Lommen Abdo has a strong, experienced commercial litigation practice in both the state and federal courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Lawyers within this group have earned designations as Best Lawyers in America, “Leading American Attorneys,” and are included on the Super Lawyers® list by Minnesota Super Lawyers. Newer members of the group have earned the designation of Rising Stars in the Minnesota litigation community.
The Commercial Litigation Section is chaired by Phil Cole, a certified civil trial specialist. He is certified on both the state and national level, obtaining certification in Civil Trial Advocacy from the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He has also been included in the list of Top 40 Business Litigation Super Lawyers® in Minnesota by Minnesota Super Lawyers.
Lommen Abdo’s commercial litigation practice covers a diverse array of issues, including complex litigation involving contract disputes, construction litigation, intellectual property, mechanics’ liens, insurance coverage, securities, entertainment law matters and other business-related disputes. The firm devotes substantial resources to litigation involving professionals, including doctors, lawyers, and accountants in professional liability disputes. It also prosecutes class actions, such as Fogie v. Rent-A-Center, a case which resulted in a judgment of over $30 million dollars, payable to 23,000 individuals in Minnesota.
Lommen Abdo has always committed its resources to providing the highest level of legal services; whether that means trying a tough case, negotiating the best deal, or paying special attention to the details of an agreement. The firm has built a reputation for providing quality work and achieving satisfying results for our clients. Opposing counsel have come to recognize Lommen Abdo as a formidable opponent.
We would be pleased to answer any questions you may have about the services of our Commercial Litigation attorneys. Any questions may be directed to:
Barry O'Neil at 612-336-9342 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Keith Broady at 612-336-9346 or email@example.com
Tom Jacobson at 715-381-7106 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Do Companies Sue Competitors to Learn the Competitors' Trade Secrets? In the new millennium, employee mobility is the norm. Gone are the halcyon days when employees worked for one company for their entire career. One consequence of greater employee mobility is the proliferation of trade secret claims. When an employee leaves one company to work for a competitor, it is not unusual for the former employer to sue the new employer for misappropriation of trade secrets. Read the Corporate Counsel article by Keith Broady and Tim Matson.
Sugarland Settlement Reached in Band Break Up Case - Barry O’Neil and Ken Abdo obtained the widely publicized settlement of departing member claims for Kristen Hall, the founding member of superstar country act Sugarland.
Lommen Abdo Successful in 'Ungating' Hedge Fund Investment
Lommen Abdo Prevails in Minnesota Supreme Court on 876 Bondholder Contracts Case - The Minnesota Supreme Court has vindicated the 876 Bondholders' position that courts do not have jurisdiction to alter, amend or deviate from the revenue bond contracts the St. Paul Port Authority entered into with the 876 Bondholders.