Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution

DarrowEverett’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution team consists of highly skilled, experienced attorneys with an impressive track record of success in complex, high stakes litigation before federal & state courts across the country. Our attorneys zealously represent individuals & businesses alike in matters ranging from corporate litigation and white-collar criminal defense to intellectual property & technology litigation.

The DE attorneys are well-versed in every stage of litigation and dedicated to trial work. We work strategically with our clients to understand their business goals and needs while representing them in all facets of litigation.

DarrowEverett’s litigation attorneys provide representation across a wide variety of subject matters, including:

  • Corporate & Business Litigation
  • Banking & Commercial Finance
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Data Breach & Privacy Rights
  • Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Patent Litigation
  • Real Estate, Zoning, & Land Use Litigation
  • Government & Regulatory Investigations & Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • White Collar Defense

Recent Matters

Corporate and Business Transactions

Earned summary judgment in favor of seller of high-end real estate involved in dispute over default of a purchase and sales agreement. Though the buyer contended he was still entitled to purchase the property in addition to receiving monetary damages for the default, we successfully argued that our client’s fulfillment of the monetary damages stipulated in the contract completed his obligations.
 

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Practice Leaders

Douglas B. Otto - Partner

Overview

Douglas B. Otto is a Partner and a Practice Leader for DarrowEverett’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. He is an experienced, broad-based litigator and trial attorney who concentrates his practice in complex business and commercial law, with a proven track record of successfully litigating claims based on unfair competition, fraud, and antitrust violations, false advertising, theft of trade secrets, invasions of privacy and the misappropriation of confidential and proprietary business information. Doug defends product...

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David A. Sullivan - Partner

Overview

David A. Sullivan is a Partner and Practice Leader in DarrowEverett’s Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group with a focus on business, municipal, real estate, employment, and commercial litigation. David’s extensive experience involves representing a wide array of clients, including individuals, municipal boards, municipal corporations, and other entities. Accordingly, David has been lead counsel in over 350 trials and more than 2,000 non-litigation disputes, representing clients in proceedings involving land use and development, the...

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DE Insights

Our team wants you to stay informed about legal and regulatory developments that impact your business.

Fifth Circuit Puts the Brakes on SEC’s Private Fund Rules: What’s Next For Private Fund Advisers

In a continuation of recent court decisions overturning the rule-making authority of federal agencies, a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Private Fund Adviser Rules (the “Rules”), which had been adopted in August 2023. The Rules were aimed at increasing regulatory requirements…
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Terminating Employees? Ignoring State And Local Wage Laws Can Cost You

Terminating employees can be a daunting task. Failing to follow your state or local rules when terminating an employee can make the task exponentially more difficult and expensive. When a business plans on firing or laying off an employee (known as “involuntary termination”) it is imperative business owners consult state and local laws prior to…
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IRS Targeting Partnership Basis-Shifting Transaction Schemes

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS,” or the “Service”) issued guidance on June 17, proposing new regulations and releasing a revenue ruling to challenge the use of basis-shifting transactions by complex partnerships. In making its announcement, IRS officials stated that closing this loophole could result in over $50 billion in new tax revenue for the U.S.…
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