Experienced Business and Commercial Litigation Lawyers

The experienced business and commercial litigation lawyers at Burford Perry LLP have backgrounds in business and finance that allow them to understand your business, finances, and economics in addition to how the law affects these matters. Burford Perry LLP is able to understand and evaluate your case at every stage to help you make informed economic decisions. And, more importantly, we have the experience and success rate necessary to try your case and win when negotiation fails to produce acceptable results.

Why Burford Perry LLP?

Our two named partners have more than 55 years of combined legal experience handling complex commercial litigation. Before attending law school, Robert Burford worked as a public accountant for two Big Eight accounting firms for several years. Robert has used his experience as an accountant to inform his nearly 30 years of complex commercial litigation work. Additionally, one of our associate attorneys, Shawn Johnson, also obtained his M.S. in Management Information Systems and his B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and is Certified Public Accountant.

Brent Perry has had an exemplary career successfully litigating complex business and commercial litigation issues. In his over 25-year career, Brent has attained numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts in commercial litigation matters. In 2015, he settled a minority shareholder’s suit for over $3 million after the Texas Supreme Court sharply limited shareholder oppression actions. Brent also obtained and collected on a $4.5 million judgment in 2012 against a major Korean shipbuilder for failure to pay commissions on contracts to build LNG carriers.

Both of our founding partners have an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and have been designated Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters. In addition, numerous other institutions have recognized Brent and Robert for their dedicated work. What makes Burford Perry LLP different is we understand what success means for our clients. While we have a proven track record of obtaining successful verdicts in judge and jury trials, we understand not every dispute needs to be resolved in the courtroom. Sometimes the best solution is through negotiation, arbitration, or other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. We put our clients first and determine which method of success will work best for them and their businesses.

Types of Business and Commercial Litigation

The legal team at Burford Perry LLP has extensive experience with a variety of business and commercial litigation issues. Our attorneys have handled complex, high-stakes business disputes for both plaintiffs and defendants, including:

  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty – Accusations of breach of fiduciary duty are very serious and often incredibly complex. Because of this, only skilled business litigation attorneys can help resolve these cases successfully.
  • Director’s and Officers’ Liability – Determining whether or not a director or officer has negligently caused harm to a business isn’t easy. Just because a business suffers a financial loss doesn’t mean there has been any wrongdoing. For this reason, director and officer liability litigation is often multifaceted and requires intricate handling.
  • Partnership Disputes – When partnerships have a disagreement, it can put the entire business in jeopardy. However, there are many ways to peacefully and successfully resolve partnership disputes with the help of an experienced attorney.
  • Intellectual Property Litigation – Patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and other types of intellectual property are some of the most valuable assets a business can own. This makes intellectual property litigation extremely contentious and delicate.
  • Breach of Contract – One of the most common types of commercial litigation arises when one party fails to uphold their end of a contract. Despite being a common occurrence, breach of contract disputes are not easy to resolve because each case is so unique. The situation can quickly become complicated as one or more parties begin to suffer financially from the breach.
  • Church Disputes – Like all organizations, churches have disputes, but unlike other organizations, churches need an attorney who understands how churches operate. Churches seeking legal advice need to choose an attorney who knows how solve disputes while preserving the integrity of the church.
  • Business Fraud – Allegations of business fraud are incredibly serious. Oftentimes in addition to civil lawsuits, individuals could also face criminal charges. Only experienced attorneys should handle business fraud claims.
  • Real Estate – Real estate transactions can be incredibly complex and often involve an individual’s or company’s most valuable assets. To protect your assets, always work with an experienced real estate transactions attorney.
  • Shareholder Disputes – All shareholders have rights and when these rights are infringed upon, dispute will quickly arise. If a shareholder dispute is not handled correctly, it can destroy a business’s reputation and profitability.

Don’t Wait To Speak To An Experienced Business and Commercial Litigation Lawyer

When you work with Burford Perry LLP, our attorneys will work closely with you to understand your needs and pain points so we can determine the best course of action to protect your interests. We create unique and individualized dispute resolution strategies that minimize the impact to your business. Our attorneys have worked on both sides of business cases, which means we have insight into how the other side works. This insight continues to serve our clients well today. If you are facing business or commercial litigation, reach out to us online today or call us at 713-401-9790.