Michigan Trial Attorneys Who Know the Local Courts

Areas of Expertise

At Silver & Van Essen, our attorneys have successfully represented clients in a broad spectrum of business and commercial litigation matters in a variety of state and federal courts throughout Michigan and across the United States. Whether you or your company are involved in a breach of contract dispute, a claim for fraud or other type of commercial dispute, we can help. The types of matters we are experienced at handling include the following:

  • Breach of contract
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Fraud
  • Covenants not to compete, trade secrets and confidential information disputes
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Business torts
  • Securities litigation
  • Civil RICO cases
  • Real estate disputes
  • Antitrust and unfair competition
  • Construction litigation
  • Trust and estate litigation
  • Liability of corporate officers and directors
  • Municipal and government liability
  • Employment litigation
  • Lender liability
  • Civil and constitutional rights
  • Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Appellate practice
  • Commercial litigation


If you have a legal matter involving one of these areas, please contact us to learn how our skill and experience can help you.