Best Law Firms:
Metropolitan Tier 1 (Phoenix)
In a commercial dispute, most business owners simply
want resolution so they can go back to pursuing their core business. We
will aggressively proceed to trial and expect to win, but we also will
look to other options. A reasonable
out-of-court settlement may be the best way to satisfy your objectives
and allow you to move on in pursuit of your core business objectives.
We work with our clients to tailor litigation plans and
budgets. Above all, we recognize the importance of listening to, and
accomplishing, the client's objectives, whether to bring the
litigation to a quick end, or to defend a legitimate position.
Schneider & Onofry attorneys represent individuals,
small businesses and large corporations in a wide range of business and
commercial litigation matters. We frequently represent clients in
business and contract disputes
breach of contract or warranty
breach of fiduciary duty
unfair business practices
motor carrier and
Recent technological advances have spawned
two aspects of business controversy in which Schneider & Onofry provides
welcome assistance: trade secrets and business defamation.
trade secrets protection
We counsel clients on effective measures to (a) protect
trade secrets and confidential information from outside parties and (b) preserve relationships and goodwill
with customers, suppliers and employees. We assist clients in
implementing best behaviors, practices and policies, including, but not
identifying and capturing trade secrets and
creating and implementing policies and practical
steps to protect trade secrets and confidential information, both
physically and electronically
designing and implementing effective policies and
agreements regarding non-competition; invention assignment;
non-solicitation of customers, vendors and employees; and company
identifying and investigating breaches or
violations by current or separated employees
addressing concerns surrounding the hiring of
employees who are subject to restrictive covenants or may possess
We also defend employees and independent
contractors against claims that they have misappropriated or improperly
disclosed confidential or proprietary business information or have
breached an employment policy or contract relating to an employer's
protectable business interests.
In the Internet and social media age, people can
instantly communicate their opinions to a worldwide audience.
Unfortunately, false or exaggerated statements by employees and
competitors can devastate both personal and corporate reputations.
Slanderous and libelous statements can cause a wide variety of damages,
including business loss, wrongful termination, reduced job
opportunities, unfair employment practices and damage to professional
Schneider & Onofry litigation attorneys have extensive
experience representing both sides in defamation disputes. We offer a
detailed investigative approach to expose or mitigate malicious
statements in both print and online media. When needed, we consult with
forensic accountants and other experts to account for business losses.