Business Litigation, Commercial Litigation, & Civil Litigation

Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Lerner & Guarino provides representation in litigation in the state and federal courts of Connecticut and New York, at the trial level, as well as in arbitration, mediation and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Lerner and Guarino often takes an extremely aggressive and proactive approach to advocating a client’s interest in litigation, however, the Firm also counsels clients in litigation avoidance and practical resolutions to disputes that make economic and long-term sense allowing the client, be it a business or an individual, to move on.

The Firm litigates the following areas:

  • Breach of contract matters
  • Injunction matters
  • Temporary restraining orders
  • Specific performance matters
  • Foreclosure matters
  • Mechanics liens enforcement and defense matters
  • Commercial paper (note and mortgage) account collections
  • Deposit matters
  • Non-compete agreement matters
  • Confidentiality agreement matters
  • Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUTPA) matters

  • Partner, member or shareholder disputes
  • Defamation matters
  • Negligent misrepresentation matters
  • Employment contract matters
  • Construction disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Real estate litigation
  • Real estate negotiations and disputes
  • Representation in mediations
  • Representation in arbitrations