Corporate directors and executive officers are under great scrutiny from shareholders, regulators and prosecutors and must exercise a high degree of care in conducting the affairs of a corporation. With every decision subject to intense examination, it is critical that directors and executive officers avail themselves of sound, experienced and independent legal counsel in undertaking their obligations and evaluating their legal and financial exposure in performing their duties.

Our Corporate Governance and Special Situations Group focuses on special matters that arise in the business environment where highly developed senior level skills from multiple disciplines are required.  In such situations, you will probably be facing a matter that requires an extremely focused lead counsel with highly developed leadership skills.  Our attorneys bring this focus and leadership to your problem, managing complex processes and assembling an experienced multi-disciplinary team that can react immediately to assist you in effectively addressing the situation.  We bring our strong experience in corporate governance, public company issues, Board committee affairs, governmental relations, public relations, business strategy, corporate law, litigation, employment, insurance, securities, accounting, tax, antitrust and white-collar crime to bear on these special situations.