Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution

DarrowEverett’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution team consists of highly skilled, experienced attorneys with an impressive track record of success in complex, high stakes litigation before federal & state courts across the country. Our attorneys zealously represent individuals & businesses alike in matters ranging from corporate litigation and white-collar criminal defense to intellectual property & technology litigation.

The DE attorneys are well-versed in every stage of litigation and dedicated to trial work. We work strategically with our clients to understand their business goals and needs while representing them in all facets of litigation.

DarrowEverett’s litigation attorneys provide representation across a wide variety of subject matters, including:

  • Corporate & Business Litigation
  • Banking & Commercial Finance
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Data Breach & Privacy Rights
  • Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Patent Litigation
  • Real Estate, Zoning, & Land Use Litigation
  • Government & Regulatory Investigations & Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • White Collar Defense

Recent Matters

Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Our client, the CEO of a former national company with over 2,000 employees, was sued personally in federal district court by disgruntled customers based on theories of corporate officer liability. Plaintiffs were attempting to hold the CEO liable for corporate actions in order to work around the company’s Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing. Plaintiffs claimed that…
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Practice Leaders

Douglas B. Otto - Partner


Douglas B. Otto is a Partner and a Practice Leader for DarrowEverett’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. He is an experienced, broad-based litigator and trial attorney who concentrates his practice in complex business and commercial law, with a proven track record of successfully litigating claims based on unfair competition, fraud, and antitrust violations, false advertising, theft of trade secrets, invasions of privacy and the misappropriation of confidential and proprietary business information. Doug defends product...

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David A. Sullivan - Partner


David A. Sullivan is a Partner and the Chair of DarrowEverett’s Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group with a focus on business, municipal, real estate, employment, and commercial litigation. David’s extensive experience involves representing a wide array of clients, including individuals, municipal boards, municipal corporations, and other entities. Accordingly, David has been lead counsel in over 350 trials and more than 2,000 non-litigation disputes, representing clients in proceedings involving land use and development, the...

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    Earlier this year, following oral argument and 16 amicus submissions, the Supreme Court dismissed as improvidently granted (“DIG”)[1] a writ of certiorari on the issue of whether communications involving both legal and non-legal advice are protected by the attorney-client privilege.[2] This red-hot issue was granted review following the decision styled In Re Grand Jury, in…
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    On July 26, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), in a 3-2 vote, issued a release (the “Release”) containing proposed rules to address conflicts of interest associated with broker dealers’ and investment advisers’ use of predictive data analytics (“PDA”) technologies, and PDA-like technologies, when interacting with investors.[1] The SEC’s proposed rules amend Rules 151-2,…
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