Business and Commercial Litigation

At Carstens, Allen & Gourley, we have a long history of handling complex business and commercial litigation nationwide.

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At Carstens, Allen & Gourley, we have a long history of handling complex business and commercial litigation from California to Delaware, focusing on the state and federal courts in the Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Texas and the Denver metro area of Colorado. Our Dallas and Denver area business and commercial litigation attorneys are dedicated to representing diverse clients in commercial and business disputes. Whether you are facing disputes regarding patents, breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, or other business torts, our experienced team is prepared to vigorously enforce and defend your interests.

Expertise Across Industries

Our business litigation and commercial litigation clients include companies operating in various areas, including information technology (IT), aerospace and commercial aviation, e-commerce and retail, telecommunications, fintech, healthcare, manufacturing and hardware, artificial intelligence and machine learning, digital advertising, media and entertainment, insurance, specialty chemicals, energy/oil and gas, food technology, and consumer products.

With a practice that takes us to venues across the country, we are well-equipped to handle disputes involving:

Intellectual Property Disputes

This includes patent infringement, trademark disputes, copyright infringement, unfair competition, false advertising, trade secret misappropriation, and indemnification obligations for patent infringement or other IP infringement.

Complex Commercial Contract Disputes

(U.S. and Internationally)Breach of contract claims, disputes over contract terms, enforcement of contract provisions, issues related to patent and software licensing agreements, and enforcement or defense of non-compete agreements.

Commercial Defamation, Trade Libel, and False Advertising

Claims related to false statements that harm a company’s reputation or business interests.

Insurance Policies

Defending and enforcing claims related to policy coverage and insurer obligations.

Franchise Agreements

Resolving issues between franchisors and franchisees related to breach or termination of a franchise agreement

Employment and Technology Services Agreements

Addressing contractual disputes in employment and tech sectors.

AI-Related Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement

Legal issues arising from developing, deploying, and using artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

Aviation-Related Litigation

Aviation-related litigation encompasses legal disputes and issues arising within the highly specialized aviation industry, including product liability claims, negligent maintenance claims, pilot negligence, FAA enforcement actions, and breach of contract.

Environmental Litigation

Environmental litigation includes claims related to violations of federal or state statutes or regulations and state common law nuisance.

Niche Litigation

In addition to the above, and as a technology and intellectual property-based firm, we offer experience in areas such as advertising and marketing litigation, data privacy disputes, and rights of publicity. We have a variety of attorneys with expertise in niche areas at our disposal, and our business and commercial litigation attorneys can collaborate as appropriate with colleagues having specific subject matter expertise to provide comprehensive legal solutions tailored to our client’s unique needs.

Bet the Litigation

Our business and commercial litigation clients turn to us when faced with disputes involving critical issues that could threaten their business’s existence. We understand that some disputes require swift resolution while others necessitate a thorough trial process or appellate advocacy. Our philosophy is that every court is our “home court,” and success is achieved by mastering the arena.

Our seasoned litigation attorneys know how to position a case strategically to the client’s advantage. Engaging the firm’s trial lawyers sends a message to litigation adversaries, signaling robust strategic thinking and formidable advocacy

Commitment to Excellence

We are committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for our commercial litigation clients. Our track record of success, combined with our deep industry knowledge and strategic approach, makes us the go-to choice for businesses facing high-stakes commercial litigation.

Why Choose Carstens, Allen & Gourley for Your Business and Commercial Litigation Needs?

A Proven
Track Record

Our history of success in business and commercial litigation speaks for itself. We have consistently delivered favorable outcomes for our clients across various industries and legal challenges. From high-stakes intellectual property disputes to complex technology contract disagreements, our team has the expertise and tenacity to achieve the best possible results.

Industry-Specific Knowledge

At Carstens, Allen & Gourley, we understand that every industry has its unique legal landscape. Our attorneys have deep knowledge of regulatory environments, market dynamics, and business practices relevant to our business and commercial litigation clients. This industry-specific expertise allows us to provide targeted legal strategies aligned with our clients’ business objectives.


Our business and commercial litigation practice is not limited to traditional courtroom battles. We offer a full spectrum of dispute resolution services, including pre-litigation dispute resolution, arbitration, mediation, and negotiated settlements. By providing comprehensive legal solutions, we help our clients navigate their disputes in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.


At Carstens, Allen & Gourley, our clients are at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to providing exceptional service and building long-term relationships based on trust and mutual respect. Our attorneys are accessible, responsive, and dedicated to keeping clients informed and involved throughout the litigation process

Contact Us

If your business is facing a commercial dispute, contact Carstens, Allen & Gourley today. Our experienced business and commercial litigation attorneys are ready to provide the strategic legal support you need to navigate complex disputes and protect your business interests