Business Litigation Lawyers in Dallas

Our business litigation attorneys provide creative and cost effective solutions to business disputes. We are trial attorneys first and foremost, and as such, we have experience representing a variety of businesses in a variety of disputes. Each case is aggressively prepared with the understanding that successful resolution requires convincing the opposing party, mediator, arbitrator, judge, or jury that that our client’s position is supported by both the facts and law. This requires attorneys committed to success and not just the billable hour.

Prior to starting this firm, each partner was mentored at large commercial litigation firms litigating multi-million dollar “bet the business” disputes. Since then we have successfully represented a variety of companies in civil litigation matters and arbitration proceedings. This litigation experience combined with our educational background and federal clerkship experience provides our attorneys the tools necessary to successfully represent your interests. Moreover, we recognize that each case is different, and we work with clients to develop a fee structure that fits their case and unique business needs.


Our attorneys have represented business clients in various types of litigation, including:

  • Real estate disputes;
  • Hospitality management disputes;
  • Insurance coverage disputes;
  • Franchise disputes;
  • Contract disputes;
  • Business torts, including fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and defamation;
  • Intellectual property disputes, including trademark, copyright, patent,  and trade dress infringement;
  • Antitrust disputes;
  • Shareholder disputes;
  • Employment disputes, including theft of trade secrets

Our Dallas, TX Trial Team

Pete Trosclair and Michael Lovins have the litigation experience necessary to handle your dispute. Each partner previously worked for larger firms handling complex commercial litigation disputes. Pete Trosclair began his litigation career at Bickel & Brewer and Michael Lovins began his litigation career with the Austin firm of McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, LLP, where each attorney handled bet- the-business litigation throughout the country.

Pete Trosclair began his legal career with Bickel & Brewer on a trial team representing a large lead smelting company seeking coverage under hundreds of CGL and EIL insurance policies with damages calculated in the hundreds of millions of dollars.  Pete Trosclair then went on to represent investors in a securities fraud case, a former CEO of a nationally known corporation in a contract dispute with his former employer, and an international charter fishing company in a contract dispute, among others. By the end of his tenure with Bickel & Brewer, Pete Trosclair was the lead associate on over a half dozen bet the business litigation files.

After completing his prestigous federal clerkship with Judge Nowlin in the Western District of Texas, Michael Lovins began his litigation career at McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, as an associate representing a coal mining company in a complex, multi-venue dispute with a major Texas energy company. For the remainder of his tenure with McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, Michael continued to work on high-value, complex commercial disputes representing financial institutions, major retailors and energy corporations.

Representative Cases We Are Currently Litigating

• Representing Defendant/Counter Claim Plaintiff in Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, and Tortious Interference Claims Related to the Processing of Credit Card Transactions.

• Defending E-commerce, Online Education Business, in Regards to Breach of Contract Claims.

• Representing Minority Shareholders in a Suit Against a Publicly Traded Company and its Officers and Directors.

• Representing an Attorney in a Coverage Dispute with Legal Malpractice Insurer Regarding Whether Claims Made Against the Lawyer are Covered Claims Under the Policy.

• Representing an Oncology Group in Regards to Disputes Pertaining to a Management Agreement.

• Defending a Roofing Company Against Claims Regarding the Installation of a New Roof.

Contact Us

From bet your business litigation to smaller business disputes, we have the experience and flexible fee structures to meet your litigation needs. Call us today at 214-484-1930 to discuss your case.

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I was in a severe accident. I was being rushed to the hospital, so no one listened to me explain how it happened. Everyone said it was my fault, including my insurance company. Michael took my case, used an accident reconstructionist, and found two witnesses. He proved it was not my fault. He got me the most money available under the other driver’s insurance policy and from my own policy.

~ John W.

Michael is a top notch, result-oriented attorney. His representation of me was incredibly helpful and could not have been better.

~ Neil Volz

Michael really worked hard for me. He analyzed my case from every angle and took time to answer all of my questions. The whole time, I could tell that he cared about me an my case. Since he represented me, I have even recommended Michael to a friend.

~ Steven L.

I was involved in a four car pileup. My first attorney dropped me as a client because he didn’t think he could get a recovery for me based on the complicated facts. I was referred to the attorneys at Lovins|Trosclair, and they recovered the maximum amount of insurance available from the Defendant.

~ Javier J.
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