Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. 8000 Flour Exchange Building 310 Fourth Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55415 612.455.0500
Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A. 8000 Flour Exchange Building 310 Fourth Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55415 612.455.0500

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 or arbitration. The firm has attorneys licensed in state and federal courts in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa.
TMB has experience representing corporations, business owners, executives, and individuals in a variety of commercial litigation and business disputes, including the following:
Business Litigation
  • Breach of contract
  • Fraud and misrepresentation
  • Tortious interference
  • Minnesota Deceptive Trade Practices Act
  • Trademarks and Lanham Act
  • Breach of good faith and fair dealing
  • Conversion
  • Trade defamation and malicious injury
  • Unjust enrichment
  • Civil theft
  • Conspiracy
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Appeals
Collection Matters
  • Collection
  • Replevin
  • Breach of contract
  • Bank garnishment
  • Wage garnishment
  • Creditor bankruptcy
  • Student loan guaranty litigation
  • Enforcing promissory notes
  • Confessions of judgment
  • Secured transactions
  • UCC security interests
Commercial Real Estate Disputes
  • Boundary disputes
  • Breach of purchase agreement
  • Easements
  • Evictions
  • Zoning and land use
  • Foreclosures
  • Cabin disputes
  • Quiet title actions
  • Condemnation
  • Disputes with agents brokers
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
Unfair Competition
  • 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
  • TRO and injunctive relief cases
Labor & Employment Lawsuits
  • Breach of employment contract
  • Unpaid wages, commissions, and bonuses
  • Employment separation agreements and severance agreements
  • ERISA litigation
  • EEOC and Minnesota Department of Human Rights charges
  • Wrongful termination litigation
  • Sex discrimination and sexual harassment
  • Race, age, national origin, religion, and marital discrimination
  • Disability discrimination, ADA, reasonable accommodation disputes
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Defamation
  • Breach of privacy
  • Professional licensing
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.