When a disagreement turns into a claim, and a business dispute arises, much is at stake – financial and reputational harm, potential derailment from business goals and strategies, and operational risk.

That’s why businesses in California and Nevada turn to Newmeyer Dillion as their fierce advocate and business partner. With comprehensive experience across industries, we approach each matter as uniquely as our clients, with a foundational approach and focus on their business, legal, and factual issues. Regardless of its stage in the process – negotiation, mediation, arbitration, litigation or trial – our goal is to limit the disruption by effectively and efficiently protecting your interests and swiftly getting you back on track with your long-term vision and goals. This includes:

  • Shareholder issues
  • Breach of fiduciary duty allegations, contract cases
  • Partnership/joint venture disputes
  • Class actions
  • Unfair business practices
  • Tradesecrets dispute
  • Quick responses

Torts & Defamation

Newmeyer Dillion’s team has tried over two thousand cases to verdict in court. If you find yourself or your company the victim of or facing charges of fraud, tortious interference, defamation, negligence, or theft our trial teams are unparalleled.

Our attorneys are experts at creating solutions for legal problems and claims involving competitors and former business partners and employees. We leverage our broad trial  experience in federal and state courts to identify the issues that are critical to a favorable resolution. Our extensive trial experience enables us to negotiate from a position of strength, and to obtain your desired excellent results, both in the negotiation process and in the courtroom.

Experienced in Tort and Defamation Matters involving:

  • Fraud & Misrepresentation
  • False Advertising
  • Unfair Competition
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Tortious Interference with Contract
  • Tortious Interference with Prospective Business Relations
  • Business Disparagement, Defamation, Libel, False Light, or Rumor Spreading
  • Negative Online Reviews
  • Malicious Prosecution & Abuse of Process
  • Negligence
  • Conversion (Theft)
  • Nuisance
  • Trespass
  • Invasion of Privacy

Alternative Dispute Resolution

We protect our clients’ interests at trial, in both state and federal courts. We understand, however, that litigation can be a long and costly battle that disrupts your business. This often leads to alternative dispute resolution, which includes arbitration, judicial reference, collaboration and mediation. We offer you options, guidance, coaching, strategy, tools and techniques as to each of these ADR methods. Our attorneys regularly try matters before arbitrators and judicial referees and appear before special masters and mediators to resolve disputes.  We stand shoulder to shoulder and advise you every step of the way to economically, efficiently and effectively achieve your goals and propel your business.

This includes in:

  • Trade Secrets
  • Unfair Competition
  • Trademarks
  • Trade Dress
  • Protected Advertising
  • License Agreements