Articles Posted in Business Litigation

In negotiating commercial leases, there are several key provisions that should be given careful attention by both landlords and tenants. Counsel experienced in drafting, negotiating, and litigating commercial lease contracts should be consulted to review and negotiate these critical provisions to avoid potential consequences that may arise from a poorly drafted provision or worse, the […]

Demand for industrial real estate continues to increase, due to a strong market, favorable interest rates, and the expansion of e-commerce. One segment of the industrial real estate market where demand continues to outpace supply is cold storage facilities and public refrigerated warehouses. Given the projected U.S. population growth, consumer demand for fresh and organic […]

Every limited liability company should have an Operating Agreement. It is amazing how many business people approach us, who have a legitimate problem with a partner, and who either have never signed an Operating Agreement, have executed a cheap form Operating Agreement found on the internet, or simply lost the one that the partners originally […]

Most business people are probably familiar with, and expect to see, force majeure clauses in their contracts.  This is an important contract clause for a party required to perform obligations—and whose performance might be delayed or limited by unforeseeable events or events outside of their control such as civil or labor riots, wars, fires, terrorism, explosions, […]

Court rooms can be similar to high schools. There is a dress code, albeit unspoken, and there are certain norms to be observed. One unspoken rule is that if an attorney stands out from the other lawyers as being different or out of the loop, it isn’t necessarily a good thing. This is one reason […]

Florida does not require Limited Liability Companies (LLC’s) to have an Operating Agreement. So why is it recommended, and important, to have one? An Operating Agreement is the governing document of an LLC, which sets forth the rules and structure for operating the LLC  as well as the relationship among the members and between the […]