Unfair Competition/Unfair Business Practices

Leveling the Playing Field

All may be fair in love and war, but in business, established laws of competition govern what is fair. The law firm of Blecher Collins & Pepperman  is renowned for its knowledge and effective application of those laws in litigation involving unfair competition and unfair business practices.

"In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable." — Dwight D. Eisenhower

Our firm represents small, medium-sized and large companies in the Los Angeles area and Orange County, as well as client throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii and across the United States in state and federal courts. Arrange a consultation today.

California Unfair Competition Lawyers

Blecher Collins & Pepperman is a recognized leader in antitrust litigation and complex business litigation. We also routinely handle cases that impact our clients' ability to compete. We have represented claims against and defended business torts and contract disputes under the California Unfair Business Practices Act (Business and Professions Code sections 17200 and 17500), and other protections including federal antitrust laws and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act:

  • Tortious interference with a contractual relationship or prospective business opportunity (intentional interference and negligent interference claims)
  • Inducing breach of contract
  • False advertising
  • Fraud and corruption
  • Intellectual property infringement
  • Violations of non-solicitation and non-compete agreements
  • Predatory pricing
  • Below cost pricing
  • Price discrimination
  • Libel and slander
  • Other torts and unfair practices

Aggressive Pursuit of Full Remedies

Blecher Collins & Pepperman has prevailed in numerous landmark cases involving claims of unfair competition, including victories affirmed by the California Supreme Court and U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, where business practices were alleged to deceive, undercut, steal clients, squeeze out or otherwise illegally gain advantages. Our experienced litigators have obtained injunctive relief and secured verdicts and settlements for restitution, disgorgement of ill-gotten profits and punitive damages. Likewise, we have successfully defended clients against spurious claims of unfair competition.

Contact Blecher Collins & Pepperman in Los Angeles to schedule a consultation with attorneys whose deep grounding in unfair competition and unfair business practices law can help level the playing field and exact justice for you. We are accessible to small businesses and individuals, welcome case referrals and inquiries for co-counsel, local counsel and consulting from other law firms in California and nationwide.