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Financial Services and Business Litigation

We’re in the business of defending business disputes. Our financial and business litigation lawyers have extensive experience in both state and federal trial courts, having successfully represented businesses as both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of matters.

We have quickly and effectively achieved the best results for clients in the following areas:

  • Anti-trust
  • Civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) cases
  • Contract disputes
  • Copyright infringement
  • Copyrights, trademarks, patents
  • Creditors’ remedies, collections, and bankruptcy
  • Financial institution litigation
  • Licensing agreements
  • Non-compete disputes
  • Patent infringement
  • Real estate/property disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Trade Dress
  • Uniform Commercial Code issues

Our litigators have successfully defended institutions against allegations of:

  • Automatic bankruptcy stay and/or discharge order
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Deceptive trade practices
  • Fraud
  • Lender liability
  • Negligent misrepresentation
  • RESPA violations
  • Truth-in-Lending Act

Throughout arbitration, mediation, settlement negotiations, and trial, we provide timely communication and creative problem-solving to help businesses reach their goals and get back to what they do best. In those circumstances where litigation is unavoidable, our team of skilled trial attorneys is available to represent lenders of all sizes in various disputes.

In addition, we represent our financial institution clients and other creditors in lawsuits to recover monies from borrowers, personal guarantors, and other debtors. Our Creditors’ Remedies experience includes:

  • All remedies are available under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.
  • Avoiding fraudulent transfers
  • Bankruptcy representation
  • Breach of contract
  • Deeds instead of foreclosure
  • Executions and replevin of personal property
  • Forbearance Agreements
  • Loan Workouts
  • Mortgage foreclosures
  • Post-judgment relief
  • Receiverships
  • Successor liability
  • Voluntary foreclosure agreements

The Haws-KM business litigation strategy is straightforward and highly effective. Our team works closely with in-house counsel to conduct a thorough assessment of the facts and circumstances of each case and to pinpoint the underlying goals and objectives. With this information, we chart strategy, plan for the unforeseen and capitalize on opportunities to reach timely and favorable conclusions. Business disputes are often complex, involving numerous facts and countless documents. We harness the latest and most powerful technology that enables us to efficiently organize and analyze data during trials and negotiations to give our clients an edge when it matters most.


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