Orlando Area Commercial Litigation Attorneys
Pohl & Short’s commercial litigation department focuses on representing individuals and businesses in commercial litigation matters, at both the trial and appellate levels. In addition to civil trial work, our litigation attorneys handle arbitrations, alternative dispute resolutions, mediations, and administrative hearings at the Federal, State and local levels.
To schedule your appointment on any commercial litigation matter, contact us by phone or e-mail.
Personalized, Customized Legal Services: We understand that most clients are concerned about the lack of control they feel when involved in litigation. Our attorneys will work closely with you on every case to make sure that the litigation strategy pursued is the most effective way to reach your goal, and that you understand the risks and benefits of that strategy.
Our attorneys strive to keep the costs of the litigation within your budget. In most cases, an appropriate litigation strategy is to aggressively prosecute or defend a case by preparing for trial, while maintaining open lines of communication as to settlement. This approach often leads to favorable settlements of cases prior to trial. In other cases, the appropriate litigation strategy is to pursue arbitration, mediation or other alternative dispute mechanisms. Our litigation attorneys explore and discuss these various alternatives with you prior to and during litigation.
You Are In Control
We are committed to keeping you informed and, to the extent possible, in control of the litigation process. The department is structured to handle the broad range of commercial litigation disputes facing our business clients, from simple foreclosure actions to complicated trademark and franchise litigation.
It is our goal at Pohl & Short to satisfy all of your business law needs. Sometimes our representation involves only litigation matters. At other times we provide litigation services in conjunction with other legal representation. We coordinate your representation to avoid duplication and inefficiencies.
You Will Have One Attorney Responsible for Your Legal Matters
We want you to feel confident that your matter is being handled properly and efficiently, to be kept informed of its status and to have a lead attorney who is responsible and knowledgeable for all of your matters. This defines our business boutique law firm and contributes to your success and the success of our firm.
Set forth below is a brief description of some of the major areas of our commercial litigation practice:
Contract Actions and Disputes
Our commercial litigation department represents business and individual clients regarding a broad range of contractual and quasi-contractual disputes, including breach of sales and vendor agreements, agency agreements, improper interference with contracts or advantageous business relationships, and disputes involving the breach and enforcement of franchise and intellectual property agreements and interests.
Corporate and Shareholder Disputes
Our commercial litigation department handles a broad range of cases involving corporate and shareholder disputes, including enforcement of shareholder agreements, derivative actions against corporations, actions to dissolve corporations and for misuse of corporate assets or opportunities, and breach of fiduciary duty claims.
We handle a wide range of employment related matters, including the enforcement and defense of actions on covenants not-to-compete, defending companies against EEOC complaints, discrimination claims and wage and hour claims, and disputes over employment contracts.
Our commercial litigation department routinely conducts mediations, and is staffed by a mediator who is certified by the Florida Supreme Court, the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, and by the National Association of Securities Dealers.
Replevins, Foreclosures and Creditor’s Rights in Bankruptcy
Our commercial litigation department also handles foreclosures of mortgages, replevins of vehicles and other equipment, and protecting creditor’s rights in bankruptcy proceedings.
Our commercial litigation department represents commercial and residential landlords and tenants on a wide variety of matters, including eviction actions and disputes over the breach and Interpretation of lease provisions.