Business and Commercial Litigation

From fast-moving injunction proceedings and commercial property issues to partnership and business-to-business cases, clients bring their high-risk business disputes to Thorpe Shwer. We are trial lawyers, and our attorneys frequently take cases to verdict, including before juries, judges, and arbitrators in both state and federal courts throughout the United States. Our litigators are prepared to pursue and promote our clients' interests aggressively. We are also creative and have substantial experience leveraging cases for a negotiated resolution when it is in the best interest of our client.

We have significant experience representing clients of all sizes, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to privately-held or family-owned businesses. We strive to closely understand our clients’ goals and their businesses to better assist them throughout the litigation process, including selecting and implementing the most cost-effective form of dispute resolution possible. We are keenly aware that one size does not fit all when it comes to business or resolving disputes for our clients.

Our subject matter experience is both broad and deep and includes the following:

  • Business torts, such as fraud, tortious interference, and breach of duty
  • Class action defense
  • Commercial and residential real estate litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Employment litigation
  • Financial services litigation
  • Franchise disputes
  • Healthcare litigation
  • HOA disputes
  • Indemnity issues
  • Insurance coverage and bad faith
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Unfair and deceptive trade practices

Our attorneys are frequently recognized as industry leaders by their peers, clients, and various legal and business publications, including the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers® for Commercial Litigation; the 2015 and 2014 editions of Super Lawyers® for Civil Litigation-Defense and Business Litigation; and the 2014 edition of Martindale-Hubbell®’s Arizona’s Top Rated Lawyers for Litigation.