Commercial Litigation

We offer strategic solutions to our clients’ most important commercial disputes.

The breadth and depth of our Commercial Litigation practice reflects the strength of our largest single practice group, with more than 50 lawyers. We apply a wealth of experience to our efficient and effective handling of litigation matters both large and small, from representing companies on a regional basis to supervising litigation on a national basis for other clients.

Our team is well-versed in all forms of dispute resolution, including direct negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and—when in the best interest of the client—litigation. We begin each project by sitting down with clients to understand their business and discuss their goals and expectations. Then, we work together to develop a strategic plan that offers the best approach for maximizing results. While our seasoned trial lawyers are sensitive to the frustrations and economic realities of litigation, when litigation is the best option, we advocate aggressively in state and federal courts across Ohio, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and the southeastern United States.

In addition to employing traditional litigation tools, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP commercial litigators have embraced the latest technology, such as litigation support software and computerized document databases, to offer our clients the most streamlined representation.

Our Clients

  • Large, mid-sized, and small businesses
  • Companies with industry-specific litigation needs, from construction to health care
  • Manufacturers and distributors of commercial and consumer products

Our Services

  • Unfair competition and other business torts, including theft of trade secrets, tortious interference with contract, and business disparagement
  • Claims arising under the Uniform Commercial Code, including buyer's and seller's remedies and breach of warranty claims
  • Construction litigation
  • Shareholder litigation involving claims by minority shareholders
  • Disputes arising out of mergers and acquisitions
  • Commercial fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and other business torts
  • Product liability claims on behalf of manufacturers and suppliers
  • Professional liability claims
  • Collection of accounts receivable
  • Claims arising under the Consumer Sales Practices Act and the Deceptive Trade Practices Act
  • Commercial landlord tenant disputes