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Phoenix Business & Commercial Litigation Attorneys

Lawyers Handling Commercial & Business Litigation in Phoenix and Throughout Arizona

The commercial litigation attorneys at Burg Simpson are well-versed in helping business owners and shareholders protect their legal rights and best interests. From solo entrepreneurs to major corporations, our lawyers have the experience, skills, and knowledge to help you navigate any number of complex matters and disputes.

Business and commercial litigation is difficult, time-consuming, and often expensive. You deserve an advocate who will fight for the optimal solution and provide you with dedicated support and guidance at all times.

For a FREE case evaluation, call Burg Simpson at 602-777-7000 today. Our commercial litigation attorneys serve business owners and individuals in Phoenix and all of Arizona.

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What Is Commercial Litigation?

Litigation is the process of pursuing legal action. Commercial litigation is any type of legal action involving business matters.

At Burg Simpson, our commercial litigation lawyers have extensive experience handling many types of legal needs for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Commercial litigation may involve questions related to state and federal law. It is of the utmost importance to partner with a law firm that seeks to understand your business objectives.

Negotiations form the core element of most business law cases. However, it may be necessary to file a lawsuit to assert your rights. Burg Simpson handles all aspects of commercial litigation – up to and including preparing for trial and going to court as the situation demands.

How Our Business Litigation Lawyers Can Help

Business owners must abide by a wide range of laws and regulations. Given that the health and future of your company or interest in a company is at stake, it is paramount to seek knowledgeable legal counsel if you are unsure how to proceed.

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The team at Burg Simpson Arizona consists of more than a dozen attorneys at the top of their fields. Many of the lawyers at our Phoenix office have decades of experience counseling clients in business and commercial matters.

We can help you with any of the following:

Resolving Disputes

Disputes are commonplace in the business world. If you are facing a disagreement with a partner, shareholders, or any other party or parties, Burg Simpson can help you explore solutions.

As a rule, you should not try to handle business disputes without legal guidance. Types of disputes our commercial litigation attorneys can help you with include:

There may be multiple options for resolving a business dispute. Mediation and arbitration can help the parties reach a mutually beneficial agreement without the time, expense, or antagonism of litigation.


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However, if the other side refuses to budge, litigation might be the only way to obtain a favorable result. At Burg Simpson, we are often able to negotiate fair deals on behalf of our clients. If your case ends up going to court, our attorneys are nationally recognized trial lawyers who can fight for the outcome you deserve.

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High-Stakes Litigation

Multiple scenarios can give rise to high-stakes business litigation (also known as “bet your business” litigation). When the future of your company or investment is at stake, it is crucial to have a qualified commercial litigation attorney on your side.

Whether you are facing a lawsuit concerning intellectual property, product liability, a partnership dissolution, or any other make-or-break scenario, Burg Simpson is ready to assist you. Our lawyers understand what is at stake and can serve as your counsel amid any major challenges.

Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Breach of fiduciary duty is a serious matter. It refers to when a party known as a fiduciary violates his or her responsibility to act in the best interest of another party (known as a represented person; see Arizona Revised Statutes § 47-3307).

At Burg Simpson, we serve businesses on both sides of breach of fiduciary duty actions. Depending on your needs, we can pursue damages or mount a rigorous defense against accusations of a breach.


Business fraud is another common source of intense litigation. Issues of false representation, embezzlement, financial improprieties, and more can have major ramifications for your business.

One of the most complicated areas of commercial fraud litigation is securities fraud. Fraudulent activities involving stocks and investments carry not only financial penalties but potential criminal prosecution. Businesses dealing with any kind of securities fraud issues should immediately seek legal representation.

Real Estate and Land Use

For businesses, real estate transactions involve significant money. They are also subject to substantial legal oversight.

Whether you are buying or selling, you need to make sure you are in compliance with all applicable regulations and rules. This includes zoning, disclosure of defects, and more.

Whistleblower Protection and the False Claims Act

The False Claims Act is a national law that protects employees who blow the whistle on companies engaging in activities that defraud the government. Arizona has enacted similar legislation that provides legal protection to workers and agencies at the state level.

Burg Simpson is committed to helping whistleblowers expose wrongdoing. Our attorneys can ensure that you are protected from retaliation. If the government is successful in recovering money based on the information you provide, we will also work to ensure that you are compensated fairly.

Special Districts Litigation

Special districts (classified as “special taxing districts” under Title 48 of the Arizona Revised Statutes) are political subdivisions. They must be created to provide essential public services to a municipality, county, or the state as a whole.

Homeowners and business owners may contest the formation of special districts for a number of reasons. Our firm can handle special districts litigation if a local government entity is infringing on your rights.

Why Choose Our Commercial Litigation Attorneys?

Burg Simpson is nationally renowned for handling business litigation matters. Our team has an in-depth understanding of disputes that arise in the course of business, commercial transactions, and more.

Reasons to entrust your case to a commercial litigation lawyer at Burg Simpson include:

  • Experience: Founded in 1976, Burg Simpson has a long history of helping businesses with a wide range of legal issues. Our attorneys serve small businesses, multinational corporations, and organizations of all sizes in between.
  • Results: Lawsuits and disputes can upend a business and make the future seem uncertain. Our testimonials and results demonstrate not only the outcomes we have achieved for our clients but the security and peace of mind they feel when they avail themselves of our services.
  • Awards and Accolades: For more than 40 years, Burg Simpson and the attorneys on our team have been recognized as leaders in the field of commercial and business law. Our awards include top-tier designation in the field of commercial litigation.

Business owners, CEOs, boards of directors, and other business entities contact Burg Simpson when they need qualified assistance with a legal matter. This may involve filing a lawsuit, defending against litigation, advising them during a commercial transaction, fighting fraud, and even preparing for trial.

We have also earned the trust of our peers in the legal profession. Attorneys throughout the United States often refer cases or seek to enter co-counsel partnerships with Burg Simpson because of our experience, knowledge, resources, and record of success in handling complex litigation.

Contact Our Business and Commercial Litigation Lawyers Today

Litigation is one of the biggest challenges any business can face. You should not try to handle a lawsuit on your own. Burg Simpson can provide the objective counsel and dedicated guidance you need to protect your bottom line and reach your company goals.

Our business litigation attorneys can help you achieve the optimal outcome in your case. We can help you protect your interest via negotiations and, if necessary, by going to trial.

Call Burg Simpson at 602-777-7000 today for a FREE case evaluation. Our commercial litigation attorneys serve businesses throughout the Phoenix area, all of Arizona, and nationwide.

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