When costly and disruptive disputes threaten the profitability, operations, reputations, or interests of business owners, the business and commercial litigators of Harrison & Johnston combine skilled advocacy and creative problem-solving to obtain positive results throughout the Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia.
If you are in business long enough, eventually you will find yourself in a business dispute. The same relationships which are vital to your company’s success – with vendors, customers, suppliers, business partners – can become distracting and costly liabilities when conflict arises. Additionally, competitors or others with adverse interests may act outside of the bounds of acceptable commerce and inflict catastrophic damage to your company’s profitability or reputation.
How you address and resolve such disputes can significantly impact your company’s bottom line and ongoing operations. Having commercial litigation lawyers on your team who make the right tactical choices, possess powerful advocacy skills, and focus on efficient and positive solutions determines whether a conflict will be a passing inconvenience or a business-ending disruption.
Business Litigators. Business Solutions.
The commercial and business litigators at Harrison & Johnston know that threatening correspondence, lawsuits, and legal bills are the last things that busy business owners want to spend their time and resources on. As business lawyers, we recognize that “winning” in a commercial lawsuit does not mean much if the costs of victory exceed the benefits. That is why we focus on finding solutions that keep costs and disruptions to a minimum while also advancing and protecting our clients’ interests at all times.
When we approach a particular business dispute, we thoroughly assess the legal and factual circumstances, identify the client’s goals and objectives, and then take the steps required to obtain the best outcome available. Our seasoned litigators merge courtroom acumen and business sense to craft efficient and effective solutions designed to meet our clients’ needs.
Whether in the courtroom or at the negotiating table, we are strategic business advisors and forceful advocates during litigation, always guided by our clients’ best interests and always staying mindful of the costs and fees involved.
Sophisticated and Strategic Litigation Representation for All Business Disputes
Harrison & Johnston’s business litigators handle disputes of all sizes and complexity across an expansive range of industries, including litigation involving:
- Breach of contract
- Tortious interference
- Shareholder and partnership disputes
- Commercial collections
- Unfair and deceptive trade practices
- Bankruptcy and insolvency issues
- Uniform Commercial Code matters
- Real estate disputes
- Trade secrets and proprietary information
- Non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
- Intellectual property infringement
Alternative Dispute Resolution For Business Conflicts
While litigation is sometimes inevitable, it is almost always undesirable and usually involves unbudgeted expense. Many business disputes are well-suited for resolution in alternative forums that can be less costly, less contentious, and less disruptive than a courtroom battle. But all of the potential advantages of alternative dispute resolution depend on having counsel who know the rules, understand the subject matter, and have the skills to build the most compelling case. Our commercial litigation lawyers have extensive experience representing businesses in arbitrations and mediations throughout the Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia, obtaining positive results in a wide range of matters.