Mr. Kelly dedicates a substantial part of his practice to litigating shareholder, partner, or LLC member disputes. The cases he has litigated involve breach of fiduciary duty or breach of contract actions against companies and/or officers and directors, for alleged improper treatment of shareholders, partners, or investors, including freeze-out or buyout offer situations, and disputes concerning business valuation. His clients include majority or minority owners of real estate companies, construction companies, installation and maintenance companies, restaurant and retail companies, medical and dental companies, internet and software companies, and various other business ventures. Some of the larger cases he litigated include shareholder buyouts involving public companies such as Nassda Corp., Mossimo, Inc., William Lyons Homes, The Topps Company, Inc., James River Group, Inc., Playboy Inc., and Bioenvision, Inc.

James C. Kelly strives to keep litigation costs low and provides low hourly rates compared to other attorneys with similar experience.  No work is done without the client knowing exactly how many hours will go into each phase of the litigation and the expenses involved.  Please call James C. Kelly at 212-920-5042 to discuss your matter.