Commercial Law and Litigation

Grand Rapids Commercial Litigation Attorney

Sophisticated Commercial Litigation Representation in Kalamazoo and Ottawa Counties

Every business dispute is unique and will involve distinct facts, objectives, and issues. What does not change from case to case is the need for deft handling, proven advocacy skills, and a razor-sharp focus on achieving the desired result. Our team at McShane & Bowie is made up of accomplished litigators with an exceptional track record of securing favorable outcomes.

Whether bringing or defending a lawsuit, our Kent County commercial litigation lawyers will help you determine a realistic objective and craft a sound strategy to facilitate that result. Some disagreements warrant discretion and pre-suit negotiation, while others demand aggressive action in and out of the courtroom. We counsel clients on how to best position themselves and become their trusted negotiators, communicators, and legal partners. Our firm recognizes what is at stake in any conflict and will advocate to protect your rights, interests, and investments.

If your business has become involved in a legal dispute, do not wait to discuss your litigation options. Call (616) 747-7922 or contact us online to request a case evaluation.

Client Testimonials

  • "Jennie Boldish Bryan helped me through my divorce, I have found her to be very professional and her knowledge of the law was spot on. This law firm handled everything with class and fairness all the ..."
    Ben D.
  • "I've been with McShane & Bowie for almost 20 years, and wouldn't consider going elsewhere. The team has taken excellent care of me."
    Karen S.
  • "McShane & Bowie is patient, compassionate, super-smart, and well-prepared and chooses cases carefully to make sure they are able to give each client their full attention. Details do not slip past ..."
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  • "I highly recommend McShane & Bowie, very impressive knowledge and work ethic."
    Blake H.

Far-Reaching Litigation Experience

Our seasoned litigation team represents clients across a wide range of industries before state courts, federal courts, and administrative forums. Our clients have included commercial businesses, banks, private lenders, mortgage bankers, corporate lenders, insurance companies, nonprofits, and tax-exempt organizations.

No matter the nature or scale of your legal dispute, you deserve, comprehensive service from beginning to end. When you hire McShane & Bowie, you will receive our focused attention and a clear explanation of the applicable legal process. We will always work to efficiently litigate complex matters, including those involving controversial or novel positions, in a manner that prioritizes your goals and works to minimize unnecessary delays or costs. 

Our Grand Rapids commercial litigation attorneys are prepared to represent you in cases involving:

  • Corporate and Business Disputes. We can assist you with litigating breach of contract claims, business torts, shareholder disputes, intellectual property infringement (including copyright, trademark, and patent violations), franchise disputes, and civil tax issues.
  • Real Estate Disputes. Our firm can help you navigate title and transfer issues, construction litigation, homeowner association issues, landlord-tenant issues, plat and street vacation issues, real estate contract disputes, zoning appeals, and boundary, easement, and lake access disputes.
  • Employment Disputes. In addition to helping you proactively avoid employment disputes through the implementation of robust contracts and best practices, we can work to litigate breaches of employment agreements, nondisclosure agreements, non-solicitation agreements, and non-competes. Our firm also provides defense representation to employers in cases involving allegations of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and statutory violations.
  • Banking and Finance Disputes. Our experienced legal professionals can help you or your business strategically approach conflicts involving loan default, lender liability, mortgage foreclosure, receiverships, collections, and creditors’ rights (including bankruptcy preferences). We also offer class action defense in consumer financial services litigation.

In addition to civil matters, we defend individuals and companies in tax actions. We also represent trustees, personal representatives, beneficiaries, creditors, and other parties with standing in probate and trust disputes.

Whether a legal dispute is merely an annoyance or has bet-the-company implications, our lawyers have the experience, skills, and resources required to successfully represent you in and out of court. Call (616) 747-7922 or contact us online to discuss your case with us.

  • Experienced

    We have the skill & experience needed to protect your rights & vital interests & get the results you need to succeed.

  • Trusted

    Founded in 1952, we have a longstanding and excellent reputation in the community.

  • Devoted

    Your lead attorney is with you, every step of the way, working to achieve your desired results while minimizing unnecessary delays and costs.

  • Resourceful

    Each legal challenge is met head-on with specialized knowledge, a tailored plan, and innovative thinking.

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