Hike-Stakes Business and Commercial Litigation

Fox & Moghul represents both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation before state and federal courts as well as in alternative dispute proceedings like mediation and arbitration. Our firm has a specialized focus in the following areas:

  • Business Partnership Disputes (disputes between and among owners of S/C corps, LLCs, LPs etc.), including derivative claims (Va. Code § 13.1-1042; and 13.1-672.1)
  • Trade Secrets Litigation Under The Uniform Trade Secrets Act (Va. Code § 59.1-336 et seq.)
  • Copyright and Trademark Infringement
    • CYBERSQUATTING
  • Fraud Litigation
  • Defamation (Online defamation, unmasking anonymous defamers etc)
  • Contract Litigation
  • Injunctions And Prejudgment Seizures (TRO/Preliminary/Permanent)
  • Business Conspiracy (Virginia Code § 18.2-499 and -500)
  • Tortious Interference Claims
  • Non-Compete Agreements

Cases of Note:

  • $5+ Million Fraud and Contract Dispute - Represented high net worth international buyer of prominent Virginia-based university in fraud, breach of contract, specific performance, and business conspiracy lawsuit. After several months of litigation, case was settled favorably, and client proceeded to finalize the purchase of the university.
  • Venue Challenge in International Business Dispute - Represented foreign corporation in complex international business dispute spanning several continents. Plaintiff filed a breach of contract claim against client in Virginia. We filed a motion to dismiss for improper venue under Va. Code 8.01-264 and sought costs and attorney's fees pursuant to Va. Code 8.01-266. Plaintiff eventually non-suited their claim.
  • Partnership Dispute/Shareholder Derivative Action - Represented business owner, his wife and their corporations in $10M suit alleging ownership of several businesses owned by clients. Plaintiffs sued on theories of fraud, conversion, fiduciary duty and contract violations. All tort and contract claims were dismissed and the case settled favorably.
  • Removal of Defamatory Social Media/Online Postings - Representing dentist wife in defamation suit against former boyfriend who posted derogatory and defamatory videos and comments on all major social media fora, including Facebook and Youtube. We filed for an immediate Temporary Restraining Order, Preliminary Injunction, Permanent Injunction and sued for defamation seeking damages. Defamatory postings were ordered removed.

Please contact us at 703-652-5506 or [email protected] for a consult regarding your case.

DISCLAIMER: The results obtained are not necessarily the results that may be obtained in a case with different facts. Every case is different and fact specific, and the results obtained will be related to the facts and merits of that particular case.