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As most business owners know, the longer you are in business the greater the odds are that your business will be involved in litigation. Contract disputes are a common reason your business will become involved in a lawsuit, as is the need to protect your intellectual property if another party violates your trademarks or copyrights. Business litigation can also be necessary if a former employee violates the terms of a non-compete agreement. Our Tampa commercial litigation attorneys also represent businesses that are facing shareholder derivative actions or that are facing accusations of a breach of fiduciary duty. No matter how complex your business litigation needs are, we can help.
From formation to dissolution, your business needs the advice and guidance of an experienced business law attorneys. We will ensure that you are in compliance with all local, state, and federal laws during the business formation stage of your enterprise. Once your business is up and running, we can provide invaluable assistance with contract drafting to make sure your interests are protected and decrease the likelihood of disputes. If you reach a point at which you decide to wind up your business, our Tampa business law attorneys can help you through the complex process of corporate dissolution.
Residential and commercial real estate transactions may involve numerous parties and can often result in legal disputes. Construction disputes can quickly escalate into construction liens. Our Tampa real estate law attorneys have extensive experience representing parties involved in construction-related lawsuits such as construction defects. Another area of real estate law that frequently results in contentious litigation is HOA and COA disputes. Because homeowner and condominium owner associations are subject to numerous state and federal laws, you need an experienced real estate lawyer on your side if you are a party to one of these lawsuits. Landlords can also benefit from the advice and guidance of our experienced Florida real estate attorneys when faced with the need to remove a tenant. Florida's eviction laws and procedures must be followed to avoid a costly lawsuit.
Operating a business requires you to understand and comply with numerous state and federal employment laws. Navigating those laws can feel like walking through a minefield if you do not have an experienced guide. Our skilled employment law attorneys can help ensure that your business is in compliance with critical laws and regulations, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Ideally, our Tampa Bay employment law attorneys are consulted during the formation of your business, so we can help you draft employment and independent contractor agreements as well as assist with the creation of operational materials such as employee handbooks. The goal is to avoid employment law disputes in the future; however, we will aggressively defend you if you do become involved in an employment law dispute.
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