BUSINESS & CIVIL LITIGATION

 

The attorneys at Cooper Cargill Chant have extensive experience in representing parties in both business and personal disputes in both State and Federal Courts, and before arbitrators, mediators, and administrative panels. Our lawyers can help you with all your legal needs.

 
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  • Alternate Dispute Resolution, mediation & arbitration

  • Appeals & Appellate Litigation

  • Breach of Contract, Contract Disputes

  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty

  • Class Action Litigation

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Commercial Lease Disputes

  • Computer and Network Incursion

  • Construction Litigation

  • Creditor Rights and Creditor Claims

  • Debt Collection and Defense

  • Discrimination Claims

  • Education Litigation

  • Employment Litigation

  • Environmental Litigation

  • Federal Court Litigation

  • FINRA Dispute Resolution

  • Fraudulent Transfer Claims

  • General Business Litigation

  • Insurance Coverage

  • International Claims

  • Investment Advisor and Stockbroker Malpractice

  • Landlord and Tenant

  • Libel, Defamation & Slander Claims

  • Non Complete Agreement Disputes

  • Product Liability

  • Real Estate and Land Use Litigation

  • Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property

  • Trademark and Trade Dress Litigation

  • Wage & Hour Disputes

CAPABILITIES

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

  • Successful defense of national lending institution against allegations of violations of New Hampshire Consumer Protection Act, lending disclosure statutes, and Uniform Commercial Code relating to the disposition of collateral, including bench trial and defense of appeal at the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

  • Represented minority shareholder in closely held business in claims of freeze out and violation of fiduciary duty, resulting in favorable settlement to purchase corporate interest.

  • Representation of business to recoup losses from embezzlement of former bookkeeper.

  • Representation of financial institution in creating and prosecuting collection strategy against allegedly insolvent judgment debtor, including tracing of asset transfers and income streams through over twenty nominee trusts and shell corporations, and uncovering scheme to conceal asset value utilizing fabricated encumbrances, resulting in attachment of over $4M in assets and summary judgment on fraudulent transfer and constructive trust allegations.

  • Defense of claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and violations of uniform trade secrets act brought by prior employer of principals in business start-up, resulting in favorable settlement. Representation of principal of business start-up with regard to cross-claims based upon non-compete agreements, resulting in sharing agreement.

  • Prosecution of claims on behalf of business against former employees, alleging breach of non-compete, confidentiality, and non-solicitation agreements, violation of uniform trade secrets act, and violation of trademark law.

  • Defense of business in breach of contract claim, based upon contract including liquidated damages and auto-renewal provisions.

PRACTICE AREAS

 

YOUR BUSINESS AND CIVIL LITIGATION ATTORNEYS & STAFF

 

Paul W. Chant

Named New Hampshire’s top lawyer for Personal Injury, Paul Chant has been involved in handling personal injury and workers compensation claims for over 30 years

Partner

Dennis L. Morgan

As an experienced first chair trial lawyer, he has represented individuals, businesses and associations in civil, criminal, and administrative trials and hearings in New Hampshire, Maine and Ohio state and federal courts.

Partner

Christopher T. Meier

Chris represents individuals, businesses, and classes of individuals and businesses before both State and Federal courts throughout New England, administrative tribunals, municipal boards, and private arbitrators and mediators.

Partner

Kacy Tillotson

With over 15 years of legal experience Kacy’s work with Cooper Cargill Chant focuses on Business & Civil Litigation, Business & Transactional Law, Land Use and Trademarks & Copyrights.

Paralegal

Carrie Handverger

Carrie  provides support Attorney Dennis Morgan and his practice areas of business collections, civil litigation, criminal defense and DUI. She has over ten years of experience providing administrative support for local companies.

Legal Assistant