Commercial Litigation

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Commercial Litigation in Pennsylvania

At Gross McGinley, LLP, in Allentown, PA, our civil litigation attorneys offer innovative strategies that help businesses in the commercial sector and beyond. Our team is passionate about advocating for your best interests, whether your legal issue involves construction law, real estate, or another commercial law matter. Our commercial litigation attorneys represent corporate boards and committees, directors and officers, government entities, nonprofits, public and private businesses, startups, and trade associations.

What to know about commercial litigation:

Do the attorneys at Gross McGinley handle all types of commercial litigation?

Which commercial sectors do you serve?

Do your commercial litigation attorneys have experience in construction law?

How can your litigation attorneys help my business prevent legal issues before they start?

Why choose Gross McGinley for commercial litigation matters?



Types Of Commercial Litigation Issues We Handle

While no one wants a long, protracted legal dispute, sometimes quick, easy resolutions aren’t possible. We’ve successfully litigated hundreds of cases before state and federal trial and appellate courts. This area of civil law can be quite complex – our extensive experience helps us position our clients for success, whether they’re plaintiffs or defendants.

Our lawyers thoroughly evaluate your circumstances and advise you of your options. We can help your organization devise strategies that align with your goals and protect your interests. Our firm handles an array of commercial litigation issues, including:

  • Breach of contract
  • Business dissolution
  • Business torts
  • Class actions and mass torts
  • Antitrust and regulatory matters
  • Data privacy and cyber security breaches
  • False advertising
  • Fraud
  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Intellectual Property and patent infringement
  • Trade secrets and confidential information
  • Unfair competition or business practices
  • Defamation
  • Employment litigation
  • Creditor actions
  • and more…..

Our commercial litigation attorneys are highly trained professionals who have specialized experience in business-related legal matters. You can count on the teams at Gross McGinley to be responsive and meticulous when it comes to all aspects of any legal issue you may be facing.



Commercial Industries We Serve

Our skilled lawyers serve a wide range of sectors and commercial industries, including:

  • Construction
  • Real estate and land development
  • Food, beverage, and hospitality
  • Wedding/entertainment
  • Internet and technology
  • Gaming and entertainment
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Media and publishing
  • Health care and pharmaceuticals
  • Insurance
  • Energy and public utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Banking
  • Professional sports
  • Nonprofit
  • Other commercial sectors

We understand that each case is different. Legal strategies that work in one industry may not translate to another, even when issues appear to be similar. Our commercial litigation attorneys, business lawyers, and legal professionals work collaboratively, sharing a common goal of getting the job done for our clients.



Construction Litigation

Construction projects always begin optimistically, with the hope that everything will run smoothly and be completed on time. However, sometimes disputes arise over payment or quality of work, especially when it involves larger projects with multiple contractors and vendors.

Our commercial litigation team includes attorneys with extensive knowledge of construction law and common issues related to the industry. Whether you need a notice or lien to protect against non-payment or need to enforce contract terms to get paid, our team is there for you.

Our construction clients include:

  • Construction management firms
  • General contractors
  • Material suppliers
  • Owners
  • Prime contractors
  • Subcontractors

We recognize that sometimes litigation provides the only option for addressing a construction issue. If a dispute leads to a lawsuit, our civil litigation attorneys know how to build a solid case and fight tirelessly to protect your interests. We’ll gather the right team to represent your company, so you can focus on your building projects.



Proactive Commercial Litigation Strategies

Being sued, handling contract disputes, and dealing with other legal issues takes time and energy away from running your business. One way to avoid problems before they arise is to lay out and achieve strategic objectives that help protect your interests.

Our business attorneys help companies identify and manage risks before they become issues. Recognizing potential conflicts, minimizing costs and losses, improving existing procedures, and developing more efficient processes may help your business avoid commercial litigation altogether.

To assist clients with these matters, our lawyers dive deep to glean a thorough understanding of each individual business. We’re dedicated to educating companies and individuals on how to identify risks and potential legal issues in advance. We can also help with putting tools and systems in place after a dispute is settled to avoid future risks.



Why Choose Us?

Few professionals enjoy spending their time suing someone instead of resolving problems in a less costly, complex manner.  Our litigation attorneys are skilled negotiators who are well-versed in alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration, which can help clients avoid expensive, time-consuming court battles. Although we strive to help you resolve business disputes with alternative methods, our commercial litigation attorneys also know their way around a courtroom. 

When an issue can’t be settled out of court, our teams work to create effective legal strategies and achieve positive outcomes for our clients. We’re dedicated to building solid relationships and providing professional, personalized legal services you can trust. Whether you need assistance with commercial or business matters, family law issues, estate planning, criminal defense, or other legal services, our responsive teams always keep lines of communication open and put our clients first. 

Contact A Commercial Litigation Attorney Today

For more than four decades, Gross McGinley, LLP has been committed to providing quality legal representation built on a foundation of collaboration, integrity, and respect. To schedule a consultation with a Pennsylvania commercial litigation attorney, contact us online or call us at 610-820-5450 today. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Since 1976, we’ve been serving individuals, businesses and communities through the greater Lehigh Valley. Learn more about us.

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