Running a business is a full-time job. You have sales to make, a budget to balance, employees to deal with — and to top it all off, you sometimes have to deal with legal matters such as drafting and reviewing contracts and business planning. To make sure your business runs as smoothly as possible and avoids lawsuits, it’s best to trust an attorney to oversee your important contracts, documents and business ventures. Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. has worked extensively with entrepreneurs like you, so we have firm knowledge of business law in Tennessee. We review your business plans and advise you on other business issues so you come out ahead.

Business and Commercial Litigation

We eliminate obstacles from your path to success

Even when you carefully draft contracts, hire the right employees and make a calculated business plan, unexpected conflicts arise that could lead to litigation. Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. strives to effectively represent its clients in various commercial litigation matters. When your business and success are on the line, you want counsel you can trust to work to meet your goals. We go to great lengths to promote your success. Our firm has experience representing large and small businesses in a variety of dispute resolution contexts, from non-judicial mediation or arbitration to trials that involve complex appellate litigation. Disputes between partners, breaches of contract, possible discrimination in the workplace, and employee fraud are but a few of the types of conflicts that occur in business, and all to often. Business owners often delay consulting with an attorney and attempt to preserve relationships by dealing with issues on their own. However, it’s usually to your advantage to have an attorney working on your behalf so you understand your rights and learn how to remedy the situation.
  • Ownership and partnership disputes
  • Fraud
  • Breaches of contract
  • Collections
  • Purchase and sale contracts
  • Employment law
Whether you need an attorney to protect your interests in the courtroom or to help resolve a dispute before it becomes a lawsuit, Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. can provide guidance and zealous advocacy to and your business.

Our team has more than 280 years of combined experience

Our AV-rated attorneys understand that each situation is unique, and, depending on your circumstances, we can fight aggressively, negotiate, or proceed quickly. With significant trial experience in commercial litigation — we know how the law works, which has enabled us to return many successful verdicts for our clients.
Contact Us

Call 423-266-7327 or Toll Free 866-691-0416 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation. You can also visit our Market Street office just one block from the Hamilton County District Attorney’s office, the Hamilton County Criminal Clerk’s office and the Chattanooga City and Hamilton County Clerk’s offices. Complimentary on-site parking is available, and we accept all Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.