New Orleans Commercial Lawyers

Protecting Clients’ Rights in All Types of Commercial Disputes

Having a solid, reliable legal team is key to any business’s success. From the early stages of business formation to preparing for litigation and managing disputes, a commercial lawyer can protect your rights and the best interests of your business.

At Potts Law Firm, our New Orleans office focuses a significant portion of its practice on handling complex business litigation and commercial disputes. Our clients include entrepreneurs, small business owners, family businesses, partners, shareholders, and major corporations. We are known for our personal approach and client-first practice. Our attorneys are equipped to handle all types of commercial law matters, including litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Continue reading to learn more or contact us directly at (506) 677-8259 to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our New Orleans commercial law attorneys.

Types of Commercial Law Cases We Handle

Commercial law is a broad area of civil litigation, involving a wide array of legal matters and disputes. Everything from contract negotiation and enforcement to LLC formation, business insurance claims, and whistleblower litigation falls under the commercial law umbrella. To ensure the success of your commercial enterprise, it is important that you work with a knowledgeable commercial law attorney from the very start.

At Potts Law Firm, we assist business clients with all types of commercial law matters, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with business formation and planning
  • Proactively working to prepare for and avoid future litigation
  • Drafting business plans and operating agreements
  • Negotiating and enforcing business contracts
  • Settling or litigating contract disputes, including breaches of contract
  • Navigating commercial real estate and zoning laws
  • Handling commercial real estate disputes
  • Resolving partner and shareholder disagreements
  • Managing employee disputes, such as hour and wage claims
  • Filing and defending against qui tam/whistleblower claims
  • Protecting intellectual property rights and trade secrets
  • Litigating copyright, trademark, and patent infringement
  • Evaluating and closing merger/acquisition deals

We have vast experience assisting businesses at all stages of operations and across a wide variety of industries. Our New Orleans commercial lawyers can meet with you to discuss your specific business needs and provide a clear plan for moving forward.

To schedule a complimentary consultation and case review, call our New Orleans office at (506) 677-8259 or reach us online using our secure contact form.

It's All About Your Recovery

Hear From Our Past Client's
  • I had a wonderful experience with this law firm.

    “They were able to complete it in a timely manner and were great at keeping me up to date with communication throughout the entire process. I highly recommend using this law firm if the need arises.”

    - Stephen P.
  • I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him or any of the team at Potts.

    “Michael Bins has been extremely helpful in helping us to navigate a situation with an insurance claim on a commercial property. He’s gone above and beyond in moving our case toward a positive resolution that we’re satisfied with.”

    - Theo C.
  • The Potts Law Firm is a powerhouse of brilliant attorneys.

    “They know the law from every angle, dig deep, and will not accept anything less than what was asked in the original suit. The Potts team never backed down until the case was settled in full.”

    - Molly H.
  • I would recommend Potts Law Firm for any and all legal matters that come my way in the future!

    “The Potts Law Firm answered all of my numerous questions in layman’s terms which is what I needed. I was able to lie back & heal from my injuries knowing full well that my obligations were being handled appropriately.”

    - W. Gary
  • Great law firm!

    “Very responsive they would call and text me about everything going down! They helped me get through my car crash and I would greatly recommend this team!”

    - Hugo G.

The Importance of Hiring a Skilled Commercial Lawyer

Although proper planning goes a long way in preventing future litigation, most businesses are bound to face disputes at some point. While some business disputes can be resolved outside of the courtroom, whether through alternative dispute resolution or other means, others must be aggressively litigated. An experienced commercial law attorney can not only help you avoid and prepare for future litigation but also effectively manage disputes as they arise.

Working with a skilled legal team from the early stages of your business’s formation can set the tone for a more successful enterprise. Your attorney can also assist you by reviewing and drafting documents, including solid, legally enforceable commercial contracts. A seasoned attorney can even go a step further by helping you take proactive steps to expand your business with mergers/acquisitions.

In any case, we strongly recommend that you hire a knowledgeable legal professional, like those at Potts Law Firm. Whether your business is just starting out, or you have a well-established commercial enterprise, having an experienced team by your side can make all the difference in your continued success.

it's all about your best possible result

Explore our past successes
  • Fraudulent Transfers $2.42 Million

    Potts Law Firm represented a Bankruptcy Trustee, resulting in a combined $2.42 million being recovered for creditors of ATP Oil & Gas Company. The claims related to fraudulent transfers of overriding royalty interests in oil & gas properties made by ATP in a failed attempt to liquidate the assets of the company.

Why Choose the New Orleans Team at Potts Law Firm?

Finding a commercial lawyer is important, but finding the right commercial lawyer is what matters most. You want someone who understands the unique ins and outs of your business, along with your goals for the future.

At Potts Law Firm, we employ a personal approach when it comes to working with our clients, understanding their legal challenges, and helping them set up the foundations needed to achieve their business goals. We get to know our clients on a one-on-one basis, working directly with them throughout the various stages of their commercial enterprises. We strive to be more than just an attorney our clients call when they need help with a commercial dispute; instead, we want to serve as your legal partner and a trusted advocate in times of need. When you choose Potts Law Firm, you can expect:

  • Personal attention and an individualized approach
  • Direct, one-on-one communication with your attorney and legal team
  • Honest, straightforward legal counsel tailored to your unique situation
  • Comprehensive commercial litigation services
  • Assistance with all legal aspects of your business
  • Efficient, timely representation built around your schedule
  • Aggressive advocacy in legal disputes and related matters

We work quickly to resolve commercial disputes and move fast when it comes to filing claims on behalf of our clients. Our goal is to minimize disruption so that you can continue moving your business forward.


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