The Sherman & Howard Difference

Our Civil & Commercial Litigation team represents startup and emerging entities, multinational corporations, and some of the nation’s leading businesses in trials, appeals and administrative proceedings. Our lawyers handle single-plaintiff cases as well as class and collective actions, representing clients in diverse industries in federal and state courts, arbitrations and mediation. We have tried and favorably resolved complex cases and high-stakes matters impacting our clients and even entire industries. Tenacious, results-driven advocates, we are known for offering decisive counsel and swift, cost-effective resolution of disputes.

Our multidisciplinary team includes trial lawyers, appellate lawyers, and lawyers with the legal experience and industry knowledge needed to ensure exceptional, comprehensive counsel based on our clients’ specific needs, business concerns, and ultimate business goals. We form efficient and focused teams that work collaboratively and seamlessly through every stage of a case, from initial assessment through final resolution.

Our Approach

We take a client-focused approach, devising and executing legal strategies that align with our clients’ overall business interests and drive their success.

Our lawyers are skilled at identifying issues early on and crafting a strategy focused on swiftly securing the best possible outcome. Through early case assessment, targeted discovery, and the use of case-management strategies, we enhance our courtroom presentations while helping to contain costs.

Services

The Civil & Commercial Litigation team have successfully asserted and defended a wide variety of claims for individual and corporate clients. Our experience includes:

  • Banking and financial services litigation
  • Breach of fiduciary duties and other business tort cases
  • Contracts disputes
  • Constitutional and Political law
  • Corporate and limited liability company disputes
  • Corporate governance litigation
  • Insurance recovery litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Labor and employment disputes
  • Partnership, joint venture, and strategic alliance disputes
  • Real estate and construction claims
  • Securities fraud and related claims
  • Space law litigation
  • Trusts and estates disputes