Business & Contract

From drafting letters to setting up formal corporations, our Firm can handle all your business and contract needs. We offer both litigation and transactional services to help individuals and small businesses negotiate, draft, and navigate through business dealings. The following are just some areas we can help:  

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  • Business Entity Formation and Litigation
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Corporations
  • Professional Corporations, Professional Limited Liability Companies
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Partnerships
  • Assumed Names
  • DBA
  • Drafting or Reviewing Business Plans and Agreements
  • Reviewing, Negotiating and Drafting Contracts
  • Contract Disputes
    • A contract is an agreement between two or more persons, which creates an obligation to do or not to do a particular thing.  When one person fails to perform or breaches that obligation, the contract itself and /or the law will provide a remedy.  A legal relationship exists between parties, consisting of rights and duties which the law recognizes as binding agreement, which then gives each party a legal duty to the other.  When one person violates that duty or obligation, a legal right arises to seek a remedy for the breach of those duties.
  • Insurance Claims 
  • Placing Liens on entities, properties and individuals
  • Commencing Litigation or Filing Suit for Account Stated or Breach of Contract
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Common-law or statutory action between those in a fiduciary relationship.  The existence of the fiduciary relationship constitutes the requisite duty between the parties and can arise in a variety of circumstances. 
  •  Business Defamation Fraud and Misrepresentation 
  •  Misappropriation of Trade Secrets  
  • Tortious Interference with a Contract or Advantageous Business Relationship or Expectancy  
  • Noncompetition Covenants 
  • Contract action for breach of express agreement not to compete, usually a former employer or party to the sale of a business, assets, or stock.  The covenant is commonly a component of a larger transaction such as for employment, independent contracting, consulting or sales, or sale of a business.  Covenants between employer and employee are subject to statutory regulation under the Michigan Antitrust Reform Act (MARA).
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Shareholder derivative actions