Huntsville Business Law Attorney Represents Minority Shareholders in Litigation

Defending every stakeholder’s interest in their company

The business law attorneys at Watson McKinney, LLP, appreciate the frustration and sense of powerlessness that can come with being on the minority side of a corporate dispute. When majority shareholders put your stake in a company or your financial well-being at risk, it feels like you arr losing control of your wealth, or worse, your livelihood. With more than 45 years of combined experience in business law, we can help build a case for your rights as a responsible shareholder within your company.

Our legal team handles all types of minority shareholder claims

The kind of business law complaints you can level are as varied as they are complex. Our firm helps you navigate the specific details of your case, as well as your best strategy to set things right.

  • Squeeze-outs – One of the most common reasons for business litigation is when majority shareholders will use their influence to force other shareholders out of decision-making for the company.

  • Freeze-outs – Likewise, majority shareholder main unfairly block the minority from selling or liquidating their shares, often at critical times.

  • Wrongful termination – In order to remove a dissenting shareholder, someone may get fired without due cause.

  • Withholding dividends on investments – Failure to pay shareholders for profits can be met with legal recourse.

  • Company dissolution – In some cases, majority shareholders will choose to sell or shut down a company for personal profit, leaving other shareholders with little compensation or means of income.

Fighting against shareholder oppression

As a shareholder, no matter how influential, when you’re treated unfairly or financially compromised by the actions of others, you deserve compensation and reassurance that your business investment is being honored. Our attorneys take pride in finding resolutions to shareholder disputes and ensuring that our clients are taken care of financially.

Turn to a Huntsville law firm that knows business law

Fighting the majority shareholders of a business in a squeeze-out or freeze-out can seem impossible, but the business law attorneys at Watson McKinney, LLP, understand the nuances of valuation and corporate law and make sure your voice is heard. Reach us toll free at (256) 536-7423 or contact us online. We serve clients throughout North Alabama, including Huntsville, Madison, Decatur, Athens, Scottsboro, Guntersville, and surrounding areas.



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200 Clinton Ave W, #110

Huntsville, Alabama 35801-4810


Phone: 256-536-7423 | Toll Free: 800-294-5112

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We serve the following localities: Jefferson County, Limestone County, Athens, Elkmont, Madison, Madison County, Gurley, Harvest, Hazel Green, Huntsville, New Market, Toney, Morgan County, Decatur, Hartselle, Shelby County, and Birmingham.




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