Sometimes, legal disputes are an inevitable part of doing business. As a businessperson, your intelligent management and resolution of a dispute, in and out of the courtroom, set you apart from the rest.
If you are a partner, manager or shareholder of a business, Hendershot, Cannon, Martin & Hisey can help you set yourself apart. We are forceful, aggressive business litigation attorneys in Houston who have handled a broad range of business disputes for more than 25 years.
Common causes of action that often arise in these kinds of disputes include:
Because business litigation involves deadlines and other time-sensitive requirements, we recommend that you contact us as soon as possible.
For a confidential consultation with an experienced Houston business litigation lawyer, call (713) 909-7323.
We advise, represent and provide legal counsel in the following areas:
The breadth and depth of our practice lead clients to seek our representation in business disputes in Texas and across the United States.
In any litigation matter, preparation is key. The more prepared your attorney is for trial, the better results you are likely to achieve, whether your case is settled through negotiation, arbitration or in the courtroom. Knowing this, our lawyers prepare every case as though it will go to trial so our clients can benefit from the best possible outcome.
Leveraging more than 25 years of experience with business law, we understand your options and can explain them so that you can make sound decisions with the full impact to your business in mind.
Our preparation, coupled with our extensive experience, allows us to give you advice that allows you to make better business decisions. After all, we have successfully faced some of the largest firms in the nation.
Many clients often turn to us for many of their legal matters and appreciate the relationship we develop. As a full-service business and civil dispute firm, we are ready to serve all of your legal needs.
Our command of business law and the litigation of business disputes makes us particularly responsive to your legal needs in a complex management and partnership dispute. We have handled many complex business disputes and can provide aggressive protection when deals go bad or other problems arise. We know how to skillfully manage and prepare these disputes for trial as well as negotiate towards a favorable outcome.
To learn more about basic precautions we often recommend to our clients at the start of a complex business dispute to read our article on protecting yourself in a business dispute. Whether you are being threatened with litigation, are already involved in litigation or need to initiate litigation as a result of a business dispute, our experienced and business-savvy attorneys can lead you to your objective.
We take this complete approach because we know these disputes can threaten the future of a company. A management, shareholder or partnership dispute often touches upon the central functioning of a business, including the fundamental vision for the company's purpose and who will make the controlling decisions in these matters.
We have extensive experience successfully litigating all types of complex disputes involving management partnership issues, including:
If your dispute reaches an impasse, it may be necessary to consider business dissolution, reorganization of the business or removal of a shareholder. As partnership dispute lawyers, we can seek dissolution or request court injunctions to prevent dissolution and other significant business changes.
The comprehensive nature of our business law and business litigation practice means we can intelligently advise all parties to business disputes, whatever side they may be on. As a result, clients involved in shareholder disputes also rely on the services of our business litigation practice to resolve their most sensitive business controversies.
We represent business clients in Texas shareholder disputes involving:
If you are involved in a shareholder dispute, your company, and often your livelihood, may be at stake. These disputes are complex and nuanced, and no situation is the same. We have represented clients in these disputes for more than 25 years, and we developed innovative methods to protect and defend your rights.
In general, a buy-sell agreement provides for the future sale of owners' interests if some specified event happens. Often, these events are death, disability or retirement, but other events can also be triggers. Even the most complex buy-sell agreement may not cover every possible scenario.
Our firm works with business clients at every level and in a full array of complex business-related disputes. We understand how buy-sell agreements work and where disputes are most likely to arise.
We can aggressively pursue your rights in disputes involving:
We know how to help shareholders of corporations and other stakeholders in businesses protect their rights and responsibilities when it comes to distributions, dividends and compensation. Executives need to be fairly compensated. Shareholders have a right to a proportionate share of the profits when the directors of the corporation distribute company profits and dividends.
At Hendershot, Cannon, Martin & Hisey, we can protect your rights aggressively in disputes over dividends, compensation and distributions that arise in many situations, including:
Our work involving valuations and fairness regularly sees us assisting clients who develop disputes over distributions, dividends and compensation. We bring to these disputes our demonstrated ability to resolve matters effectively and efficiently.
We can help enforce your rights to options in shareholder, partnership and management disputes. To make an appointment to speak with one of our experienced business litigators, please call our firm.
Reach us at (713) 909-7323 or send us a message online.