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Business Litigation

The well-established business litigation practice of Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP provides comprehensive services designed to resolve disputes based on a wide variety of client objectives. The practice embraces not only advocacy in traditional federal, state, trial and appellate litigation, but also aggressive representation in arbitration, mediation, and informal procedures designed to end disputes on favorable terms. Examples of areas in which our lawyers have particular experience:

  • Complex business litigation;
  • Partnership and corporate disputes;
  • Shareholder derivative suits;
  • Breach of contract claims and other contractual disputes;
  • Commercial law;
  • Unfair business practices, including unfair competition, covenants not to compete, interference with contract and¬†misappropriation of trade secrets;
  • Representation of creditors in bankruptcy;
  • Fraud, defamation and general property damage issues;
  • Disputes by and among professionals regarding their business relationships.


David W. Tredway, Chair
Michael W. Case
Joseph L. Strohman
David B. Shea
James Q. McDermott
Michael A. Velthoen
Douglas K. Goldwater
Leslie McAdam
Bret G. Anderson
John A. Hribar
Joshua S. Hopstone
Lauren Clark Rad