NYC Business Litigation Lawyer

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For most of the companies in New York City, litigation is somewhat inevitable.  Sooner or later you’ll face a lawsuit, or need to initiate one of your own you always need an NYC business litigation lawyer.

Richman Law Firm PLLC specializes in helping businesses navigate their legal matters.

Breach Of Contract

It’s very easy to end up in a breach-of-contract lawsuit, either as a plaintiff or as a defendant.

Even contracts that appear very simple at first can become complicated. Contracts tend to spark more business litigation than almost any other instrument.

These could include buy/sell contracts, service agreements, employment contracts, non-disclosure agreements (NDA), and more.

NYC Business Litigation Lawyer

Our office is here to protect your interests.  Breach of contract suits does not merely determine whether a breach exists.  They also determine the damages the breach caused and the monies for which the damaged party is entitled.

Types of contract breach

The breach may be actual, which means the breach has already happened and the damage has already been caused, or anticipatory. In an anticipatory breach, the other party issues a notice of intent which makes it clear the contract will not be honored.

Either way, the next step is to determine whether the breach is minor, at which point it may not be worth pursuing, or whether it is material. A material breach will almost always result in some sort of financial loss for your company.

Litigation can help you recover these damages or defend yourself against accusations that you have caused such damages.

Remedies for contract breaches

The simplest remedy is for the aggrieved party to receive the financial benefit that would have been received had the breaching party upheld the obligations outlined by the contract.

But sometimes, there are indirect damages in addition to direct ones. Calculating the damages of the secondary consequences of the breach and convincing the court you are entitled to compensation for these losses takes a skilled problem solver and litigator with a firm grasp of the law.

NYC Business Attorney: Commercial Litigation in New York

There is a wealth of issues over which a business may need to enter a litigation proceeding. They can include:

  • Allegations of a defective product or service which has caused harm or injury.
  • Disputes with partners, shareholders, and/or corporate officers.
  • Allegations of breaches of fiduciary duties.
  • Employment lawsuits, in which employees claim they have been mistreated by your company.

The public perception is that all corporations are financially secure to the point where nobody is harmed by litigation. In reality, poorly handled disputes such as these can put good people out of business.

Protect your company with a lawyer who has keen negotiation skills, who isn’t afraid to fight it out in court, and who is ready to give your case the attention and research it deserves to help you secure the best possible outcome.

Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Litigation can arise faster than you might realize

It’s important to have a relationship with an NYC commercial litigation lawyer before you are embroiled in a legal matter. Keep in mind that for most New York City companies the question is not if you will become embroiled in a dispute, but when.

You’re probably already shopping for insurance to help you manage your business risks. Choosing an attorney early is simply part of the same risk-mitigation process. Contact Richman Law Firm PLLC now to set up a consultation.

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    SCOTT B. RICHMAN, ESQ.

    Mr. Richman is the Managing Member and Founder of Richman Law Firm PLLC. In his role as Managing Member, Mr. Richman oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm and handles the litigation of the most complex legal matters across a vast array of practice areas and disciplines. ​

