The Monmouth County, NJ attorneys at Byrnes O’Hern & Heugle work with business clients to develop and cultivate strategies that make commercial litigation the strategy of last resort. Lawsuits are expensive, time-consuming and stressful. But sometimes they are unavoidable. When a dispute is inevitable, business owners need an attorney who can provide reliable advice and who has earned their trust. Despite the high transactional costs associated with litigation, lawsuits happen and business owners need to be able to negotiate claims confidently knowing that their legal counsel will aggressively pursue a case when litigation is inevitable. Good outcomes are often the product of a demonstrated willingness and ability to litigate.
Commercial Litigation Lawyers in Monmouth County, NJ
Whether you need an attorney to help you avoid a lawsuit, handle a dispute that may result in litigation, or effectively defend a legal claim, the experienced business litigation attorneys at Byrnes O’Hern & Heugle can help.
Based in Red Bank, New Jersey, our law firm represents clients throughout New Jersey and New York in a wide range of business and commercial disputes, including:
- Partnership Disputes
- Business Valuation Disputes
- Franchise Litigation
- Defense of Consumer Fraud Act Claims
- Unfair Competition
- Business Contract Disputes
- Solar Development Litigation
If you need to speak with an attorney about a business dispute or litigation, call the Byrnes O’Hern & Heugle at 732-219-7711 or contact us today.
Enforcement of Non-Compete, Non-Solicitation and Non-Disclosure Agreements
Business owners who draft and utilize non-compete and non-solicitation agreements without the advice of an attorney may be opening themselves up to litigation from former employees who find holes in the agreement. Non-compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements that are overly broad have the potential to be easily rendered unenforceable. The lawyers at Byrnes O’Hern have experience with creating enforceable agreements and have also helped many clients enforce these agreements in court.
Solar Development Litigation
Solar development litigation is a specific subset of commercial litigation that the attorneys at Byrnes O’Hern have a wide range of experience with. If you have purchased or installed solar panels that have stopped working or that have failed to produce the power you were promised or expected, our team can help you fight to get what was promised by the solar developers.
When people enter into business partnerships, they typically don’t expect that it will lead to a conflict that requires litigation. However, the harsh reality is that partnership disputes in business are all too common, whether it is because of disagreements about fundamental issues related to the business, or because someone has engaged in illegal activity, such as embezzlement. The team at Byrnes O’Hern can help business partners dissolve their partnership amicably in order to avoid extensive litigation, or in cases where civil action is required, can represent clients in court.
Some of the most common causes of business partnership disputes include:
- Misappropriation of assets or business opportunities;
- Fraudulent activity
- Breach of contract
- Interference with a contract
- Real estate disputes
- The division of assets during dissolution
- Lost business opportunities
- Differing visions for the company
The franchiser-franchisee relationship is complex and can often lead to disagreements. The lawyers at Byrnes O’Hern are experts when it comes to dealing with franchise disputes. While many franchise disputes can often be dealt with outside of court, our team has experience defending our clients interests in the courtroom. We have worked with clients to resolve a wide range of franchise disputes include:
- Royalty and Marketing Fee Disputes
- Territory Issues
- Fraud and Misrepresentation
- Breach of the Franchise Agreement
- Breach of Non-compete agreements
- Wrongful and Post-Termination Issues
We have worked with clients in a wide variety of industries, including but not limited to; gyms, restaurants, hotels, retail stores, real estate brokers, car dealerships, auto shops, and sports and recreation.
Competition in business is natural and one of the core foundations of private enterprise in the United States. In many cases, competition between businesses is lawful and encouraged, but there are situations where competition becomes unfair with commercial disputes overpricing, contracts, supply, territories, restrictions, and more. There are many different codes, regulations, and case precedent at the state and federal level to determine what competitive business practices are lawful and which are unlawful. The attorneys at Byrnes O’Hern have helped countless businesses of all sizes fight against unlawful competition practices. Having an experienced commercial litigation attorney on your side can mean the difference between the court ruling in your favor or against your case.
Experienced Commercial Litigation Trial Attorneys
Sean F. Byrnes, Daniel J. O’Hern, Bob Heugle, and Loryn M. Lawson have years of trial experience and have litigated all manner of business disputes. Regularly appearing in state and federal court, our attorneys provide competent lawyers within a fee structure more competitive than most of our competition. We handle disputes in court, medication or arbitration settings. Byrnes O’Hern & Heugle offers “big firm” representation, but with a smaller firm price tag. Sean, Dan, and Bob spent years working at the largest firms in the State of New Jersey and bring that experience to bear in the cases they litigate for their clients.
Contact Byrnes O’Hern & Heugle Today
To speak with one of our attorneys about your commercial litigation needs, contact Byrnes O’Hern & Heugle today.