Complex Business & Commercial Litigation
David represents cases involving breach of a provision of a valuable buy/sell agreement, allegations of fraud, or any business law issue.
Securities & Shareholder Litigation
Trial lawyer David H. Schwartz presents answers for the complexities of securities laws, including arbitration, litigation and regulatory matters.
Trade Secrets, Protection & Litigation
Businesses depend on trade secrets. David can implement strategies protecting those key assets or defend an individual accused of stealing trade secrets.
Trademark Litigation
Failure to defend a trademark could cost a business in many ways, including integrity of the brand. David can resolve these through assertive negotiation, mediation, and litigation.
Contract Disputes
Our firm employs focused legal strategies supporting businesses through instances of individual and multi-party contract disputes, cross claims, and multiple jurisdictions.
Insurance Coverage Disputes
We represent businesses and individuals, throughout the Bay Area and California, in matters of insurance disputes, false advertising and other commercial claims.
Partnership Dissolution
Management styles, personality incompatibility and other ownership disagreements may arise. David’s experience helps resolve these disputes with clients’ objectives in mind.
Directors & Shareholder Litigation
Cases involving business mismanagement face obstacles from the start, and having counsel experienced in overcoming these barriers is essential.
Unfair Competition
Unfair competition action suits are more than just business matters. Criminal charges could accompany these cases. We prepare you for all outcomes through informed strategies.
Civil Appeals
Our services reach beyond the trial court level into appellate court, where we have set authoritative precedents in the Ninth Circuit and California Supreme Court.
Civil RICO
Civil RICO suits are complex, and they usually involve extensive discovery and case preparation efforts following the filing of the complaint.
Business Torts
The Law Offices of David H. Schwartz, Inc., represents clients in all types of business tort cases, including: Trade secret litigation, unfair competition, defamation and trade libel, unfair competition, interference with contractual or advantageous relationships, other types of business torts
Will and Estate Contests
It is an unfortunate reality that parents or other loved-ones nearing the end of their lives are uniquely vulnerable to persons, whether family members, care-givers, lawyers, or even relative strangers, who prey upon them for their money.
Defamation – Libel, Slander, Business Libel
Defamation actions require careful planning and preparation, as well as counsel fully conversant with the many pitfalls facing defamation plaintiffs.