A Wealth of Experience in Resolving Business Disputes
Commercial litigation takes many forms and may involve business owners, executives, enterprises and operations. It may involve contracts or duties that arise by statute or by operation of law. Business litigation often requires knowledge of accounting and finance since substantive claims are often predicated upon matters that involve accounting or finance, and the computation of damages frequently involves accounting principles.
Because of our history of success in cases like these, the attorneys at Payton & Associates, LLC know what it takes to formulate innovative strategies to achieve each client’s litigation objectives. We understand the needs of businesses and business owners, and are prepared to go the extra mile to ensure you have fully evaluated all of your options.
We serve as counsel for plaintiff and defendant in the following types of cases:
- Shareholder agreements and minority shareholder squeeze-outs
- Partnership disputes involving accounting
- Officer and director breaches of fiduciary duties
- Interference with contractual relationships
- Breach of contract
- Non-compete agreements
- Non-disturbance and non-circumvention agreements
- Lender liability claims
- Partnership disputes over valuable art
The attorneys at Payton & Associates, LLC, represent clients in all types of complex commercial litigation in Florida state and federal courts, as well as in mediation and arbitration. With knowledge acquired from many years of business litigation practice, we effectively and efficiently resolve disputes and offer advice and strategy to help our clients avoid disputes in the future.
Board Certified in Business Litigation and Civil Trial
The firm’s expertise is widely recognized. Firm principal Harry Payton has been Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Business Litigation, since 1997, and in Civil Trial, since 1983. Board certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of evaluation of the competency and experience of attorneys in the 26 areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.