Brockmeier Law Group first opened our doors in 2009, in the height of the Great Recession, when other firms were laying off workers and trying to find a way to continue the legal practices they had before the market changed. We began and continue to serve our clients with the same recipe of personalized contact and an eye towards both the recovery for each of our clients, and keeping an eye on each clients individualized goals in their cases. We handle a variety of cases and clients both in litigation and contract drafting in negotiation – so we know what it takes to get desired results for all of our clients.
Effectively handling a dispute from its inception is critical to a company’s bottom line.
Potential Transaction Violations
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Regulatory investigations
- Minority shareholder actions
- Derivative suits
How to prepare for Business litigation
Business seem too often take a “wait-and-see approach” to legal disputes, and transactions, hoping to keep the legal fees down when drafting the agreements, and hoping to avoid them if a dispute comes up. These individuals do not want to confront litigation until a suit is filed. This mindset makes many companies commonly make decisions based on fear of litigation, and even threatened litigation, that have not thought about prior to the threat being made.
The first step in preparing for disputes is engaging a legal advisor or attorney to notify immediately in the event a lawsuit is brought or threatened. An experienced attorney can provide immediate advice and support in situations necessitating quick decisions.
Preparation for litigation by reviewing the organization’s practices with your attorney is key. He or she can help you identify which areas of your business are particularly vulnerable to potential legal issues. Your attorney can advise you on ways to protect your company.
Litigation is always a possibility in any venture, small medium or large. Liability does not sleep for the small business owner. If your business is unprepared or forced to make decisions without the advice of experienced counsel, it may find itself disadvantaged both before and after a suit is filed.