Commercial Litigation

In today’s competitive environment, litigation has become part of the cost of doing business. When a business dispute arises, Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. is capable of effectively representing your interests in court.

TMB has experience representing corporations, business owners, executives, and individuals in a variety of commercial litigation and business disputes, including the following:

Collection and Breach of Contract Disputes

  • breach of contract
  • collection
  • replevin
  • bank garnishment
  • wage garnishment
  • creditor bankruptcy
  • student loan guaranty litigation

UCC and Secured Transactions Disputes

  • enforcing promissory notes
  • confessions of judgment
  • UCC security interests
  • commercial real estate disputes

Minority Shareholder and Partnership Litigation

  • minority shareholder disputes
  • business partnership disputes
  • buy-sell agreement enforcement
  • shareholder agreement enforcement
  • closely-held corporation squeeze-outs, freeze-outs, and oppressive conduct
  • shareholder buy-outs, breach of fiduciary duty, and misrepresentation
  • officers and directors’ liability

Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Protection

  • TRO and injunctive relief cases
  • non-compete and non-solicitation enforcement
  • employee raiding by competitors
  • misappropriation of trade secrets
  • protection of confidential information
  • breach of employee duty of loyalty
  • usurpation of corporate opportunity and self-dealing
  • corporate theft of intellectual property
  • conversion and civil theft
  • Computer Fraud & Abuse Act (CFAA)

Labor & Employment Lawsuits

  • breach of employment contract
  • unpaid wages, commissions, and bonuses
  • employment separation agreements and severance agreements
  • EEOC and MDHR Minnesota Department of Human Rights charges
  • wrongful termination and unlawful termination litigation
  • sex discrimination and sexual harassment
  • race, age, national origin, religion, and marital discrimination
  • disability discrimination, ADA, reasonable accommodation disputes
  • FMLA enforcement
  • drug and alcohol testing
  • defamation and slander
  • breach of privacy

Sales Representative Disputes

  • breach of contract
  • unpaid commissions
  • wrongful termination
  • violation of Minnesota Termination of Sales Representatives Act

TMB brings to the table the practical skills of persuasion, advocacy, and good judgment. If we are not able to accomplish your objectives through business negotiations, we will aggressively represent your interests through the courts.  For each litigation matter, we take into careful consideration the amount in controversy and business objectives to be achieved before developing a litigation plan for your individual case.