Business Litigation

Business Litigation
for nearly 30 years we have been Westborough MA, Worcester County and MetroWest Boston's leading business law firm.

Delivering Results with Skill & Experience

As an experienced business litigation attorney located in Westborough MA, the Socius Law Firm understands that unnecessary, long and protracted business litigation can be a serious detriment to the long-term success and growth of your business.

It is our hallmark to resolve business disputes first through negotiation or mediation; however, at times, litigation becomes necessary.

Whether it’s an immediate need for an injunctive relief to prevent unfair competition or the disclosure of trade secrets, or trying a complex business dispute in court, we offer your business the skill and experience to successfully litigate complex business disputes and other commercial matters such as:

  • Breach of Contract and Contract Disputes
  • Unfair Competition and Trademark Infringement
  • Unfair and Deceptive Business Practices under G.L. ch. 93A
  • Non-Competition
  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes

The Socius Law Firm helps business clients throughout the Worcester Country and Metro West Boston communities. A sampling of our successful business litigation is described below:

Medical Device Manufacturer

Issue: A Massachusetts business client in U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court in Texas sought a business litigation attorney to help in an adversarial proceeding relating to the lease of sophisticated laser machinery.

Result: The Socius Law Firm successfully opposed motions for summary judgment that spared disruption to our client’s production schedule and negotiated the favorable agreement for the purchase of the machinery and related technology.

Transportation Service Company

Issue: A transportation services company turned to us as their business litigation attorney regarding a trademark infringement/unfair competition proceeding.

Result: The Socius Law Firm drafted and successfully argued a motion for preliminary injunction, two oppositions to motions for summary judgment, as well as a motion for summary judgment; including the award of full attorneys’ fees for this client.

Digital Video & Photographic Dealer

Issue: A business client sought a defense in a business dispute involving an alleged breach of lease agreement and breach of a personal guaranty.

Result: The Socius Law Firm successfully opposed motions to dismiss and summary judgment, leading to settlement and dismissal of case.

Automotive Dealership

Issue: New England’s largest automobile dealership sought a business litigation attorney in regard to a complex zoning matter for a new dealer construction.

Results: The Socius Law Firm efficiently represented the dealership before the Town Planning Board and Board of Selectman resulting in the acquisition of Special Permits allowing for the construction of the new dealership store.

Pet Supplies Company

Issue: Our business client turned to us for assistance in a complex business dispute with a national flooring company.

Result: The Socius Law Firm successfully litigated and obtained a judgment against national flooring company involving complex business contract dispute, fraud, misrepresentation and unfair and deceptive practices.

High-Tech Tubing Manufacturer

Issue: A large high-technology business client sought assistance in pursuing violation of a non-compete agreement.

Result: The Socius Law Firm successfully enjoined the competitor of our client from competing after the competitor had hired a key employee of our client.