Directors & Officers Litigation
Trusted Advisor to the Board
Our bankruptcy team has extensive experience advising board members on corporate governance issues when the companies they serve are insolvent or approaching insolvency. We routinely provide guidance to directors and officers regarding transactions consummated when the companies are in financial distress — helping our clients protect themselves from breach of fiduciary duty claims.Share Awards
7 bankruptcy attorneys in the Boston, New York, Los Angeles and San Diego offices recognized (2023)
Legal 500 United States
Ranked Tier 1 within Restructuring, including Bankruptcy: Municipal (2022)
American College of Bankruptcy
2 Members within the prestigious, invite only, American College of Bankruptcy
Nationally ranked in Litigation – Bankruptcy, U.S. News and Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" (2011 – 2023)
Within the prestigious, invite only, American College of Bankruptcy
As trusted counsel to the board, we advise on solutions that protect directors and officers while keeping the company’s best interests in mind.
In the event where insolvency moves to bankruptcy, we represent directors and officers when they are targeted by creditor or trustee claims. We also have significant experience analyzing D&O insurance in the context of bankruptcy. And we can provide unique insight into structuring insurance so it's fully available to directors and officers in the event of a bankruptcy.
- Fiduciary duty
- Class actions
- Fraudulent transfer/issues
- Divesture of insolvent businesses
- Distressed mergers and acquisitions
- Multijurisdictional assets and operations
What Our Clients Are Saying
Client, Director, Global Asset Manager
Client, Portfolio Manager, Privately Held Firm
Our attorneys help clients identify solutions that protect directors and officers while keeping the companies' best interests in mind.