Business Ownership & Partnership Disputes in Pennsylvania
Often, in the course of a business, ownership disputes may arise. These disputes can involve a wide range of issues, but they typically involve one party feeling that another has not properly and/or adequately represented the best interests of the business.
Regardless of the cause, such disputes can cause serious disruptions. It is always best to address and resolve these issues as quickly and efficiently as possible. This is where the help of an experienced business litigation lawyer from van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin comes in.
With more than two decades of combined experience, our Philadelphia ownership dispute attorneys work to develop innovative strategies aimed at resolving various ownership and partnership issues as quickly and efficiently as possible. We make it our goal to minimize disruptions and achieve resolutions that protect the best interests of our clients and their business ventures.
Common Ownership & Partnership Disputes
Ownership and partnership disputes run the gamut from breach of fiduciary duty to breach of contract and everything in between.
At van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin, we represent clients in all types of ownership and partnership disputes, including but not limited to those involving:
- Contract disputes
- Breach of operating duty
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Shareholder agreements
- Corporate governance
- Misappropriation of business assets
- Minority shareholder claims
- Disagreements related to business direction or operation
- Compensation-related issues
- Removal of directors/officers
Regardless of the nature or complexity of your case, our team can assist you in protecting your rights and pursuing the best possible outcome. We understand the sensitive nature of ownership disputes, as well as the importance of prioritizing the continued success of your business. Because of this, we provide our clients with highly personalized and attentive legal services, all while aggressively litigating on their behalf. Our seasoned trial lawyers are fully prepared to advocate for you in and out of the courtroom.
Types of Businesses & Business Partners We Help
While ownership disputes are most common among smaller, closely held businesses, they can also arise in the context of large corporate entities with multiple shareholders, including minority shareholders. At van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin, we represent all types of businesses and business partners in a wide variety of ownership, partnership, and shareholder disputes.
Our Philadelphia ownership dispute attorneys have successfully represented:
- Small businesses
- Family businesses
- Corporate entities
- Business partners
In addition to helping our clients resolve disputes, we also assist in creating plans to prevent future issues. This includes legacy planning, and business succession planning, as well as drafting, reviewing, and enforcing various business and ownership contracts.