Sherman Law Offices specializes in representing businesses and individuals in commercial litigation and transactional matters. The firm zealously represents its clients in matters ranging from simple contract preparation to multiparty, complex commercial litigation.
The firm has represented plaintiffs and defendants in various complex commercial litigation matters. Some of the firm's litigated matters have included:
• Prosecuting and defending business disputes that have included alleged interference with economic advantage and/or breach of fiduciary duty; • Representing investors and consumers in securities and antitrust class actions; • Prosecuting and defending claims for unfair competition and under the Business & Professions Code §17200; • Defending a company from claims by a shareholder/dissident director and prosecuting the company’s former management for looting; • Prosecuting and defending alter-ego claims designed to pierce the corporate veil; • Representing participants in joint ventures; • Prosecuting a food manufacturer for failing to follow the formula supplied by a marketer/distributor of an energy bar and defending a cross claim for breach of contract; • Representing a foundation in an action against its former registered investment adviser when the investment adviser placed its client into its own hedge fund; • Prosecuting and defending investment professionals in securities arbitrations; • Representing investment professionals in employment disputes and in regulatory proceedings; and • Prosecuting and defending claims of breach of contract and business torts.
Investor Claims usually include some of the following:
Unsuitable recommendations or inappropriate
Churning or over-trading;
Misrepresentation and/or omissions;
Failure to diversify and over-concentration;
Failure to hedge; and/or
Failure to give appropriate advice with
respect to employee stock options.
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