Business Torts in San Diego

Advocating Your Company's Rights

You may have a claim for damages if another business or entity caused your company to suffer loss through negligence or knowing malice—even if you have not had direct contact with the offender in the first place.

These wrongdoings are known as business torts. Examples may include the following:

  • Abuse of process
  • Antitrust violations
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Corporate espionage
  • Equity stripping schemes
  • Fraud
  • Minority owner squeeze-outs / freeze-outs
  • Misrepresentation
  • Nondisclosure
  • Theft / embezzlement
  • Trade secret misappropriation
  • Unfair business practices
  • Unfair competition

Representation from a Skilled California Trial Attorney

At The McClellan Law Firm, we have experience defending our clients' rights in this regard. We are highly skilled business litigators who have the resources and understanding necessary to defend you effectively in court. Our lead San Diego business litigation attorney, Craig McClellan, has received an impressive list of awards, including the Outstanding Trial Lawyer award from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego three times. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates as well as having formerly served as president of the board's San Diego chapter.

Contact The McClellan Law Firm for a free consultation!

At The McClellan Law Firm, we are thoroughly familiar with the legal intricacies and complications of business tort law. These claims can often come up in contract disputes as counterclaims or in other situations. We know how to use the claim to your advantage regardless of the circumstances.

Talk to a member of our San Diego business litigation law firm in a free phone consultation to learn more. With more than 30 years of service to Southern California residents and a reputation for committed client communication and successful case outcomes, The McClellan Law Firm is the legal team you want on your side.

Contact our San Diego office today.

  • Endorced by the Inner Circle of Advocates

    Craig McClellan is a member of the invitation-only group of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in the United States

  • Attorney McClellan earned a Distinguished rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his achievements.

  • Attorney McClellan has been selected to the list of the Best Lawyers in America every year since 1993.

  • Attorney McClellan is listed as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in Business, Personal Injury, and Product Liability.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan earned one of the top 50 verdicts in California, securing a $15,771,234 verdict for a client seriously injured in a car accident.

  • Attorney McClellan has a 10/10 “Superb” rating, the highest rating an attorney can receive from Avvo.

  • The firm has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, the highest possible rating offered by the organization.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Commercial Litigation in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Personal Injury in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Product Liability in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • Attorney McClellan has been named the Lawyer of the Year by the Best Lawyers in America in 2012, twice in 2014, and in 2019.

  • Attorney McClellan is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, and previously served on its Board of Directors.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named as one of the “Best Attorneys” by the Los Angeles Times.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named one of the “Best Lawyers” by San Diego Metro.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named one of the Top Lawyers in San Diego in Business Litigation by San Diego Magazine.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan has been selected to the list of Super Lawyers every year since 2007.

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