NEW YORK COMMERCIAL
LITIGATION ATTORNEYS

How We Help Our Clients

The Long Island-based Commercial Litigation attorneys at Barnes & Barnes, P.C. pursue complex business claims in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court, Federal Court and various arbitration forums. Many of our clients are immersed in complex disputes. Nonetheless, our decades of experience in Commercial Litigation helps us deliver pragmatic strategies to achieve solutions which align with the client’s business objectives. In that regard, we achieve timely and relevant results on a cost-effective, results-oriented matter. We invite you to explore our website and learn why our sage advice and tenacious advocacy constitutes a key client asset.

DISPUTES
BETWEEN
BUSINESSES

BREACH OF
CONTRACT

FRAUD &
FINANCIAL
MISCONDUCT

INTERFERENCE
WITH BUSINESS
RELATIONSHIPS

Case Studies

Strategic Motion to Dismiss Reduces Complaint from 15 Causes of Action to Solely Breach of Contract, Greatly Reducing the Scope of Claims and Expense to Defend

Challenge B&B was retained to defend a corporate defendant which had been accused of breaching a contract and violating certain industry licensing requirements. The Plaintiff filed a blunderbuss Complaint, containing literally 15 distinct causes of action; in...

Prevailing At Trial For Breach of Aircraft Lease Agreement

After trial, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of B&B’s Client, determining that the lessee of an aircraft breached a lease, and awarded B&B’s client damages, counsel fees and interest. Challenge B&B represented the Delaware corporate owner and lessor of an...

Recovery of $1.5 Million After Breach of Real Estate Contract

Barnes & Barnes, P.C., represented the Seller of a commercial real estate complex and recovered a $1 million down payment, plus counsel fees and nearly $500,000 in pre-judgment interest, after the Purchaser defaulted. Challenge B&B’s client was selling a...

Temporary Restraining Order Precludes Loss of Vice President to Major Competitor

Barnes & Barnes, P.C., successfully secured a Temporary Restraining Order precluding a Client’s former Vice President of Global Business Development from starting work as President of a competitor located less than two miles from the Client’s office Challenge...

Insights

Does Your Family Business Need a Legal Checkup?

Does Your Family Business Need a Legal Checkup?

There are 5.5 million family businesses in the US and they generate 64% of our Gross Domestic Product (GDP). While many of these businesses find success and continue on for generations, others do not make it to the second generation. In many instances, family businesses struggle because they lack...

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Does Your Family Business Have a Succession Plan?

Does Your Family Business Have a Succession Plan?

If you are a co-owner of a family business, it is important to consider what will happen to the company if something happens to you. If you do not have a succession plan, then your heirs and/or co-owners could face significant financial and legal problems which could irreparably damage the...

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Meet The Team

Leo K. Barnes, Jr.

Leo K. Barnes, Jr.

Partner

Matthew J. Barnes

Matthew J. Barnes

Partner

Ryan J. McMahon

Ryan J. McMahon

Associate

Anthony J. Menna

Anthony J. Menna

Associate

What Our Clients Say

I was impressed with Mr. Barnes’ meticulous preparation and performance during the party depositions. Ultimately, we were required to go to trial. I was well prepared for the adversary’s cross examination and again impressed with Mr. Barnes’ courtroom skills during trial. Read more
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