A New Jersey Commercial Litigation Attorney Helping Your Business Overcome the Challenges You Face
If you are in business, disputes are almost unavoidable. And while many can be resolved without litigation, you need to be prepared to go to court in order to protect your business interests. Whether it is a nuisance claim or a good-faith dispute, you need someone who can help you understand the options available to make the right decisions as to how to move forward. Whether your business has been named in a lawsuit or you are considering filing a suit, New Jersey commercial litigation lawyer Daniel P. Silberstein can provide you with seasoned legal guidance focused on helping you resolve your dispute quickly and cost-effectively.
A New Jersey Commercial Litigation Lawyer Handling All Types of Business Litigation
With over 25 years of experience, Mr. Silberstein has deep experience handling all types of commercial litigation cases. Aggressive focused, and dedicated to delivering cost-effective results to his clients, Mr. Silberstein handles cases involving the following types of disputes:
- Breach of contract claims
- Tortious interference claims
- Partnership disputes
- Employment/Employee disputes
- Shareholder disputes
- Business Disputes: Non-compete and non-solicitation issues
Every commercial dispute has unique factors that require careful consideration. In addition to the potential cost of litigation, the business must consider the potential outcomes, the costs associated with those outcomes, and your business’s public reputation. As an experienced New Jersey commercial litigation attorney, Mr. Silberstein works closely with his clients to understand their business and their goals so that he can provide a 360-degree assessment of the dispute and shape your legal strategy accordingly.
A New Jersey Commercial Litigation Attorney Who Can Help Guard Against Both Internal and External Corporate Threats
Most businesses focus on the threat of litigation from vendors, competitors, or other outside parties. While these threats are very real, it is easy to overlook the internal threats you face from shareholders, partners, or employees. Whether the dispute involves outside parties or has come from within, the outcome could harm your business and damage your reputation. We work closely with our clients in responding to and managing disputes from both outside and inside your business, providing seasoned legal guidance to resolve these issues as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.
Guiding You Through the Commercial Litigation Discovery Process
One of the most challenging aspects of commercial litigation can be discovery—the legal process whereby each party attempts to gather the information it needs to prove its case. In the context of commercial litigation, this can include requesting that you release your books and records to the opposing party. Your books and records could include highly sensitive information that should not be made publicly available. In addition, discovery requests are typically onerous, requiring you to engage in a time-consuming effort to locate, sort, and compile the requested information.
New Jersey commercial litigation attorney Daniel P. Silberstein understands the discovery process’s potential hazards. To that end, he can help protect your business’s sensitive information. In addition, he can help you comply with any discovery requests so that you can focus on the day-to-day operations of your business. Lastly, he understands that discovery can make or break your case. Therefore, he knows how to avoid any harmful disclosures while also knowing how to use the discovery process to your advantage.
Commercial Litigation FAQs
Who pays the legal fees incurred in commercial litigation?
Unfortunately, there is no single answer to this question. Depending on the nature of your dispute, the prevailing party may be entitled to seek recovery of its legal fees from the other party by the terms of the contract or by statute. In other cases, each side may bear the expense of their own attorney’s fees. When you meet with us, we will explain whether you can seek recovery of your attorney’s fees and provide an estimate of what we believe your case will cost.
Should we consider alternative dispute resolution?
Arbitration and mediation (collectively referred to as “alternative dispute resolution” or “ADR”) are attractive alternatives to litigation in many cases, namely because they tend to result in an outcome faster and less expensive than traditional litigation. Many business contracts and agreements may require arbitration or mediation before you can file a suit. In some cases, the contract may require you to participate in binding arbitration and waive your right to file suit.
When you meet with us, we can determine whether you are required to participate in alternative dispute resolution. If you are not, we can then explain the advantages and disadvantages of alternative dispute resolution in your particular case and help you decide whether arbitration or mediation is right for your business.
Do you handle commercial litigation cases on a contingency fee basis?
Commercial litigation cases are often very complex, and it can be challenging to predict a specific outcome. As a result, our commercial litigation attorneys do not represent business clients on a contingency fee basis. However, we work closely with our clients to ensure that they understand the costs involved and develop a litigation budget that meets their needs.
Contact New Jersey Commercial Litigation Attorney Daniel P. Silberstein Today
We have over 25 years of experience helping businesses resolve their legal issues. Whatever dispute you may be facing, we can help; call or email us today to discuss your case and what we can do for you. Our office is conveniently located in Union County, New Jersey, and we serve clients in Newark, Elizabeth, and more.