The Business and Commercial Litigation Team represents corporate and individual clients in business disputes, arbitration and litigation. Team leader Howard Boyd and team members are experienced in handling litigation involving business torts, contracts, corporate finance, securities, insurance, shareholder disputes, sales transactions, debtor and creditor rights, real estate and land use issues, trade secrets, and covenants not to compete and other disputes arising out of business transactions within a variety of industries.
The Business and Commercial Litigation team has extensive experience handling complex matters for our clients. For example, team members represented a national finance company in the collection of over a million dollars in loans to a borrower and his related entities. The matter involved the foreclosure of multiple parcels of real estate in several counties, the recovery of fraudulently conveyed assets, and the litigation of claims in bankruptcy court.
Additionally, Team members have served as statewide counsel for a national telecommunications client in federal court litigation involving claims of piracy and other unauthorized use of the client's programming under the Federal Communications Act and the Federal Communications Piracy Act. They successfully prosecuted more than 160 cases against over 300 defendants for intercepting or assisting in the interception of encrypted programming.
Business and Commercial Litigation Team members also have class action expertise within several industries, as well as expertise in electronic discovery matters, the creation of document management programs, and in assisting clients in alternative dispute resolution.
Business and Commercial Team:
GWB is ranked as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News and Best Lawyers in
its inaugural edition. GWB is ranked in Tier 1 of the Metropolitan
Rankings for Greenville, South Carolina in General Commercial Litigation.