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Commercial Litigation


With decades of experience in commercial litigation, ranging from representing large national and international corporations to small businesses, Attorney John Austin has a reputation for success.  Each matter receives resources that are commensurate with the needs of the client and the issues in the matter, and each case is managed to achieve a prompt, sensible, and cost-effective resolution. 


Our responsiveness to clients has generated loyal and successful relationships in which they rely on us to handle everything from basic contract disputes to complex litigation, including disputes in the following areas: 


Appellate law

Constitutional issues

Contract disputes


Consumer finance

Creditors' rights

Franchises and distributorships

Insurance and reinsurance

Products liability and other torts

Real estate

Restrictive covenants

Shareholder and securities suits

Trade secrets

Unfair competition


The Firm recognizes that litigation is not the only way to resolve legal controversies. The Firm's skill and experience in arbitration, mediation, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution are widely recognized, and we will work with you to discuss the range of available strategies that can be pursued to accomplish the most efficient and effective result in each case.In the event that litigation is unavoidable, the Austin Law Firm can assist in presenting your claim or defending against any claims asserted against you or your business. Complex commercial cases require an experienced lawyer to obtain the best result for your business. Attorney John Austin has successfully represented clients to obtain seven-figure settlements. Likewise, he has successfully defended claims against companies, in some cases resulting in a complete dismissal of those claims. 

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