Complex Commercial Litigation
COMPLEX COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
Nixon Peabody’s Complex Commercial Litigation practice represents public and private companies in connection with contract disputes, business torts, and disputes involving the Uniform Commercial Code, business dissolutions, and other commercial and financial relationships.
We also represent corporate officers, directors, and shareholders in litigation involving:
- Management and corporate control issues
- Shareholder rights
- Employment and non-compete agreements
- Financial transactions and insurance coverage
Our trial lawyers appear in state and federal and courts throughout the country and the United States Supreme Court. We are well known for our skill in major complex litigation, including class actions and multidistrict litigation.
The firm’s litigators are also highly trained and experienced in all forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediations, arbitrations, and mini-trials.
- Final HIPAA Omnibus Rule Expands Law's Impact on Firms
New Hampshire Business Review | May 3, 2013
Providence partner and leader of the firm’s Privacy & Data Protection group Linn Freedman and Manchester partner and leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Scott O’Connell co-authored this article discussing the final HIPAA Omnibus Rule, which implemented sweeping changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
- Not Yet a Relic of History, Hourly Rates Still Prevalent
Rochester Business Journal | May 3, 2013
Rochester office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum and Rochester Global Business & Transactions partner Jim Bourdeau discuss client demands for value, predictability, and accessibility.
- Law Journal Names 2013 Rising Stars
New York Law Journal | April 22, 2013
Buffalo commercial litigation partner Sheldon Smith is among the attorneys under the age of 40 named to the publication’s annual “Rising Stars” class. The program honors accomplished attorneys who are top contributors to the practice of law and their communities.