Business Litigation

Successful businesses face challenges of all kinds on a daily basis. Some of those come in the form of disputes with the government, another business, or an individual. You want an experienced business attorney who not only understands the law, but your industry. Whether you are a Fortune 500 company or a small, privately-owned business, our business litigation attorneys can help you navigate the uncertain waters of a lawsuit and help mitigate your risk.

Commercial Transactions

A commercial transaction is an agreement between two or more business parties in which products, services, or anything of value is exchanged. Our attorneys know details matter; we have helped negotiate and document transactions of all shapes and sizes across global industries. Whether you need to finalize the terms of a partnership arrangement, sale, purchase, or joint venture, we work side-by-side with you to keep your business moving forward.

Construction Law

Everyone knows a house is only as strong as its foundation. Our attorneys understand the unique legal challenges owners, developers, contractors, suppliers, and vendors face every day. Whether you need help negotiating and drafting contracts or representation in a dispute over a construction defect, payment, performance, or government compliance, the attorneys at Calhoun, Bhella & Sechrest are the solid legal foundation you need.

Employment Law

Employment and labor law issues can impact businesses large and small. Our attorneys advise clients on all facets of the employer-employee relationship, whether it is crafting company policies, drafting contracts, or litigating disputes in federal courts, state courts, and before governmental regulatory panels. We understand the ever-changing landscape of employment law can be intimidating; our attorneys work one-on-one with clients to provide sensible, practical advice, making what may have been overwhelming far more manageable.

Entertainment Law

Entertainment isn’t just fun and games to us. Legal issues in the entertainment industry run the gamut, from intellectual property concerns involving trademarks, copyrights, and publicity rights, to labor disputes and contract negotiations. You need an attorney who is experienced and knowledgeable in a variety of fields — not just one. Our attorneys have represented artists, publishers, athletes, and more, to ensure their interests are protected from the very beginning.

Environmental Law

Our attorneys have extensive experience representing businesses, local governments, citizen groups, and NGOs regarding virtually all types of environmental issues relating to regulatory compliance, permitting, litigation, and transactions. We excel in bringing our experience and expertise to bear to efficiently and effectively counsel and represent both public and private sector clients on their most sensitive environmental legal issues.

Finance & Banking

The banking and finance industries are regulated extensively by state, federal, and international laws. Our attorneys represent clients in all aspects of finance-related matters across dozens of industries, including manufacturing, energy, healthcare, real estate, and more. We have represented lenders, borrowers, banks, financial institutions, insurance companies, private funds, and other entities in complex financial matters.


Healthcare providers are subject to some of the most expansive and complex laws of any industry in the country. Rules governing reimbursement, enrollment, and patient information – among other areas – are constantly changing. Investigations and audits are on the rise. Now more than ever, providers need experienced counsel on their side.

Intellectual Property

Human creativity knows no bounds. Our lawyers recognize how important it is to protect the blood, sweat, and tears that can give birth to a novel invention or a unique written verse. We represent innovators like you on all aspects of intellectual property issues, from the registration of copyrights and trademarks to litigating patent infringement, copyright, and trademark matters before judge, juries, or arbitration panels.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our lawyers have represented clients in transactions totaling billions of dollars. Whether you are buying or selling a business, you want an experienced attorney to advise you from the very beginning. Our team can help you navigate the ups and downs of every stage of a deal, big or small. We tailor our representation to ensure your interests are protected without the burden of fees and costs flying out of proportion.

Real Estate

Our real estate attorneys are trusted by individuals, businesses, and financial institutions alike to counsel them on their most sensitive and important matters. Our team has extensive experience negotiating and drafting contracts for complex real estate transactions and representing clients in fiercely contested disputes over real property.


Calhoun, Bhella & Sechrest, LLP was founded through a partnership of seasoned attorneys with decades of experience and younger attorneys in the primes of their careers – all from some of the biggest law firms in the country. Together, we offer clients unique counsel with a cutting-edge approach to legal matters by joining together wisdom earned through experience with youthful enthusiasm. Tempered together, this approach has become the cornerstone of what sets us apart from others.  It is through this uncommon firm that we are able to achieve the best possible results for our clients, whether it is handling “bet the company” cases in high-stakes litigation, counseling clients through a multi-billion dollar transactions, representing grass roots environmental organizations, creating new and innovative causes of action to address public concerns/needs, or assisting entrepreneurs and businesses to better compete and succeed.

The firm is able to creatively solve our clients’ problems, make manifest our clients’ ideas, and help actualize our clients’ strategic goals in an efficient, affordable manner — unencumbered by the large fees most law firms typically charge due to their large infrastructures. Our clients’ best interest always comes first.  We are proud of our attorneys’ many achievements across a variety of practices and industries.

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