Complex and Commercial Litigation / Dispute Resolution

For more information about our firm’s Commercial Litigation practice, please contact:

Mary-Jo Rebelo
Lyle D. Washowich

Understanding the complexity is essential

Commercial litigation cases are often complicated. The ability to understand the complexity of each matter—and mobilize the right resources—is essential to achieving a positive outcome.

Protecting your business interests

At Burns White, we represent businesses and business owners in a broad range of industries, and have the legal understanding and knowledgeable attorneys needed to customize a strategic response to protect your business interests in complex litigation matters such as:

  • Class action lawsuits
  • Contract disputes
  • Business torts
  • Breach of contract and fiduciary duty allegations
  • Governance issues
  • Partnership and joint venture disputes
  • Ownership issues, including but not limited to shareholder issues and partner issues
  • Directors and Officers obligations and liability

Achieving success for our class action litigation clients

Burns White has extensive experience and a successful record of accomplishment defending financial institutions, corporations, and other businesses against state and federal class action lawsuits. Our cost-effective, results-oriented approach has helped deliver positive outcomes for clients faced with challenging class action litigation.

In each matter, a hand-selected team of attorneys works with class action defendants through all phases of the legal process including:

  • Case Development Evaluation and Strategy
  • Early Motion Resolutions
  • Class-Based Discovery and Merits Discovery
  • Class Certification Proceedings
  • Dispositive Motions
  • Class Action Settlement
  • Pretrial Preparation
  • Class Action Trial
  • Appeal Proceedings

Recognized for our deep understanding of the class action process, and for delivering favorable results, our attorneys have the experience—in a variety of industries—to provide the legal representation critical for success.

Leveraging firm-wide expertise

We draw from attorneys across our broad practice groups—including Business Practices and Commercial Transactions, Employment Practices Liability, Insurance, Transportation and Logistics, Financial Services, Cybersecurity, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Professional Liability—to assemble a defense team that can analyze the legal implications specific to your case, coordinate a methodical approach, and deliver an effective resolution in your best interest.