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In any commercial enterprise, construction business, retail location, hospitality industry, or even an online digital business, owners and stakeholders have many difficult and varied issues to contend with. From procurement, financing, employment, and general managerial issues to internal and external contract disputes, all have the potential of disrupting or derailing a company causing financial loss to owners, employees, and other involved parties. Practicing commercial litigation and general business law is a highly specialized field of law not practiced by most mainstream attorneys. Successful commercial litigation firms have a wide variety of general business experience and possess the working knowledge to advise clients on an assortment of issues they may face. They also have to acquire the legal knowledge and practical application of the law which is paramount to success. At Heekin Litigation Group we have acquired the skills and proficiency in all aspects of commercial and business litigation including both transactional and litigation services. We take the time to listen to our business clients, understand their expected goals, and create solutions for a positive and durable outcome. Our primary goal is to protect the interests of our clients and their financial exposure through negotiation before litigation. We always ask what they feel winning looks like so that we both have a clear expectation of the results they are seeking to achieve. Our lead commercial law attorneys, Geoff Heekin and Hunter Malin have the skills and experience to help you achieve your goals and resolve even the most complicated of commercial disputes. Our legal practice is extensive and incorporates the most cost-effective legal assistance in issues ranging from commercial litigation to business formations, business disputes, construction law, real property law, HOA and COA representation, and even appellate law cases. We are an on-going legal resource for many of our clients because we have a very hands-on approach to every case we handle, from small and medium-size businesses to enterprise corporate structures. Below is a sampling of the unique and diverse legal issues many of our clients face.

Partnership Disputes-Misaligned strategies and disagreements between partners.

Breach of Contract-A breach of a binding contract or bargained-for-exchange agreement.    

Misappropriation or Embezzlement of Funds-Employees, owners, share-holders fraudulent use of business funds for private use.

Unfair Competition-Illegal and Deceptive business practices or statements made against a company.

Fraud-A wrongful act or criminal deception committed against an organization or business.

Breach of Fiduciary Responsibility-Obligatory party acting contrary to a company or individual’s best business interest.

Misappropriation of Intellectual Properties and Trade Secrets-Intentional disclosure, stealing or misuse of company property without permission.

Defamation- False statements publicly made against a business or individual.

Tortious Interference with a Business-Wrongful interference with a contractional or business relationship causing financial harm.

FDUTPA-Unfair competitive or deceptive practices levied against a company or individual.

Civil RICO-Defending businesses against civil actions of racketeering acts.

Why Choose Heekin Litigation Group?

With over 70 years of shared legal experience, the attorneys at Heekin Litigation Group have both a wealth of knowledge, experience, and successful defense in resolving complex litigation issues and disputes. These causes of actions include the full array of business issues that involve, commercial enterprises, construction firms, HOA & COA Associations as well as resolving Real Property Rights and civil actions levied against a business. Geoff Heekin, Hunter Malin and Ariel Spires provide skilled, individualized legal representation for any business or individual facing a civil dispute where a business is concerned. Our affordable legal representation is available to clients in all of Central and North Florida seeking successful and durable outcomes to their legal issues. Give us a call at 904-355-7000 for a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss the relevant fact in your case.


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