Commercial Litigation

Rogers Towers’ trial lawyers have experience in a diverse range of litigation matters, and are dedicated to delivering attentive service to clients across a wide range of industries and situations.  Our commercial litigation team has represented clients in complex litigation at every level of the federal and state court systems, and has worked hard to achieve and maintain a reputation for trust and excellence.

From disputes over the construction of complex contracts to the rights of buyers and sellers in a host of different commercial contexts, Rogers Towers’ commercial litigation team possesses extensive experience in the widest possible range of contract, business, and commercial disputes.  We have successfully litigated matters involving virtually every area of business law on the local, regional, and national level.  Our attorneys are well-equipped to handle any type of commercial litigation matter with which our clients might be faced, including:

  • Complex contracts
  • Ownership of various forms of businesses
  • Shareholder and partner disputes
  • Franchise litigation
  • Complex commercial lawsuits
  • Tax, valuation, and fiduciary litigation
  • Consumer protection
  • Class action litigation
  • Products liability
  • Employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Taxation
  • Transactional and securities litigation
  • Health care litigation
  • Environmental regulation
  • Insurance and reinsurance litigation
  • Government enforcement and compliance
  • Antitrust

 

Working closely with members of Roger Towers’ numerous specialized practice groups, our commercial litigators are able to bring varied experience to bear in both asserting our client’s rights and protecting them from the claims of others.

Representative Matters

Our experience in representing clients in commercial litigation matters includes:

  • Prosecuting a franchise termination lawsuit on behalf of a national franchisor of temporary staffing businesses where the franchisee was found to have engaged in fraudulent conduct
  • Representing foreign companies asserting trade rights and unfair competition claims in the United States through application of Article 10 of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
  • Defending a Dutch manufacturer of oil micro-filtration products in a $40 million international case involving the theft of trade secrets, interference with advantageous customer relationships, and violations of the Lanham Act
  • Prosecuting a $17 million commercial breach of contract action for a major telecom manufacturing company against one of the country’s largest telecom providers
  • Defending a rock band producer at a jury trial brought by the band’s former manager against the producer for allegedly cutting the manager out of the band
  • Representing a mother of five involving the right to share in the proceeds of a $100 million lottery ticket
  • Defending a successor liability claim to collect on a $5 million personal injury judgment against a machinery designer
  • Defending an out-of-state bank during a bench trial in a turnover action brought to recover interest on a half million-dollar Certificate of Deposit
  • Defending a construction products distributor in a business torts, commercial defamation, and unfair trade practices case
  • Defending a major building contractor in a multi-million dollar lawsuit arising out of the collapse of a roof at a warehouse facility
  • Representing a client in the financial services industry in litigation for the enforcement of covenants protecting trade secrets and prohibiting unfair competition in the United States and various foreign countries
  • Defending a Florida municipality from claims that it violated various Florida statutes and its own charter by negotiating the sale of its hospital to a private health care provider
  • Representing a client in a complex liquor licensing case
  • Representing the landlord in an eviction against a national retail tenant
  • Representing the local owner of a downtown Jacksonville building against a major national retailer
  • Representing a client in a shareholder dispute in which minority shareholders were seeking to unwind a complicated transaction involving a real estate investment trust
  • Representing a stockholder in a nationally recognized central Florida resort in heavily contested litigation as to ownership of controlling interest in the resort
  • Defending a doctor in a partnership dispute concerning the value of a local family medical practice
  • Defending a national concessions management company and the State of Florida in a preliminary injunction hearing brought by a company that sells tickets to Florida attractions

Contact Our Experienced Florida Commercial Litigation Attorneys