Commercial Litigation

At Fridman Fels & Soto, PLLC, our mission is to provide our clients with tailored legal solutions to their most complex problems. We understand that the landscape of commercial disputes can be intricate and multifaceted, requiring a strategic and nuanced approach to achieve favorable outcomes. As part of our comprehensive suite of legal services, we offer specialized expertise in Commercial Litigation, empowering businesses and individuals to navigate the intricacies of commercial disputes with confidence and strategic clarity.

Understanding Commercial Litigation

Commercial litigation encompasses a broad spectrum of legal disputes that arise within the context of commercial relationships. These disputes can range from contractual disagreements and business torts to issues concerning trade regulations, antitrust matters, and intellectual property disputes. At its core, commercial litigation involves legal action taken by one party against another due to alleged wrongful conduct, contractual breaches, or other legal grievances stemming from commercial activities.

Navigating the complexities of commercial litigation demands the engagement of a trusted legal partner who possesses the expertise, resources, and acumen necessary to address the multifaceted challenges inherent in commercial disputes.

Tailored Legal Representation

Our team recognizes that each commercial dispute is unique, necessitating a tailored approach that addresses the specific legal, financial, and operational implications relevant to the matter at hand. We work closely with our clients to gain a comprehensive understanding of their business objectives, operational nuances, and the intricate details of the dispute, enabling us to craft a strategic legal roadmap that aligns with their overarching goals while safeguarding their legal rights and interests.

International Commercial Disputes

In today’s globalized economy, businesses often engage in transactions and collaborations across international borders. This interconnectedness can lead to commercial disputes that transcend national jurisdictions, requiring a nuanced understanding of international law and dispute resolution mechanisms. Our firm has extensive experience in handling international commercial disputes, including matters related to cross-border contracts, international trade, foreign investment issues, and enforcement of judgments in multiple jurisdictions. We work closely with our clients to navigate the complexities of international disputes and pursue effective legal remedies that protect their interests on a global scale.

Expertise Across Industries and Jurisdictions

With experience representing clients across various industries and jurisdictions, our team possesses a deep understanding of the multifaceted nature of commercial litigation. Whether it involves domestic disputes or complex international litigation in emerging markets, our attorneys are adept at navigating the intricate web of legal considerations inherent in cross-border transactions, global supply chains, and international trade relations. This breadth of expertise positions us to deliver comprehensive legal strategies that account for the nuanced complexities of diverse industry landscapes and regulatory frameworks.

Collaborative Approach to Dispute Resolution

At Fridman Fels & Soto, PLLC, we advocate for a collaborative approach to dispute resolution that prioritizes amicable settlements, alternative dispute resolution methods, and strategic negotiations whenever feasible. While we are prepared to vigorously advocate for our clients’ interests in a courtroom setting, we recognize the value of exploring innovative avenues for resolution that mitigate risks, preserve business relationships, and optimize outcomes for all parties involved.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

While litigation is a common method of resolving commercial disputes, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods such as arbitration and mediation can offer efficient and cost-effective means of reaching favorable outcomes. Our firm is adept at guiding clients through the ADR process, from drafting enforceable arbitration clauses in contracts to representing them in arbitration proceedings or mediation sessions. By exploring alternative avenues for dispute resolution, we aim to minimize the adversarial nature of litigation, preserve business relationships, and achieve resolutions that align with our clients’ broader business objectives.

Holistic Litigation Management

Our litigation management approach is rooted in a simple principle: we help clients achieve their business goals through counseling, alternative dispute resolution, and strategic advocacy. Whether it entails counseling on risk mitigation, arbitration, mediation, or vigorous courtroom representation, our team is equipped to guide clients through every stage of the litigation process with a focus on achieving holistic, business-centric outcomes that align with their long-term strategic objectives.

Proactive Risk Management and Dispute Prevention

In addition to providing robust legal representation in the event of a commercial dispute, we emphasize proactive risk management and dispute prevention strategies. Our firm assists clients in drafting comprehensive settlement agreements, implementing risk mitigation measures, and conducting legal assessments to identify and address potential areas of contention before they escalate into full-blown disputes. By taking a proactive approach to risk management, we strive to help businesses avoid costly litigation and maintain healthy, sustainable commercial relationships.

Empowering Clients Through Legal Education

We believe in empowering our clients through legal education and transparent communication. When clients are well-informed about their rights, obligations, and the potential ramifications of legal disputes, they are better equipped to make informed decisions that serve their long-term interests. Our attorneys take the time to educate clients on the legal aspects of their commercial activities, potential areas of vulnerability, and the available legal options for resolving disputes. Through this educational approach, we aim to foster a collaborative attorney-client relationship built on trust, transparency, and shared strategic alignment.

Engaging the Right Legal Partner

Navigating the complexities of commercial litigation demands the engagement of a trusted legal partner who possesses the expertise, resources, and acumen necessary to address the multifaceted challenges inherent in commercial disputes. At Fridman Fels & Soto, PLLC, our team stands ready to serve as your strategic legal ally, providing unwavering support, strategic guidance, and comprehensive legal solutions designed to safeguard your interests and empower you to navigate the legal intricacies of commercial litigation with confidence.

Getting Started

Our team of experienced attorneys is committed to delivering tailored legal solutions that align with your business objectives, mitigate legal risks, and position you for success in the face of commercial disputes. To explore how our firm can assist you with your commercial litigation needs, please don’t hesitate to contact us for a confidential consultation.

Recent Representations

Our approach is tailored to suit our client’s exact needs, whether that means risk mitigation, a cost-effective resolution to a dispute, or when the need arises, an outcome that can only be achieved through litigation. With decades of successful courtroom experience as first-chair trial attorneys and lead negotiators from both federal prosecuting roles and Big Law litigation departments, our attorneys are well-equipped to handle any legal challenge with confidence backed by results.

We are skilled at distilling complex information and clearly communicating the facts that matter to our clients—whether to persuade a judge or jury in court or to convince opposing counsel to settle on our terms. Where other lawyers pound their fists, we make winning arguments. We honed these skills through decades of experience making winning arguments in the courtroom in federal, state, and arbitral proceedings.

With extensive knowledge and expertise in both securities and healthcare litigation, we specialize in representing private litigants in matters involving investments and investment vehicles, including hedge funds and other private pooled money vehicles and shareholder claims. Our team is also prepared to handle any breach of fiduciary duty claims brought against our clients by the SEC, CFTC, and state court-appointed receivers — among other entities within these areas.



Daniel Fridman

Washington, DC


Adam S. Fels



Alejandro O. Soto