The last thing you need as a business owner is a lawsuit. Issues with contracts, accounts payable/receivable, disgruntled minority shareholders, oppressive majority shareholders, theft of corporate secrets or intellectual property, improper or inadequate corporate structure are all issues that take up vast amounts of time resolving that could be spent bettering your company instead. That sounds so obvious. The time, use of human and monetary capital to address the suit, the fact that the suit always hits at the most inconvenient time, and knowing the drag the suit has on making your business profitable are all reasons that a lawsuit against your business is the last thing you need or want to add to your plate. What isn’t obvious (or well known) is that most suits are either preventable or with proper planning the impact of them can be minimized.
The secret is planning. The experienced business attorneys at Parks Zeigler will perform a business triage. We will review your articles of incorporation, operating agreement or bylaws, minutes, human resource policies, contracts, and other necessary documents to give you a full picture of what is being done right and where you need to improve. A well drafted contract or corporate documents can often prevent a suit being filed against you, greatly increase the effectiveness of your defense if suit is filed against you or can put you in the driver’s seat if you need to file a suit.
The trusted, seasoned business litigation attorneys at Parks Zeigler can help you with your corporate legal needs, while saving you time, money, and helping you strengthen and protect your business.
If you are sued or need to file a suit, we routinely handle the following types of cases:
- Contract disputes
- Regulatory investigations
- Partnership disputes
- Non-compete agreements
- Insurance disputes
- Non-solicitation agreements
- Business fraud
- Intellectual property
- Trade secrets
The tree of business litigation has many branches, and the list above is a small sample of the varied issues that you confront as a business owner. It’s important you have an attorney on your side that is seasoned in all areas that could negatively impact your business.
Why do I need a business litigation attorney?
Unfortunately, it is common for business owners to take a more passive “wait and see” approach when it comes to dealing with business disputes. For most, there is no need to act unless a legal dispute arises, meaning there is action only on fear of litigation.
Business litigation can be tricky— there is plenty of aggravating minutiae and red tape in contracts, the governing documents of a business, and other regulations that have the potential to cause trouble. The threat of litigation is ever present. The threat of “You will hear from my attorney” has ended too many phone calls. Being unprepared can force you into making hasty decisions before a full analytical review of the issues is done. Often, a quick or ill-informed decision can make the problem worse. This usually results in a great expenditure in time and money to fix these decisions.
You need a business litigation attorney ready to worth with your team proactively— he or she can help you find the “holes” or vulnerable parts of your business that may be impacted by litigation and advise you on how to best protect your company.
Contact the business litigation attorneys at Parks Zeigler
The business litigation attorneys at Parks Zeigler know the risks that come along with business litigation cases, and that a business’ future success may rely on the outcome of that case. Notwithstanding the fact that many business litigation cases are smaller in scope or cost, they are still mission-critical and require quick, efficient legal service to reach the desirable outcome— that’s where our skillful business litigation attorneys come in to assist.
At Parks Zeigler, we serve a wide range of businesses understanding that each business has both immediate and longer-term legal needs. We realize that everything can’t be fixed in a day. There is neither the time nor the money. We provide a complete list of the items we suggest get fixed but prioritize that list so you as the business owner can pick and choose what gets done when. We will always give you our suggestion but at the end of the day no one knows how better to run your business than you and we will follow your guidance and instructions. This client-focused approach is a value added service well worth investing in.
Your business is too important to get lost in legal battles that resulted from looking past fine print in contracts, disputes with shareholders, or other business issues. We serve both the plaintiff and defendant with analytical, quality legal service that best represents the needs of our client. Of course, trial is never ideal or convenient, but we prepare for every outcome and can ensure our team will assist you every step of the way. Your business is in safe hands with Parks Zeigler. Call us at 888-691-9319 to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced business litigation attorneys or fill out a quick form to get more information on how we can help you today!