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Mackenzie Hughes recently obtained $700,000 for a “frozen out” minority shareholder, and also obtained a $390,000 verdict for a landlord on a breach of lease claim.

Mackenzie Hughes attorneys practicing within the Litigation area include:

Stephen S. Davie
Ryan T. Emery
Stephen T. Helmer
W. Bradley Hunt
Richard P. James
Jillian DiLaura McGuire
Lorraine R. Mertell
Mark R. Schlegel
Neil J. Smith
Mark W. Wasmund
Arthur W. Wentlandt
Jennifer Ploetz Williams

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We think winning means keeping you out of court. But sometimes you don't have a choice. When that happens, you'll appreciate having our experienced litigators on your side. Drawn from many different backgrounds and practice areas, they contribute a wide variety of perspectives and skills. So you'll be represented not by a single attorney, but by a powerful team of litigators who all work together seamlessly.

We're involved with the full spectrum of dispute resolution including complex corporate and commercial, products liability, property, environmental, insurance coverage and defense, and professional liability litigation. We represent national, regional and local clients, handling all aspects of trial and appellate work before federal, state and local courts, and regulatory agencies. Cases include:

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Commercial Litigation

  • Accounting
  • Administrative proceedings involving local/state governments
  • Antitrust claims
  • Banking and finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business and stock valuations
  • Construction projects and liens
  • Contract disputes
  • Corporate and partnership dissolution
  • Director and officer liability
  • Employment disputes
  • Engineering
  • Fiduciary duties and claims
  • Formation/dissolution of business and property rights
  • Franchise relationships and agreements
  • Intellectual property (copyright, trademark and patents)
  • Not-for-profit corporations
  • Public bidding and contracts
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO) litigation

Environmental Claims and Toxic Torts

First Amendment and Civil Rights

Insurance Coverage and Defense
  • Products liability
  • Negligence
  • Automobile

Health Care
  • Health care industry corporate matters
  • Medical malpractice defense
  • Professional licensure matters
  • Regulatory compliance

Professional Malpractice Defense

Products Liability

Real Property
  • Eminent domain
  • Tax certiorari
  • Zoning

Securities Fraud and Claims

Shareholder Disputes



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