition agreements, corporate freeze-outs, shareholder derivative lawsuits, proxy contests, corporate takeover battles, class actions, franchise and distribution conflicts, and other commercial disputes. We have represented numerous small and large family-owned companies in disputes over the control and/or operation of the business.
We have successfully guided many businesses through a myriad of commercial disputes in state and federal courts, including the Massachusetts Business Litigation Session of the Suffolk County Superior Court, as well as in arbitrations and mediations. Our attorneys have considerable trial experience in pursuing and defending against complex commercial disputes. We pride ourselves on preparing carefully planned, creative, and cost-effective strategies for the successful pursuit, defense and/or resolution of all types of business disputes. From the boardroom to the courtroom, Todd & Weld has the experience to guide both small businesses and large, sophisticated companies through complex commercial disputes.
Todd & Weld’s representative commercial clients include Staples, Inc., The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., Winter Wyman & Co., Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., Oxford Global Resources, Inc., Charles River Ventures, Fidelity, Pioneer Financial, Draper Laboratories, Subaru of New England, Boch Motors, Herb Chambers Motors, and Verizon.