Running a business is a complex and involved matter. There is so much to consider in your day to day operations that is is a relief to be able to hand the legal side of your business over to a business lawyer from Buntrock Harrison Gardner Law Group. Our business lawyers have extensive experience in commercial legal matters and will represent your business as if it was their own. Oftentimes this just includes contract law, but on occasion, bigger issues arise. If you already have a business lawyer on retainer, you are ahead of the game and if not, you should call the commercial lawyers at Buntrock Harrison Gardner. These attorneys have years of experience in representing legal business matters in court, arbitration and mediation of simple to complex business disputes involving a wide variety of matters, including the following:
- Theft of trade secrets
- Intellectual property
- Breach of contract
- Unfair Competition
- Non-compete covenants
- Securities fraud
- Shareholder/Member disputes
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Landlord Tenant Disputes
- Mortgage or Lien Foreclosure
- Collection of debt or notes
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Product liability and warranty
- Compliance matters
- Arbitration and enforcement
We are available to represent your business regardless of size or type. Our lawyers understand that your business is your livelihood and that we protect much more than just your business interests. No matter if you need assistant with compliance matters, arbitration and enforcement, non-compete issues and more, our legal team is here to help and because we know how valuable your time is, we offer a comprehensive menu of legal services.
In addition to our legal commercial services, we offer a variety of individual legal services as well such as estate and trust litigation, personal injury and wrongful acts. But we can also assist you with real estate law matters, debtor-creditor rights, construction law, agriculture law and professional liability defense.
Find more details on Business Law by looking through our legal articles. Contact the office of Buntrock Harrison Gardner for further assistance at (480) 664-7728. We appreciate that you are considering us for your legal matters and are looking forward to meeting you.
BUY SELL AGREEMENTS
A Buy-Sell Agreement is important for all Arizona partnerships, corporate entities, and other business organizations. It is in the best interest of each co-owner to determine the best course of action upon the situation of an owner’s departure. To find the best terms...
DOES A MEMBER OF AN LLC OWE FIDUCIARY DUTIES TO THE OTHER MEMBERS?
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WHEN DOES A JOINT VENTURE FORM?
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5 KEY TRAITS FOR AN EFFECTIVE NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT
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ARBITRATION VS. THE COURTS: IS ONE BETTER THAN THE OTHER FOR RESOLVING BUSINESS DISPUTES?
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CELL PHONES: EXPANDING EMPLOYER LIABILITY
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AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION IS WORTH A POUND OF CURE: MANAGING DISPUTES WITH WRITTEN CONTRACTS
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ASSET PROTECTION: SINGLE MEMBER LLCS MAY NOT FULLY PROTECT ASSETS FROM CREDITORS
Generally, LLCs are the preferred entities over corporations for asset protection. The major advantage is that if an individual member is sued in his or her individual capacity, a judgment creditor may only obtain a “charging order” against the member’s LLC interest....
WAIVERS OR ASSUMPTIONS OF RISK AGREEMENTS: WILL THEY PROTECT YOU FROM A LAWSUIT?
Managing risks is something all people do (or hopefully do) whether in their personal lives or business. Especially so, if you engage in or sponsor activities that present a foreseeable risk of harm, such as giving horse riding lessons, operating a race track or...