Business disputes put a strain on a company's finances and operations. With experienced counsel knowledgeable about its industry, a corporation can ensure that any active or threatened commercial litigation is handled in the smoothest, most efficient manner possible.

Shook, Hardy & Bacon has successfully handled thousands of cases for clients engaged in major business disputes and civil litigation. From counseling through trial and appeal, our attorneys provide comprehensive experience in complex, multijurisdictional matters dealing with numerous adversaries engaged in business disputes.

We have managed cases involving class actions, antitrust, corporate governance, securities regulation, insurance coverage disputes, commercial and construction contracts, alternative dispute resolution, taxation, financial institutions, franchises and dealerships, and libel and First Amendment issues. In addition, we offer clients the benefit of well-established relationships with economists and forensic accountants in developing economic damages, such as lost profits. Our attorneys have prevailed on motions for dismissal or summary judgment in hundreds of complex matters. 

Shook knows that taking a lawsuit through trial may not be the most efficient way to resolve a dispute, so we approach each new case with flexibility and dedication to innovative and strategic solutions for our clients. The volume and variety of litigation handled by the firm allows Shook to remain on the cutting-edge of legal and technological developments. Our business litigation lawyers have access to an extensive team of analysts, legal assistants and document clerks to ensure the most cost-effective means of quality legal representation. With a reputation for effective case resolution, Shook has become the first choice for many businesses facing high-stakes litigation on both the regional and national level.