Throughout the course of doing business, companies face various legal disputes on a regular basis. Regardless of the size of a company or its industry, it’s critical for the company to properly safeguard itself from wrongdoing in its business relationships and protect its trade secrets, proprietary information, and intellectual property rights.

Epstein Becker Green’s business torts, competition, and trade secret litigation lawyers represent clients both inside and outside the courtroom. With comprehensive insight, diligent preparation, and vast experience, we are adept at developing tailored strategies to help clients achieve their objectives—and protect their bottom line.  

Representing Clients in a Broad Range of Disputes

Businesses can suffer significant financial loss due to the misconduct, unfair dealings, or dishonesty of another. Business torts can cause substantial economic harm, and they can also result in lost opportunities and reputational damage. Representing clients across a wide spectrum of industries, our litigation attorneys skillfully handle a broad range of sophisticated disputes, including the following:

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  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Business asset dispositions
  • Defamation
  • Disclosure of trade secrets
  • Employee disloyalty
  • Fraud and misrepresentation
  • Infringement of intellectual property rights
  • Tortious interference with contractual and business relations
  • Trade disparagement
  • Trade secret misappropriation
  • Unfair business practices
  • Unfair competition

Litigation concerning business torts, compensation, or trade secrets is often intricate and multifaceted, involving several parties and complex legal issues. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, we are committed to mitigating risk, minimizing costs, and maximizing results.

Protecting Your Business and Safeguarding Your Assets

Clients appreciate that we know their business and build a productive working relationship for future success in their matters. With decades of experience representing clients in the financial, health care, hospitality, retail, technology, and telecommunications fields, among many others, we understand the nature of business torts, compensation, and trade secret disputes in diverse industries—and the impact it can have on a client’s daily operations.

Our lawyers have the acumen necessary to evaluate the best course of action based on a client’s specific needs. We are also equipped with the knowledge to recommend the best approach to take in a client’s matter when the stakes are highest. Whether the remedy sought is a temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction to protect a client’s proprietary information, or monetary damages or other relief, we provide responsive counsel and seek swift resolutions to avoid further harm to the client’s business.

Effective Solutions and High-Quality Results

The facts and circumstances of each case are different, and every business has unique goals. As capable negotiators and aggressive litigators, we strive to secure the most effective solution in a client’s business tort, competition, or trade secret case with as little disruption to the client’s operations as possible. Whether a case should be brought to trial or settled outside of court, we work within the scope of a client’s resources to reach a successful outcome. Litigation may not always be the optimal course of action to pursue—in some cases, a client’s financial and legal interests may be best served by considering other options. Our lawyers also offer effective advocacy when a case should be resolved through mediation, arbitration, or another form of alternative dispute resolution.      

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