Mr. Rizzo is well versed in dealing with commercial litigation disputes and has the expertise to prosecute, defend and where feasible resolve complex litigation.  His experience includes a $1 million jury trial verdict in a breach of contract case, a $3.5 million settlement in an officer/director breach of fiduciary duty case, a $4 million settlement in a construction defect case, a confidential settlement in a trade secret misappropriation case and the successful representation of a bankruptcy trustee in claims against contractors and architects involving a Houston area high-rise.

Our firm’s commercial litigation practice involves all aspects of commercial litigation representing limited partners, shareholders, officers, directors, corporate entities, small businesses and start-ups, in matters such as:

  • Officer and Director Liability
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Fraud and Misrepresentation
  • Landlord and Tenant Disputes
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Conspiracy
  • Corporate Theft
  • Deceptive Trade Practices
  • Securities Litigation
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Construction Defects
  • Receiverships
  • Breach of Contract
  • Derivative Actions by Shareholders
  • Corporate Veil Piercing