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When You Are Faced with “Bet the Company” Litigation

March 25, 2020 | 3 min read

When You Are Faced with “Bet the Company” Litigation.

There are times when individuals are faced with a situation where they have no alternative but to go to court to fight for their business or their ownership rights in a business. These kinds of cases often arise as disputes among the owners of the same business, but can also occur with outsiders who are trying to take away the business that you built.  Whether you own a start-up company or have an established organization, the future of your business can sometimes depend entirely on the cost and outcome of a single lawsuit. These are “Bet-the-Company” cases, and they go beyond traditional commercial litigation matters. They are often highly complex and present unique challenges. They require an in-depth analysis of risk and reward, complex discovery, and often involve multiple parties.

Having the right strategy is often the difference between winning and losing. When you are interviewing experienced attorneys for legal representation in your “Bet the Company” case, you need to look for a lawyer and a law firm that has three things:

  1. A track record of success.
  2. The experience to find a solution where the “cure” is not worse than the “disease.”
  3. The willingness to fight for you to get you what you deserve.

When your company’s survival depends on victory, it is imperative to go to trial with a seasoned trial attorney who has the confidence and experience to navigate the course of your “Bet the Company” litigation. David TeSelle is the practice group leader of the commercial litigation department at Burg Simpson. His team has the experience and the skill to run your case efficiently, present a winning argument, and fight for you to get the best possible outcome. Burg Simpson has a strong track record and, and clients across the U.S, turn to Burg Simpson when the stakes are high. Burg Simpson is a trial firm, and our lawyers are trial-ready.

Watch the “Best the Company” video here. 

About David K. TeSelle

Shareholder & Co Practice Group Leader for Commercial Litigation

Trial Lawyer David K. TeSelle is a Colorado and Arizona licensed attorney who has successfully tried numerous cases to jury verdicts in both state and federal court, as well as private arbitration.  Mr. TeSelle was a lead counsel in 2019 on one of the largest personal injury jury verdicts in Arizona history ($58.5 million). He has also successfully battled the largest banks in the world including in litigation related to the 2008 economic collapse (the so-called “Big Short” cases) and regularly represents numerous plaintiffs in large class action and mass tort actions against corporate bad actors, large and small. Mr.TeSelle has represented both plaintiffs and defendants, and his focus is on complex trial litigation. Mr. TeSelle has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients.

About David P. Hersh

Shareholder & Co Practice Group Leader for Commercial Litigation

Mr. David P. Hersh focuses his practice on complex commercial matters involving contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, ownership disputes, construction matters, “bet your company” litigation, and professional negligence. Admitted to practice before the United States, Colorado, and Wyoming Supreme Courts, as well as numerous Federal Courts, Mr. Hersh has tried well over 145 civil jury trials to verdict throughout the United States. In addition, he has served as lead counsel in a substantial number of complex commercial litigation.

A skilled and experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Hersh excels in the courtroom, expertly handling all aspects of litigation through his creative problem solving, persuasive communication, and outstanding analytical skills. He believes that the benchmark of his success comes from his passion for the law and steadfast mission to be the best advocate possible for his clients.

About Burg Simpson

Business and corporate litigation issues can be highly complex, expensive, and time-consuming. Burg Simpson’s commercial litigation attorneys offer a free consultation to discuss your legal matter. Burg Simpson will work with you to find the most effective resolution to your business or commercial legal matter. Call Burg Simpson at (303) 792-5595 or fill out our FREE CASE EVALUATION form to obtain the expertise only a highly-skilled business trial lawyer can provide.