Pragmatic Counsel | Experienced Advocacy.  For the past several decades, I have specialized in the complexities of partnerships and shareholder disputes – commonly known as business divorce.

Because my litigation practice spans business organization and structure, employment matters, and transactions I am able to view each case through the lens of experience and pursue the best outcome for our clients, whether through mediation, arbitration or litigation.

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Business Divorce, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes

Fred has represented clients in every aspect of business divorce, applying decades of litigation experience to bring cases to close on behalf of his clients.

Fiduciary & Insurance Litigation

Fred represents business owners, trustees and beneficiaries who require a wide range of fiduciary and insurance related legal actions.

Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Multi-million dollar disputes, complex litigation and arbitration and jury trials across the country fill Fred’s resume.

Expert Witness Through ExpertEngine

Fred is an independent expert and can serve in a variety of legal capacities.

About Fred Mendelsohn

Fred Mendelsohn has been in practice for over 4 decades. His practice focuses on multiple interrelated areas: complex commercial litigation and dispute resolution; litigation involving fiduciaries, wills and trusts; labor and employment law; market channel matters involving dealers, distributors, and sales representatives; and the general representation of middle market businesses. Mr. Mendelsohn is the co-chair of Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella’s Business Partner and Shareholder Dispute group, which represents individuals and businesses in disputes arising out of their relationships as shareholders, partners, members, and/or venture partners. He appears before state and federal courts and in other forums across the country on a regular basis. 

Mr. Mendelsohn represents clients in a wide range of complex, commercial litigation and dispute resolution matters, from shareholder and other ownership and governance disputes, to complex patent and international customs litigation, antitrust cases, and matters arising from financial transactions and intellectual property concerns (including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, covenants-not-to-compete, licensing, and other protective agreements).


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