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Commercial Litigation

Attorneys in South Bend for resolution of business disputes

The state and federal laws that govern the commercial arena have a language of their own. Lee Groves & Zalas speaks this language. The firm’s lawyers understand the system thoroughly and know how to make it work to the best advantage of your business. They view your commercial issue from all sides and provide practical strategies to arrive at an elegant solution.

Internal corporate conflict

Lee Groves & Zalas handles internal business disputes clearly and efficiently. Common problems include:

Partnership disputes
Corporate management disputes
Shareholder actions
Business dissolutions
The firm’s lawyers focus on solutions that allow business to continue uninterrupted, even as a trial may be underway.

Employment disputes

Employee relations must be managed with great care, and litigation is often necessary when labor issues escalate. The firm handles typical employment problems such as:

  • Wage and hour complaints
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Discrimination

Taking a labor issue to trial is often a better choice than rushing into a large settlement with a disgruntled employee. Lee Groves & Zalas makes a rational assessment of your employment problem and presents the most appropriate course of action.

Lawsuits between businesses

All business negotiations should be conducted under the supervision of experienced legal counsel. Lee Groves & Zalas is prepared to help you solve any problems that arise in the course of conducting business. The firm has experience with commercial lawsuits in areas including:

  • Breach of contract
  • Tortious interference
  • Franchise disputes
  • Real estate conflicts

The firm understands that business-to-business conflicts are a natural part of doing business, and resolving them in court is equally natural for the firm’s lawyers.

Consumer disputes

Your business requires seasoned legal assistance with consumer conflicts, whether your company is the plaintiff or the defendant. The firm handles issues such as:

  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Consumer fraud
  • Debt collection

Lee Groves & Zalas explains your best course of action when facing a consumer lawsuit.

Federal litigation

Two of the firm’s attorneys are licensed to practice in federal court. They have the required experience to help your business handle controversies including:

  • Civil RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization) actions
  • Antitrust and trade actions
  • Securities violations

Federal cases are often complex. Lee Groves & Zalas is organized and well prepared to make your case.

Achieve practical solutions for your commercial disputes

When your business has a legal conflict, Lee Groves & Zalas skillfully represents your interests at trial.