Two businessmen having a business dispute at their office

Business disputes are common and often quickly resolved. But when conflicts rise to the level of litigation, working with an experienced commercial law attorney is essential. At Ryan G. Cole Law, PLLC, we help small and midsize businesses throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area resolve disputes through mediation, arbitration, and litigation

We work to resolve disputes through negotiated settlements but prepare each case for trial to maximize our clients’ leverage at the bargaining table. When litigation becomes necessary, we have an impressive track record of success in state and federal court. Trust our firm to protect your interests in and out of the courtroom. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

Why You Need a Dallas-Fort Worth Business Disputes Attorney

Business disputes left unresolved can disrupt operations, adversely impact morale, and damage your brand. Ryan G. Cole Law, PLLC works to find efficient and effective solutions to all types of business disputes, including: 

  • Business fraud – Fraud typically involves one party to a business transaction intentionally or knowingly making false statements to, or omitting information from, the other party. Common examples include misrepresentations, misappropriation of business funds, financial statement fraud, and forgery. 
  • Breach of contractA contract is breached when one party to a contract fails to perform or fulfill its contractual obligations to the other party. If the breaching party fails to cure the breach, the injured party can file a lawsuit to obtain monetary damages and injunctive relief. 
  • Partnership disputes – Disputes among business partners typically involve control and authority of the individual partners, the direction of the partnership, ownership interests, and financial/cash flow problems. Our business disputes attorney works with clients to resolve partnership disputes through negotiation and litigation. 
  • Shareholder disputes – We help small and midsized businesses resolve shareholder disputes involving disagreements about business decisions, fiduciary breaches, misappropriation of company funds, and other misconduct.
  • Insurance disputes –  Our firm represents insurance companies, brokerages, and agents in insurance disputes involving business owner policies, commercial property insurance, general liability insurance, and business interruption insurance. 
  • Tortious interference  – A business that unlawfully interferes with another business’s contractual or business relationships and causes financial losses may be liable for tortious interference. Tortious interference claims often arise in multi-party contracts as well as in a variety of other contexts.
  • Employment disputes – Claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination are common, as are wage and hour and other compensation claims.
  • Business dissolutions – Our firm represents limited liability companies, privately held corporations, and partnerships in disputes involving control over assets and operations and works to dissolve business in an efficient and orderly manner. 

No matter the dispute facing your business, having competent and experienced representation is the best way to protect your interests and avoid a lengthy court battle. 

How Our Firm Can Help Settle Business Disputes

Knowing that business disputes can be a distraction and drain profits, we work to help clients reach negotiated settlements. When you consult with us, we will take the time to understand your circumstances and choose the best course of action. 

When to Choose Litigation

In cases of egregious misconduct or illegal activity, litigation may be the only recourse. We are highly adept negotiators and trial lawyers who know our way around the bargaining table and the courtroom. At Ryan G. Cole Law, PLLC, we also advise clients on mitigating the risk of disputes by: 

  • Negotiating and preparing well-conceived agreements (e.g. operating agreements, partnership agreements, shareholder agreements, and employment agreements)
  • Establishing and updating company policies and procedures 
  • Obtaining releases and waivers from vendors, clients, and customers

You can depend on our business disputes attorney to help you assess the risks and avoid costly litigation. We provide offensive and defensive capabilities when litigation is necessary. Above all, we will work in your best interests at all times.

Contact Our Experienced Dallas-Fort Worth Business Dispute Attorneys

At Ryan G. Cole Law, PLLC, we work to find innovative solutions to the most complex business disputes. Our business and commercial lawyers have the skills and experience to represent plaintiffs and defendants in business litigation and a proven history of achieving pretrial settlements and jury awards. Contact our office today to discuss your case with an accomplished business dispute attorney.

Ryan G. Cole Law, PLLC helps clients resolve business disputes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including Collin County, Dallas County, Denton County, and Tarrant County