Who We Are
We are experienced trial lawyers who handle complex business disputes, and we focus a significant part of our practice on handling Business Divorce matters. We work closely with majority owners and minority investors in private Texas businesses to help them resolve conflicts with their business partners.
What We Do
We are driven by a passion to resolve business conflicts for our clients. Whether we achieve our client's business goals in the boardroom or through trial in the courtroom, we secure outstanding results for our majority owner and minority investor clients who have conflicts arising out of their ownership interests in private companies.
Jason Fulton on What We Do
Path to Success
We guide our clients and protect and enforce their rights when they have conflicts with their business partners. We closely evaluate all organizational documents and the underlying facts, we develop creative strategies that we implement in negotiations, and when necessary, we litigate aggressively for our clients to achieve their business objectives.
Andy Ryan on The Path to Success
Business Divorce Blog: Recent Blog Entries
Perilous Waters in Divorce Proceedings: Considering Issues That Arise When A Divorcing Couple Seeks to Divide Stock Options or Restricted Stock
Dividing marital assets in a family divorce is often difficult. The division of assets in a divorce becomes even more challenging when at least one of the spouses owns stock options or restricted stock.
Case Update: The Fifth Circuit Affirms Shareholder Oppression Claim and Highlights Importance of Derivative Claims for Compensatory Damages
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion in In re Mandel, 578 Fed. App’x 376 (5th Cir. 2014) arising out of a long-running dispute among former business partners of a company they formed in efforts to develop an internet search engine they hoped would rival Google.
Remedies Available to Minority Shareholders in Derivative Lawsuits Filed After Ritchie v. Rupe
Minority shareholders in private Texas companies often find themselves in a precarious position if they failed to obtain a contractual right to exit the business -- a "corporate pre-nup
" -- at the time of their investment.
What Our Clients Are Saying
“Ladd Hirsch’s detailed preparation for the arbitration and his tenacity during the hearing itself was the main reason that we were successful in achieving such a favorable award. Diamond McCarthy’s diligence and creativity was instrumental in overcoming the other side’s vigorous defense. We will miss working with you and your team.”
Matt Renner, National Real Estate Management Corporation
“Diamond McCarthy consistently takes on cutting edge issues in the most complex of business and financial cases. Their lawyers are creative, tough, yet pragmatic. They understand the needs of their clients and stand behind you through adversity and never sacrifice either zeal or integrity.”
Geoff Berman – Vice-President of Developmental Specialists, Inc., Los Angeles, California
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