Commercial Litigation

S&W represents individuals and companies in the prosecution and defense of business-related lawsuits including, for example, claims arising from breach of contract, fraud, partner/corporate governance and dissolution, theft of trade secrets, unfair competition, professional malpractice, negligence and violation of various statutes.

Sampling of Representative Matters:

  • Gerald Sauer and Amir Torkamani obtained summary judgment in complex action in favor of their client who was wrongfully accused of engaging in negligent conduct and unfair business practices that resulted in the loss of millions of dollars by a lender.
  • Robert Chapman and Greg Barchie obtained a $2.5 million arbitration award in favor of celebrity client against his product licensee, including holding the corporation’s owner personally liable under an alter ego theory.
  • Gerald Sauer's and Amir Torkamani obtained a multi-million dollar jury verdict in favor of their client, including compensatory and punitive damages, arising out of claims for breach of fiduciary duty and fraud involving the sale of assets of a limited liability company.