Missouri Commercial Dispute Lawyers

Serving the business community of St. Louis, Missouri, and throughout the country since 1963, the commercial litigation lawyers of Guilfoil, Petzall & Shoemake, L.L.C. stand ready to provide counsel and litigation services to our clients when disputes arise. Guilfoil Petzall & Shoemake, L.L.C. understands commercial litigation can be expensive, lengthy, and distracting. But when litigation is the only means to protect our clients’ rights, our attorneys and staff provide thorough and detailed trial preparation and aggressive representation.

We protect our clients’ rights throughout any litigation, arbitration, mediation or other resolutions that involves:

The Experienced St. Louis Attorneys of Guilfoil, Petzall & Shoemake, L.L.C

  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Business fraud
  • Shareholder or partnership disputes
  • Derivative shareholder lawsuits
  • Broken sales or distribution agreements
  • Construction defect litigation
  • Commercial real estate litigation
  • Nonprofits
  • Anti-takeover actions
  • Civil RICO actions
  • Employment law disputes related to noncompete, nondisclosure and severance agreements; or discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination or a hostile work environment claims
  • Personal injury, third-party claims or wrongful death litigation claims

Though we promote risk management where appropriate, including through settlements that can save our clients time and money, we will not hesitate to aggressively protect our clients’ rights in court when litigation is the best option. We prepare every case as if it is going to trial, and strive to advance our clients’ interests in the most cost-efficient manner possible. We listen to our clients’ goals and objectives and provide advice on the costs, benefits and risks associated with each of the available options.

We are proud to have the opportunity to serve our clients in Missouri, the Midwest and throughout the United States.