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Business Ownership Dispute Litigation

Upstate New York Business Dissolution Lawyers

When the time comes for a business partnership or corporation to dissolve, it is important to ensure you are receiving a fair share of the assets. Whether you co-own a business with other partners or are leaving a privately held company, having an experienced attorney is a must to protect what is rightfully yours.

For nearly 200 years, the attorneys at Cooper Erving & Savage LLP have been helping people throughout Upstate New York protect their interests through litigation.

To schedule an appointment with an experienced business dissolution litigator in your area, call 1-888-352-3751 or send us an e-mail today.

At Cooper Erving & Savage LLP, knowledgeable attorneys Phillip G. Steck handle all aspects of business ownership disputes including:

  • Business break-ups
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Business dissolution
  • Valuation of shares
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Partnerships and corporations
  • Recreational property disputes
  • Fraudulent Conveyance

Share Valuations

If you have a stake in a privately owned company, the most important thing is making sure that a company is properly valuated. We work with our clients to see that any settlement is based on accurate information and that they receive what they are entitled to when they leave the company.

When dissolving a business, there are a host of issues to sort through. We have extensive experience with these cases and will work to ensure you get the results you deserve.

Commercial and Defense Litigation

  • Trial judgment against architect in construction dispute with homeowner. (N.D.N.Y. 2013) Phillip G. Steck
  • Successfully defended former stockowner against non-compete claim by corporation. Phillip G. Steck
  • Obtained complete dismissal of an Article 78 proceeding brought by County District Attorney against a Justice of a Town and Village Court which alleged a refusal to disclose the electronic recordings of court proceedings. (Columbia County Supreme Court 2013). David C. Rowley, Brian W. Matula
  • Successfully obtained an Order vacating a six (6) year old default judgment which served to eliminate client's access to Saratoga Lake, and permitting successor in interest to intervene in continuing litigation. Brian W. Matula, Kelly L. Malloy
  • Successfully defended against Order to Show Cause with Temporary Restraining Order in case seeking to enforce alleged easement rights through commercial parking lot in Montgomery County, New York. (Montgomery County Supreme Court 2013) Brian W. Matula
  • Obtained dismissal and subsequent discontinuance of trespass and nuisance claims made against a City of Albany woman for overflowing sewage in multi-unit property in the City of Albany. Brian W. Matula
  • Obtained complete discontinuance of trespass and nuisance claims made against a Clifton Park landowner involving water draining onto adjoining property. (Saratoga County Supreme Court 2011). David C. Rowley, Brian W. Matula
  • Trial judgment for client accused of fraudulent transfers in bankruptcy proceeding. Bruno Mach. Corp. v. Troy Die Cutting Co., 435 B.R. 819 (N.D.N.Y. 2010). Phillip G. Steck, Michael A. Kornstein
  • Obtained complete dismissal of summary eviction proceeding and claim for damages for breach of contract against local business and its owners. (Albany City Court 2010) Brian W. Matula
  • Successfully defended appeal of Bronx County Supreme Court dismissal to the Appellate Division in a case involving failure to adhere to contractual provisions for the manufacturing of sausage (Appellate Division First Department 2010). [ David C. Rowley, Brian W. Matula]

  • Reached favorable settlement on behalf of business and owner in case involving contractual dispute over heavy equipment rental (Albany County Supreme Court 2010). [ David C. Rowley, Brian W. Matula]

  • Granted dismissal of action seeking $7 Million for breach of contract and loss of past and future profits (Bronx County Supreme Court 2009). [ David C. Rowley, Brian W. Matula]

  • Achieved $100,000 collection from gas station on Killington Access Road (Rutland County (VT) Superior Court 2009). [ Brian W. Matula]

Contact Us

To discuss your options with an experienced litigator, contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Litigation Practice Contact Us

Cooper Erving & Savage LLP
39 North Pearl Street, Fourth Floor
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: 518-618-4082
Toll Free: 888-352-3751
Fax: 518-432-3111
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Clifton Park Office
1520 Crescent Road, Suite 300
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: 518-618-4082
Toll Free: 888-352-3751
Fax: 518-432-3111
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Saratoga Springs Office
63 Putnam Street, Suite 202
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone: 518-244-8918
Toll Free: 888-352-3751
Fax: 518-432-3111
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