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Business Litigation Counsel, Trials, and Appeals
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Integrity

Known for high personal and professional ethical standards, we shoot straight with you about risks, costs, and alternatives.

Skill

Practical, innovative legal strategy with thorough preparation from day one lets you be confident when your case goes to court.

Experience

In over 30 years of practice, we have represented clients in lawsuits and administrative proceedings before state and federal courts in more than 14 states, 8 federal circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

About

Scott Tewes

Scott has handled lawsuits ranging from general breach of contract and business fraud to complex securities, patent, and trade secret actions. Scott combines business counseling skills with extensive experience in resolving disputes through trials and appeals, or through negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.  He often is sought out for his depth of experience in patent, trade secret, and licensing cases, including expedited hearings on temporary restraining orders or other injunctions. Scott’s work for technology companies and inventors frequently focuses on intellectual property valuation in the context of strategic planning, litigation, or licensing. In larger matters, or those with proceedings in foreign jurisdictions, he generally leads or supports a team of lawyers and other professionals with the appropriate skill set for the case.

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Kevin Loechl Of Counsel

Kevin Loechl works with Tewes Law Group on an of counsel basis, especially in matters related to business transactions and charitable organizations. He is a principal of the law firm Bird Loechl Brittain & McCants, LLC, based in Atlanta, where he leads that firm’s corporate law practice. He has more than twenty-two years of experience in advising privately-held businesses and non-profit organizations around the country on merger, acquisition and joint venture transactions; debt and private equity financing; governance, regulatory, tax and structural matters; and negotiation of commercial contracts and licensing agreements.

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Practice Areas

We represent our clients in:

  • Business litigation
  • Breach of contract
  • Fraud claims
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Intellectual property litigation 
  • Securities and broker-dealer litigation
  • Franchising and trade regulation
  • Employment
  • Corporate counsel

Representative Matters

  • Obtained a damages award and permanent injunction for a SaaS provider to prevent copyright infringement, violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, breach of contract, and tortious interference with contract rights.
  • Represented an executive and his new company in a suit by a former employer alleging misappropriation of trade secrets in which the trade secret claims were dismissed and the jury returned a verdict for the client on counterclaims.
  • Obtained a preliminary injunction preventing a former franchisee from using the franchisor’s trademarks on the Internet in URLs and using phone numbers identified with the franchised system.
  • Obtained a favorable mediation result in a multi-million dollar patent infringement action against a Japanese electronics manufacturer and its American subsidiary.
  • Defended bond subrogation and personal guaranty claims against individual owners winding down a brokerage business, resulting in dismissal of the subrogation claims and judgment for the defendant on the guaranty claim at trial.
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