The Law Office of Anthony S. Fernandez, LLC has compiled an extensive amount of experience representing businesses and entrepreneurs in scenarios including commercial litigation; they handle all types of business litigation, including:

 

  • Breach of contract or note

  • Breach of lease fraud

  • Misrepresentation

  • Civil Theft Construction 

  • Disputes Breach of Fiduciary Duty

  • Business Torts

  • Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices

  • Shareholder conflicts 

  • Violation of non-compete and confidentiality agreements 

  • Unfair Competition claims Dissolution of corporations 

  • Limited liability companies and partnerships

 

Corporate Formation, Transactions and Operations 

 

The Law Office of Anthony S. Fernandez, LLC makes sure to thoroughly explain all the important considerations of business and starting a business, including choice of entity, ownership agreements, employee concerns, and management structure and exit strategies. 

 

  • Formation and maintenance of corporation (incorporation, articles of incorporation, bylaws)

  • Formation of limited liability company LLC (articles of organization, operating agreements, minutes)

  • Asset protection planning, bankruptcy, creditor debtor negotiations, collections

  • Dissolution of corporation (articles of dissolution, termination agreement, and disputes)

  • Sale and purchase of business (contract for sale and purchase, bill of sale, assignment, and closing)

  • Legal questions in business 

  • Prevention of legal problems (preventative legal advice, legal document review, legal checklists)

  • Fictitious name (registration & litigation of fictitious name)

  • Contract drafting and review (sale, purchase, exchange,employment, consultant, independent & contractor.

  • Loan documentation (promissory note, mortgage, UCC filings, loan agreements, and closing statements)

  • Account collection, breach of contract suits, creditor and debtor disputes

  • Copyright, trademark, trade dress, trade secrets

 

Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Business Torts

 

When a business is harmed by the illegal or negligent actions of another company, that business can take action to obtain damages and halt the tortious behavior. The Law Office of Anthony S. Fernandez, LLC will provide experience and resourceful advocacy on a grand scale, including business tort issues. As a lean practice with low overheads and direct client service, our firm brings forth high quality representation – alongside a keen regard for your bottom line – whether in pursuit or defense of business tort claims.

 

  • Breaches of fiduciary duty

  • Business and consumer fraud

  • Tortious interference with business relationships

  • Conversion, misappropriation and fraudulent conveyance of property

  • Unfair competition and deceptive trade practices

  • Theft of trade secrets and proprietary information

  • Trade libel and defamation

  • Trademark infringement

  • Abuse of process and malicious prosecution claims

 

Construction Law
 

Not every construction dispute is resolved amicably and in good nature. Issues involving alleged construction defects, scheduling, the interpretation of contracts, specifications or drawings, or regarding payment can require legal intervention. 

 

Where disputes are inevitable, The Law Office of Anthony S. Fernandez, LLC will represent you in arbitration, mediation, and litigation in court. Regardless of whether you are an owner, a licensed Maryland or District of Columbia contractor or subcontractor, construction supplier, builder, or a design professional, avoiding and successfully litigating construction-related legal issues are crucial to your company’s survival.

 

The following is an overview of who The Law Office of Anthony S. Fernandez, LLC construction law team represents and the services we are able to provide: 
 

  • General Contractors, Subcontractors & Suppliers

  • Developers/Owners (both public and private) 

 

Landlord/Tenant Law (commercial) 
 

At The Law Office of Anthony S. Fernandez, LLC, we are readily willing and available to draft, review, and negotiate commercial leases, as well as assist landlords or tenants with the following:

 

  • Evictions

  • Past-due rent collections

  • Non-monetary and monetary lease defaults

  • Exclusive use and other restrictive covenants

  • Unlawful detainer, security and insurance issues

  • Common Area Maintenance (CAM) issues

  • Failure to make repairs, and other commercial landlord-tenant disputes

 

We provide you with comprehensive landlord-tenant law services that address the assortment of needs that landlords and tenants have or will eventually encounter. 

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