Commercial Litigation

Aggressive and efficient.

Coughlin Midlige & Garland attorneys have established an excellent reputation for handling litigation on behalf of our clients in an aggressive, efficient, and highly professional manner. Our attorneys represent clients in state and federal courts at all levels throughout the United States, and before administrative boards, government agencies, and alternative dispute tribunals.

The Firm's objective is to provide the best possible result for the client at a reasonable cost. To that end, we work closely with our clients to develop and comply with litigation plans that are goal-oriented and cost-effective.

Coughlin Midlige & Garland's Commercial Litigation Practice Group has the experience and resources necessary to successfully represent clients in matters ranging from multi-district and class action litigation to commercial disputes in state and federal court. We have developed both an understanding and appreciation of the business needs of our clients as a result of our representation of myriad domestic and international business entities as well as individuals.

The Firm's attorneys can meet the needs of any case and have broad experience in the following areas:

  • Corporate disputes
  • Corporate governance
  • Securities litigation and arbitration
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Contract
  • Commercial fraud
  • Antitrust
  • Fiduciary responsibilities
  • Class action lawsuits
  • Business torts
  • Unfair competition and trade secrets
  • Intellectual property
  • RICO
  • White collar crime
  • Internal corporate investigations
  • Construction and surety
  • Professional liability
  • Real estate
  • Creditors' rights
  • Lender liability
  • Probate
  • Franchises and dealerships
  • Arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution
  • Appellate practice


  • Jury Verdict Favors Defendant

    Despite a prior liability finding against our client, we avoided any damage exposure by successfully arguing to the jury that the damages were all pre-existing.