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Business Litigation


SVLG's litigation attorneys have a well-deserved reputation for resolving client matters quickly, cost-effectively and decisively. Our Business Litigation Group includes experienced trial attorneys who have solid track records of success in a wide variety of complex commercial disputes. As a small regional firm with a sophisticated practice and deep understanding of the local courts, we are often called upon to serve as local counsel for large out-of-state firms, or to make special appearances to challenge the propriety of subpoenas or service of process.

Overview of Litigation Services

  • Contract & Licensing Disputes
  • Fraud & Securities Disputes
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation & Unfair Competition
  • Information Security Breach Liability Claims
  • Trademark Dilution & Infringement
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Disputes About Software Ownership
  • Lender Liability Claims
  • Claims of Defects in Information Technology Products and Services, Including: Software, Hardware, Cloud Services, Robots, and AI Systems
  • Product Liability Claims
  • Creditor's Rights Disputes
  • Employment Litigation
  • Franchise, Shareholder & Partnership Disputes
  • Real Estate & Construction Disputes
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Local Counsel Engagements
  • Special Appearances for Motions to Quash/Dismiss
Arbitration & Mediation

Our experience also encompasses all forms of alternative dispute resolution procedures, including arbitration, mediation, early neutral evaluation and mini-trials. We have handled hundreds of arbitrations and mediations on behalf of our clients before the major arbitral bodies and have helped our clients resolve all types of disputes.

Appellate Practice

Should your case require an appeal, we have represented clients before federal and state appellate courts in a wide variety of matters, including insurance, banking, environmental statutes, administrative law, preemption of state law, trade secret, trademark, copyright, employment, trade libel, defamation, unfair competition, transportation statutes, product liability, telecommunications law and government contract issues.