Civil and Commercial Litigation

supreme-courtWhen litigation is threatened, or when you need to pursue your rights through the legal system, Somer, Heller & Corwin LLP has attorneys you can rely on. All of the firm’s attorneys represent clients in litigated matters, including the prosecution and defense of proceedings in State and Federal trial and appellate courts, administrative agencies and arbitration tribunals.  The firm’s scope of representation spans from the negotiating table all the way through trial and appeal, if necessary. Somer, Heller & Corwin LLP is aware of the financial concerns embedded in the litigation process and strives to provide practical and timely legal counsel, while pursuing cases in the most efficient manner. Using a client-focused approach, the firm’s attorneys determine first whether litigation can be avoided, and if not, offer the quickest and most economical solutions available in order to obtain a favorable outcome. Somer, Heller & Corwin LLP has a well balanced support staff thoroughly trained to enhance these functions.

The firm’s attorneys consult with clients during each phase of the case, discussing the significance and implications of every proposal and/or action taken. Somer, Heller & Corwin LLP’s has a record of successful civil and commercial litigation in New York State and Federal Courts and the firm’s clients return, case after case, for assistance in the following areas:

  • Business and Commercial Matters (e.g. breach of non-competition agreements, sales agreements, etc.)
  • Collection (prosecution and defense)
  • Construction Litigation (defects, mechanic’s liens, contractor payment claims, etc.)
  • Contract Disputes
  • Corporate Dissolutions
  • Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights
  • Foreclosure (condominium, co-op and homeowner association)
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Fraud and Fraudulent Conveyances
  • Injunctive Relief
  • Insurance Company Defense Disputes
  • Landlord Tenant Matters
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Matrimonial and Family Law
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Partition and Quiet Title
  • Partnership Disputes and Dissolution
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Professional Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate Transaction Disputes (e.g. contracts, leases, sales and purchases)
  • Real Property Disputes
  • Unfair Business Practices
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates Disputes