Business Law

The broad compass of business law addresses all legal aspects of business and commerce from formation through dissolution, funding, operating agreements, commercial transactions, employment policies, and various contracts, along with the myriad ways in which disputes can arise. Scruggs, Dodd & Brisendine Attorneys, P.A. handles business law matters in a transactional and litigation capacity, serving clients’ needs throughout Alabama and western Tennessee.

Business transactions

Our attorneys negotiate and draft business agreements and other documentation, such as:

  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Covenants not-to-compete
  • Deed of trust agreements
  • Executive compensation agreements
  • Equipment leases
  • Employment contracts
  • Formation agreements
  • Franchise agreements
  • Indemnity agreements
  • Leases
  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Property leases
  • Real estate covenants
  • Settlement agreements
  • Stockholder agreements

Entity formation

We advise and assist clients with entity formation, which includes the planning and drafting of organizational documents for general and limited partnerships, limited liability companies, S corporations, C corporations, professional associations, professional limited liability companies, and other types of business entities.

Business Litigation

Our firm represents clients as plaintiffs and defendants in business disputes, which includes complex commercial litigation. Samplings of cases we have litigated include:

  • Class action against Jefferson County for an unconstitutional occupational tax
  • Case alleging fraud and misrepresentation against a major waste management company
  • Case brought against a prominent oil and gas company for fraud, negligence, wantonness, trespass, conversion, nuisance, and breach of implied lease covenants
  • Case brought against a leading pesticide company for damages caused by pesticide exposure
  • Case brought for tortuous interference with business relations claim
  • Class action brought against a major credit card company for fraudulent arbitration scheme

Rely on our experience

Whether referred by another law firm, business associates, family members, or some other party, Scruggs, Dodd & Brisendine Attorneys, P.A. looks forward to serving your legal needs. To arrange a consultation, please call 256-845-5932 or contact us online.