Disagreements within management or between shareholders, partners, and members can be costly, endanger the financial health of a business, and impede a company’s growth.
Bienert | Katzman has extensive experience advising clients and litigating claims in high-stakes shareholder and partnership disputes involving issues such as fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of the duty of loyalty, breach of contract, diversion or misuse of assets, freeze-outs, buyout agreements, minority shareholder oppression, business direction disagreements, corporate deadlock disputes, appraisal rights, dissolution, liquidation, embezzlement, self-dealing, and corporate governance.
We understand what parties risk losing in a business dispute and we help our clients identify the most effective and efficient solution for their unique circumstance. In these difficult situations, a possible resolution may be achieved in pre-litigation negotiations or through the use of mediation, arbitration, or another form of alternative dispute resolution. If litigation is required, our attorneys are fully prepared to aggressively litigate the issues up through and including trial.