Business Litigation

Slate Stern has a plethora of experience in counseling and handling of complex litigation involving business clients in disputes with other businesses, government entities, or groups of individuals, each of which necessarily involves an understanding of both the business issue and the industry of the client. He represents leaders in diverse industry sectors in connection with their most important litigation matters and has a depth of trial and arbitration experience. Additionally, having served as General Counsel of one of New Mexico’s largest private conglomerates, he has a wealth of experience creating and managing complex business structures.


His ultimate goal is to advance his clients’ interests. He understands that a client’s business plan, balance sheet, and competitive profile are critical elements for successfully positioning litigation matters from the outset. He is committed to developing solutions to help his clients solve their toughest problems, and he approaches each new challenge as an urgent business matter to be resolved expeditiously and cost-effectively. Amongst other types of disputes, he handles:

  • Breach of Contract/Fiduciary Duty

  • Business Torts

  • Partnership Disputes

  • Real Estate Disputes

  • Private Deals/Post-Closing Disputes

  • Regulatory Investigations and Litigation

  • Privacy & Cybersecurity

  • Restrictive Covenant/Trade Secret Litigation

  • Insurance Disputes