Indira K. Sharma

Indira K. Sharma
Primary Office

Contract and Commercial Litigation

Select representations include:

  • A manufacturer in a breach of contract case over the installation of flooring in a retail business. The cases concluded with a favorable settlement for the client.
  • An industrial products manufacturer in a tortious inference case against a competitor who hired a former sales representative for the manufacturer and allegedly used inside information to gain a competitive benefit.
  • An industrial products manufacturer in a contract dispute connected with a customer's purchase of allegedly defective equipment. The customer alleged the manufacturer breached the warranty and made material misrepresentations in the contract.
  • A national finance company in multiple consumer class actions each seeking multimillion dollar awards.
  • Employers in connection with filing suit for breach of non-compete agreements.
  • Representing corporate entities in connection with petitioning the court for dissolution.

Commercial Lease, Construction and Real Estate Litigation

Select representations include:

  • A real estate brokerage firm facing allegations of negligence related to a lack of disclosure about mold in a property.
  • A general contractor in a dispute with a subcontractor over failure to perform according to the terms of the contract for a portion of the construction work for a new hotel. The cases was settled with terms favorable to the general contractor.
  • One of the Mid-Atlantic region's largest real estate brokerage companies in over 35 real-estate related lawsuits and administrative proceedings involving allegations of professional malpractice, fraud, negligence and/or breach of contract against the company and its real estate brokers/agents.
  • A multinational real estate services firm in connection with filing lawsuits for breach of management agreements.
  • Commercial landlords and tenants in lawsuits involving proper lease termination and lease interpretation.
  • A developer/commercial landlord in connection with filing suit for torts arising out of a gasoline spill.

Probate and Fiduciary Litigation

Select representations include:

  • An individual in trust litigation involving allegations of breach of duty in the management of their assets by the trustee. The case -- which involved a dispute between family members -- was dismissed with prejudice in favor of the individual client.
  • An individual petitioning the court for judicial probate of a foreign will in the face of allegations concerning undue influence and lack of competency.
  • A party petitioning the court to assume the role as successor guardian of property of her disabled partner in the face of vigorous opposition from family members of the disabled individual. The matter ended with the court granting the petition. 
  • A party petitioning the court to assume the roles of guardian of property and guardian of person of her disabled mother in the face of opposition from the disability trust. The court granted the petition. 
  • An estate valued in excess of $3 million and the personal representatives of the estate in a caveat proceeding challenging the validity of a will based on competency and undue influence.
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