Litigation & Investigations

Our business law practice at Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC, features experienced attorneys equipped to investigate, negotiate and litigate complex business disputes at all levels of the Ohio and federal courts, as well as multi-state litigation nationwide. Our business litigation attorneys are some of the few in Ohio who practice at this level, and we also work closely with criminal defense attorneys to address criminal charges that may be associated with a civil action.

Our Firm has over 50 years of direct experience in this area and is prepared to litigate any and all disputes arising during the course of business or as a result of business transactions:

  • Tort Defense including defense against claims of financial or personal injury, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, misrepresentation, or breach of contract against company officers and directors as well as broker-dealers, investment advisers, or corporate organizations.
  • Business Disputes including breach of contract, failure to deliver goods, failure to perform, property/real estate disputes, lease/purchase agreements, computer software licensing, dissolution, and unfair competition.
  • Employment Disputes including harassment or discrimination claims, non-compete agreements, immigration issues, seasonal workers, wrongful termination, wage-salary disputes, benefits claims, and Workers' Compensation claims defense.
  • Securities Litigation including defense against SEC sanctions as well as complaints to the SEC related to insider trading, securities fraud, churning, and lawsuits seeking recovery, suitability, and mediation of disputes. Includes also defense of complaints and investigations by state attorneys general, the NASD, stock exchanges, and other state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Mediation, Arbitration, and Alternative Dispute Resolution Joseph Carney is an arbitrator of business disputes who values a negotiated, out-of-court resolution where it is in the best interests of our client. Negotiated settlements will generally be more timely and cost-effective than protracted litigation, but Joe is also a seasoned litigator capable of preparing and presenting complex business litigation at all levels of the state and federal courts nationwide.

Our Firm is a respected Cleveland Ohio law firm who has earned the respect of its peers and the admiration of its legal adversaries for its ability to mount large-scale, nationwide complex business litigation. Our attention to detail, diligence, and aggressive negotiating skills are a concrete resource for business and private clients seeking an experienced legal ally and a timely resolution of business disputes.

Complimentary Initial Consultation

Your main focus should always be running your business, not dealing with time-consuming legal issues outside your expertise. Please review our qualifications, consider our experience and contact an Ohio business law attorney from Joseph D. Carney & Associates, LLC. today for a complimentary consultation regarding the progressive corporate counsel we offer.

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