Are you searching for attorneys with proven experience resolving minority shareholder disputes in San Diego and Southern California? There are many reasons why minority shareholders experience challenges and ultimately disputes with majority interests or other shareholders. Some of the primary reasons include, but are not limited to:
- Limitations on access to the books or corporate records
- Freeze outs
- Shareholder Oppression
- Failure to declare a dividend
- Questions regarding management/executive compensation
- Sale of the company or merger with a new corporation
The common thread among these minority shareholder disputes is an attempt by the majority interest to minimize or eliminate the influence of minority shareholders and to affect unfair distribution of profits. The resulting tension between the parties often erupts into an open argument and ultimately shareholder disputes and litigation.
The Watkins Firm has decades of experience resolving minority shareholder disputes in San Diego and Southern California. We work to protect our client’s interests and to hold majority shareholders accountable to applicable commercial and corporate law. Fortunately, California provides specific rights to minority interests, even if the corporation was formed under the laws of another US state.
Shareholders rights attorneys at the Watkins Firm serve notice to majority interests and corporate executives, directors and managers asserting our client’s rights. We work with our clients to develop specific strategies for their unique circumstances based upon their own unique goals and objectives. We work to gain crucial access to the premises, the books and important corporate documents. We negotiate resolutions to disputes and apply a unique approach which is designed to resolve minority shareholder disputes in a timely and cost-efficient manner. When necessary we can work to negotiate a favorable buy-out of our client’s position, or file a derivative lawsuit to correct mismanagement or malfeasance.
If you are searching for a proven legal partner with experience resolving minority shareholder disputes in San Diego we invite you to contact the Watkins Firm or call 858-535-1511 for a free consultation.