Watkins & Eager’s commercial litigation clients include local, national and international companies as well as entrepreneurs and executives. We are known for using creative negotiation and ADR to achieve cost-effective, prompt, and positive results, earning a First Tier rank in Commercial Litigation from Chambers U.S.A.
Our commercial litigation experiences include antitrust lawsuits; contract disputes; representing directors and officers; investor, shareholder and partnership disputes; ERISA/employee benefits; banking and lender liability litigation; creditors’ rights; insurance and investment sales claims; IP, trade secrets, and non-compete suits; securities arbitration; and tax litigation representing taxpayers and taxing authorities. Our clients hale from diverse industries including manufacturing, franchisors, real estate developers, governments, oil and gas/ energy producers, utilities, banks and brokers, pharmaceutical, health care and medical, retail and hospitality, transportation and logistics, technology and communications, fiduciaries, and closely-held businesses.
A wise litigation strategy must be compatible with a client's business model and goals. In the business arena, preservation of relationships and business reputation can be more important than winning a single dispute. Watkins & Eager lawyers work closely with executives, business owners and in-house counsel to craft an end-game strategy and deliver positive results for every client.
Bayer Health Care Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Lincoln Electric Company
Mississippi Development Authority
Mississippi Economic Council
Secretary of State of Mississippi
University of Mississippi