Litigation


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Litigation Attorneys

Every day companies must navigate a myriad of risks inherent in doing business. When disputes arise, we scrutinize and aggressively pursue every possibility to resolve a matter early and out of court. Where litigation is unavoidable, we provide representation that is practical, cost-effective, and results-oriented. Our firm has substantial experience in the following areas of litigation.
  • Business
  • Construction
  • Labor and Employment
  • Intellectual Property
Business
Business litigation is a strength of our firm. Our clients include large corporations, franchisees, financial institutions, and small businesses as well as individual business owners, directors, officers and former employees. With experience in complex litigation and strategic negotiations, we are skilled in a wide range of cases including the following.
  • Breach of contract disputes, including non-compete agreements and other employment agreements
  • Partnership disputes
  • Defending public and closely-held corporations against shareholder actions
  • Defending directors and officers against fiduciary duty claims
Construction
GGHH understands the issues and complexities that arise in the construction industry. We have experience in real estate, finance and contract law, and in-depth knowledge of local regulations and legislation. We represent parties involved in every aspect of the construction industry, including general contractors, subcontractors, construction managers, owners, and lenders. We represent our clients in a variety of matters including mechanics lien and bond claims, real estate disputes, breach of contract claims, delay damage claims, construction defect claims, design defect claims, warranty issues, and payment and performance issues. We have the experience and ability needed to successfully resolve even the most complex construction issues for our clients.

Labor and Employment
Even companies with the best employment policies and procedures can face lawsuits. Working with GGHH can help minimize the expense and disruption of employment disputes. GGHH’s expertise and substantial experience at the state and federal level benefits our clients in the effective defense or prosecution of complex employment relationships, claims and disputes arising under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, and analogous provisions of state law. GGHH has prosecuted claims brought by companies seeking to enjoin employees that have breached employment agreements, restrictive covenants, and fiduciary duties. GGHH works with clients of all sizes and levels of sophistication, from large, multi-state corporations to small, family-owned businesses.

Intellectual Property
Intellectual property involves much more than the filing of patents. It involves the protection of clients’ trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets that are the subject of many of our clients’ business transactions. GGHH ensures that our clients’ intellectual property is protected in each of its dealings. GGHH files for trademark protection aggressively and defends any misappropriation of trade secret or other intellectual property.
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