We want to assure our clients that Matthews, Shiels, Knott, Eden, Davis & Beanland, LLP is prepared to continue our operations during this public health crisis, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are currently working in our offices and in the event of an office closure or other disruption, we are equipped to work remotely in a technologically secure environment. We look forward to continuing to serve you and we wish safety and good health to everyone.


Daniel A. Knott – [email protected]
Robert L. Eden – [email protected]
Robert J. Davis – [email protected]
Misti L. Beanland – [email protected]
Marlene D. Thomson – [email protected]

Commercial Litigation

Matthews, Shiels, Knott, Eden, Davis & Beanland, L.L.P. represents a wide variety of corporations and partnerships, providing advice and representation by way of negotiation, civil litigation proceedings, alternative dispute resolution, and mediation arbitration. The Firm represents its clients in numerous matters relating to commercial litigation, including the breach of or disputes regarding commercial contracts; purchase and sale of assets, equipment or other lease agreements; banking and financing litigation, including secured/unsecured enforcement and recovery, multi-party creditors’ disputes, asset recovery and tracing, and disputes regarding various security, financing or trade instruments such as guaranties, bonds and letter of credit; disputes respecting various forms of business organizations such as shareholder agreements, joint ventures, partnerships, distribution, agency or other such agreements.

The representation by the Firm in commercial litigation matters extends not only over a broad range of legal issues, but also includes a diverse client base. The Firm’s clients include small, family-run operations, and also Fortune 500 companies. Regardless of the size of the client or the magnitude of the dispute, the attorneys at Matthews, Shiels, Knott, Eden, Davis & Beanland, L.L.P. work diligently to provide quality legal services at a reasonable cost.

The following attorneys handle Commercial Litigation for the Firm: