Results matter. Pyric victories don’t.
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 (including AAA, JAMS, NAM, FINRA and ICC). Although the types of claims pursued are conventional (including breach of contract; business torts; fraud; shareholder and partnership disputes; breach of fiduciary duty; unfair competition; tortious interference; restrictive covenants; debtor/creditor claims; and federal and state statutory claims), the industries which we serve spans a virtually unlimited-in-scope range, including: financial services; medical; fashion; banking; energy; health care; manufacturing; mortgage; real estate; retail; dental; technology; insurance; agricultural; cyber; marine; legal; telecommunications, etc.
Although many of our clients are immersed in complex, and sometimes bet-the-company disputes, our decades of experience in Commercial Litigation permits us to 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.
Maximizing Criminal Court Results, in the Civil Arena, Through Collateral Estoppel
Introduction For civil counsel engaged to right criminal wrongs committed by a Corporation’s former officer or employee, the frustration of the delays incident to a parallel criminal proceeding can nonetheless ultimately bear fruit in the civil...
Litigation Holds and Preservation of ESI in Light of VOOM HD Holdings, LLC
In commercial litigation cases, issuing a litigation hold to preserve electronically stored information (ESI) is paramount once a party reasonably anticipates that litigation may ensue, which may be well before litigation actually commences. In the electronic...
Gibbs: Leveling the Playing Field for Chronic Non-Compliance
In a recent column, we addressed recent Appellate Division authority concerning the ultimate sanction for failure to disclose, a CPLR 3126 Order striking a pleading. In December, the Court of Appeals issued Gibbs v. St. Barnabas Hospital, 2010 N.Y. Slip. Op....
Disqualification Premised Upon the “Lawyer as Witness” Rule
An attorney’s conflict search incident to a potential new matter provides information which will assist counsel in determining whether engagement is appropriate. There are bright-line rules regarding entering an appearance in light of counsel’s obligation to...