Denlea & Carton LLP Settles Breach of Contract Dispute on Eve of Trial
Denlea & Carton LLP secured a favorable settlement on behalf of a commercial client in a breach of contract matter. James R. Denlea, Amber Wallace and Craig Cepler represented a producer of construction materials who was owed almost $3 million by a customer. Taking an aggressive approach from the outset, we fought to have the matter expeditiously placed on the trial calendar of the Commercial Division of the Westchester Supreme Court. Once it was scheduled, we successfully brought a motion in limine that resulted in the Court dismissing the defendant’s primary defense. With the defendant having virtually no defense and facing trial in less than one week, we were able to secure victory for our client through a negotiated settlement. We even obtained a personal guaranty from the defendant’s principal, who was not a party to the lawsuit.
Denlea & Carton LLP achieved this successful result for our client by creatively focusing on the client’s needs for an efficient and cost-effective resolution of the dispute, and aggressively moving to have the defendant’s defenses dismissed pretrial.