Business Litigation

Running a business is not always smooth sailing, and it is not uncommon for a business to find itself mired in a legal dispute at some point during its existence. The circumstances requiring the assistance of a business litigation attorney are varied, but can include:

  • Contract disputes;
  • Employment disputes, including wage and hour claims;
  • Customer disputes;
  • Vendor disputes;
  • Competitor disputes, including unfair competition;
  • Insurance disputes;
  • Ownership disputes (for example breach of fiduciary duty or minority oppression);
  • Real Estate disputes;
  • Business break-up;
  • Fraud and embezzlement;
  • Business defamation;
  • Premises liability; and
  • General negligence.

Mario A. Binachi is a business litigator who understands how to skillfully navigate the complexities of a lawsuit or other business disagreement, whether it be resolved in the forum of mediation, arbitration, Washington State court or Federal District court.

Mario understands the complexities and nuances of business law, and can expertly issue spot the business consequences of a particular legal dispute. He takes a common sense approach to litigation so as to meet his client’s business needs and objectives. Sometimes that objective is met through a practical negotiated settlement out of court; and other times in requires the development of creative litigation tactics and a highly contested trial.

Mario is well-recognized in his field, having been named a “Rising Star” by Washington Law and Politics in the area of “business litigation” seven times. He served as the Chair of the law firm’s Litigation Department from 2009-2013.