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    Sean Ajifowobaje
    Sean Ajifowobaje
    01:00 24 Nov 20
    Scott did an awesome job handling the renegotiation of my non-compete agreement. He was straight forward, timely and professional. I would recommend him to anyone in regard with dealing with contract agreements.
    Dale Farquharson
    Dale Farquharson
    13:31 20 Nov 20
    Scott is very informative very professional and works hard on settling your case in a fast efficient way.
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    Paul123456789123456789 Berger
    17:20 11 Sep 20
    Scott Richman was hands down the best attorney we have ever had. He helped our company solve a tricky and challenging problem with speed, efficiency and professionalism. His knowledge and attention to detail go well beyond this 5 star rating. He is exceptional at what he does and I would highly recommend him.
    Yasir Sitara
    Yasir Sitara
    21:53 07 Aug 20
    I came to Scott looking for help in reviewing my film contract, and I got exactly what I was looking for and then some! His communication, diligence, and knowledge of all things pertaining to the law is second to none.. and he adds a light touch of humor along the way. Scott Richman is a man of class and i would highly recommend him to anyone reading this, you will not be sorry!
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    Studio Opening
    09:42 27 Jul 20
    In handling my matters Scott Richman was friendly, competent, timely, reliable, and above all, gave sound legal advice.
    Brendan Bertoli
    Brendan Bertoli
    16:37 29 Jun 20
    Srdana Pokrajac
    Srdana Pokrajac
    19:14 09 Jun 20
    Scott was very reassuring, responsive and addressed my real estate concerns promptly. I highly recommend his services and would hire Scott again.
    Robert Rosenfeld
    Robert Rosenfeld
    17:59 27 Apr 20
    As an attorney myself I appreciated Scott’s diligence, enthusiasm and communication. We finally got the primary carrier to put up its policy limits so that an underinsurance arbitration can be demanded. I’m confident that Scott will continue to fight to maximize my recovery.
    Mindy Jezierski
    Mindy Jezierski
    17:01 30 Mar 20
    I was highly recommended to Mr. Scott Richman through a family member of mine. Mr Richman was very professional and attentive to our situation. He walked us through the whole process of what to expect as we were looking to be compensated for our daughter’s injury due to a car accident that she was involved in. His time and attention to our case left a positive impression on us. He answered all our questions, emails and phone calls in a speedily manner. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him to anyone else that is looking for a caring and attention to detail lawyer such as him.
    Aaron Silbert
    Aaron Silbert
    20:45 17 Jan 20
    In a pinch, I needed general legal services within 24 hours. After a quick search, I found Scott and his firm and gave them a call. Scott answered the phone, took the time to walk me through what was happening and what I needed done, and then went out of his way to make sure it was taken care of that day. He even met me after business hours to ensure everything was taken care of, even printing out extra copies of everything to make sure I had one on file. I highly recommend Scott and his team for any of your legal needs - he is fantastic!
    Sasha Roudenko
    Sasha Roudenko
    15:31 15 Oct 19
    Scott Richman took a painful and unpleasant experience and helped me navigate it while always being available to answer any questions or address any concerns whether it was via email or phone. He always took the time to explain everything including any areas of confusion without making me feel stupid or small. He was always respectful, very knowledgeable, and worked so hard on my case. I cannot recommend him highly enough for any legal needs you may have.
    Erica Carter
    Erica Carter
    21:12 12 Sep 19
    Scott Richman handled my case with the utmost care, respect, and expediently. I had a civil matter that he resolved for me, and leaving this matter in his hands was the best thing I could have done. He communicates effectively and often, and ensures that as his client you are never in the dark. Very grateful for his services and give him my highest recommendation.
    Michael Feinberg
    Michael Feinberg
    15:04 08 Aug 19
    Scott Richman is an extremely honest and professional attorney who helped settle my personal injury claim. His work is thorough and reliable. Additionally, Scott makes himself available for his clients and truly focuses on making sure that his clients needs are timely met.
    Kristen Epifania
    Kristen Epifania
    20:31 31 Jul 19
    Mr. Richman is a respected colleague with impressive experience in civil litigation. I have seen his work firsthand and he is a powerful advocate and extremely knowledgable in his field. I would trust him to handle my own matter and recommend him to anyone in need of a civil attorney.
    Mehdi Essmidi
    Mehdi Essmidi
    20:45 25 Jul 19
    Mr. Richman is one of the most capable civil litigators I have met. He conducts his practice fairly and ethically at all times. He always approaches each case with several strategies, he has no problem standing up for his client’s interests, and he uses his talent for quick thinking to resolve issues for his clients very efficiently. I have referred several clients to his firm because I trust that he will do excellent work for anyone that retains his services. I endorse this lawyer.
    Robert Golden
    Robert Golden
    20:22 24 Jun 19
    Mr. Richman did a wonderful job handling an estate issue for me and my family. It was frustrating at times do to attorney’s on the other side, but he persisted in a very professional manner and got the job done. Thank you.
    KayBienne Rosado
    KayBienne Rosado
    16:14 24 Jun 19
    Richman Law Firm PLLC is an amazing firm and worth working perusing is you need a lawyer. Scott Richman works hard and took care of everything quickly. He was easy to get a hold of, answering emails and phone calls immediately almost every time. He settled my case within a little over 8 weeks. He was in constant contact, keeping me up to date on the progress of my case. After settling my case, he reached out often to be sure I received my check and to confirm that all looked as promised per our contract. He answered every question, never making me feel stupid or small. He is a great guy to work with, very nice and very professional. Hire this firm, you won’t regret it.
    Adam Hersh
    Adam Hersh
    17:17 21 Feb 19
    I strongly endorse Scott. I have known Scott for years. I am an attorney in Florida, and whenever I have a client who needs legal representation in New York, my immediate thought is to call Scott. I have worked on several matters with Scott, and I am very impressed with his excellent work ethic and strong attention to detail.Scott makes sure to focus on the right issues to get the best outcomes for his clients.I strongly recommend Scott for those in need of a strong, aggressive attorney in New York.
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