Howard County, MD, Civil Litigation Lawyers

Litigation, or the threat of litigation, is a fact of life for many business owners at some point in the life of their business. Even business owners who have protected their personal assets by forming a corporation or LLC may still be at risk from litigation. When you are threatened with litigation, the worst thing you can do is ignore the problem, especially if you have been served with court papers. At the Coover Law Firm in Columbia, we respond quickly to any threat of litigation to protect your rights and resolve the matter in your best interests at the soonest possible point in time. Let us handle your legal matter so you can get back to running your business.

The civil litigation practice at the Coover Law Firm covers all manner of business and commercial disputes in Howard County and surrounding counties in Maryland, including all the following:

Breach of Contract – Every business transaction involves a contract, whether oral or written, express or implied. Given the multitude of transactions that occur daily with customers, employees, contractors, vendors and suppliers, contract disputes are bound to arise. When they do, you need an experienced litigator who knows what steps to take to resolve the dispute quickly and satisfactorily.

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Business Torts – We represent plaintiffs and defendants in business litigation involving the full range of business torts, including allegations of unfair business practices or unfair competition, deceptive trade practices, and consumer fraud.

Employment Litigation – Employment litigation covers a wide variety of claims, including employment agreements and at-will employment issues, discrimination and harassment complaints, overtime or other wage and hour issues, executive employment and compensation agreements, nondisclosure agreements, covenants not to compete, and more. We work to resolve your labor or employment matter quickly and efficiently.

Partner and Shareholder Disputes – We represent parties in shareholder derivative suits, director and officer representation, and other corporate governance litigation. When a dispute arises in a partnership or other joint venture, it can be especially important to resolve the dispute in a way that preserves important, lasting business relationships. We are equally at home at the negotiation table or mediation as we are in a courtroom or arbitration, and we work to resolve such disputes amicably yet effectively.

Comprehensive Maryland Civil Litigation Law Firm

While the focus of our civil litigation practice is primarily on business law matters, we are equipped with the skills and courtroom experience to handle any civil matter, including serious personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits. We are experienced representing clients in DUI defense. When your legal needs may involve litigation, hire an attorney with knowledge, skills and ability to look out for your interests and provide excellent representation. In Columbia, Howard County and surrounding communities, call on the Coover Law Firm for help.

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