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Phillips Lytle Adds Attorney James E.B. Bobseine  More

John G. Schmidt Jr. Discusses Workplace Fraud  More

Craig A. Leslie Comments on Lawsuit Challenging Restrictions on Size of Palisades Center  More

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Press Releases

Phillips Lytle LLP Listed Among 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”  More

Phillips Lytle LLP Adds Attorney James E.B. “Jeb” Bobseine  More

Phillips Lytle LLP Adds Attorney David J. Rudroff   More

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Speaking Engagements

“Identifying Current Barriers to Fair and Efficient Dispute Resolution Between Concessioners and the NPS,” National Park Hospitality Association 2017 Annual Meeting, March 2017  More

“Hot Topics in National Futures Association Audits,” The Knowledge Group, Live Webcast, October 2014  More

“Pointers on Courtroom Conduct for Students and Newly Admitted Attorneys,” NYSBA Trial Lawyers Section Diversity Committee Seminar, September 2014  More

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“Book Review on Haig’s Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts,” Bar View, Monroe County Bar Association Blog, May 2017  More

Beyond Dispute - May 2017  More

Beyond Dispute - May 2016  More

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Business Litigation

Our attorneys have extensive experience in all phases of disputes, including banking, contracts, sales and product distribution, services, financing, construction, insurance coverage, joint ventures, employment, franchising, licensing, leasing, real estate finance and development, trusts, shareholder and partnership disputes, and contract disputes. We are well versed in the Uniform Commercial Code and other commercial statutes; antitrust and trade laws; securities laws; RICO; dealer acts; intellectual property laws; corporation and business organization statutes; and common law principles including fraud, conversion, defamation, unfair competition, and tortious interference in all types of business disputes.

At Phillips Lytle, the bench strength of our Business Litigation Team brings to bear unique case management skills and techniques necessary for success in commercial litigation. Our experience and knowledge of numerous industries, manufacturing processes, product distribution, business relationships, contracts and financing enable us to quickly get up to speed, and render timely and informed opinions about the potential risks and rewards of various dispute resolution strategies. The outcome of many business disputes is influenced by strategic decisions made early in a case. For instance, many business disputes are won or lost in injunction proceedings that take place early in a case, on an expedited basis. We pride ourselves on the speed with which we are able to prosecute, or mount an aggressive defense to, injunction proceedings, and we are proud of our results in those proceedings.

Phillips Lytle is proud to be recognized for a third year by Chambers USA for excellence in Litigation: General Commercial.

Click here to view Phillips Lytle's profile on the Chambers USA website.

Corporate counsel rank Phillips Lytle in the top 15% of all national law firms for Commercial Litigation as named in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2017.

John G. Schmidt Jr.

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