Business Litigation

At McQUEEN DROSTE LLP in Newport Beach, California, our attorneys understand the needs of business clients because we are business owners as well. We know that businesses need practical solutions to their legal problems, not endless years of litigation.

When it is necessary to litigate a business dispute to the end, our attorneys will do that. If your case can be resolved in a satisfactory manner at an earlier stage of litigation, we will do that in a cost effective manner.

Our wide-ranging business and commercial litigation practice includes representation of plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving:

  • Breach of contract
  • Fraud
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Failure to pay promissory notes
  • Fraudulent inducement
  • Fraudulent transactions
  • Fraudulent transfers
  • Alter ego
  • Misrepresentation and concealment of facts
  • Real estate litigation
  • Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights & Commercial Debt Collection
  • Business torts
  • Employment litigation
  • Securities claims
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • International law claims

In addition to representing our clients in negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and trial, our lawyers have a high rate of success in appeals, including a number of published opinions.

Business litigation victories
In a fraudulent inducement case involving the sale of a business in Orange County, our lawyers convinced the jury that our client should be relieved of an obligation to pay $2 million for the business, and paid compensatory damages in the amount of $765,000, plus their attorneys’ fees. See Case Studies for more case examples.