PRACTICE AREAS

Litigation/Dispute Resolution

Litigation

All business owners know that facing a lawsuit can be one of the most stressful, most expensive, most time-consuming, and most damaging things in one’s professional life. Lawsuits can come from almost anywhere – whether from a contract dispute with a vendor, to a wage and hour claim from a former or current employee, to a products liability suit from a dissatisfied customer. When you are facing the prospect of a significant money judgement against you, it is imperative that you have the right legal team in place who understands your rights and knows how to effective advocate for them.

At Morten & Fairchild, our attorneys have significant courtroom and trial experience, understand the law thoroughly, and can strategize with you to defend yourself and your business from the crippling effects of litigation

 

Dispute Resolution

For the past 50 years or so, American business have been trending away from resolving their disputes inside a courtroom.  Business owners have collectively realized that the time, uncertainty, and cost of resolving issues before a magistrate is tremendously wasteful, and they have therefore opted to solve their issues outside of court either through direct negotiation or through a hired third-party neutral, such as a mediator or arbitrator.

The attorneys at Morten & Fairchild are experienced negotiators and advocates, but also have been trained in mediation and can offer mediation services. Avoid the unnecessarily expensive and emotionally draining rigors of litigation – consult with Morten & Fairchild to see how you can resolve your legal issue outside of court.