Arguing with your business partner in California could have some serious consequences for everyone involved-- from you and your partner to corollary stakeholders, such as investors and employees. At Klein & Wilson, we know that litigation is always in the back of business owners' minds when disagreements come up as to the meaning of a contract, ethical standards or even simple policy decisions.
Running a business means operating as a dependable part of a complicated ecosystem with many other parties, such as suppliers, service providers, enforcement agencies, customers, and employees or subcontractors.
It's frustrating to think that an attorney your company pays for representation would act in a way that does not serve the firm's best interests. Unfortunately, it happens. Businesses in California and across the country face this kind of risk every day. Violations of trust can occur in any number of ways – overbilling for services, a conflict of interest, or breach of fiduciary duty.