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Representation of former CEO and Board chair in SEC investigation
Defended former chief executive officer and Board chair against SEC and audit committee investigations alleging securities fraud. more
Represented fiduciary in DOJ investigation for mail, wire, and honest services fraud.
Defended fiduciary against U.S. Department of Justice investigation for honest services, mail and wire fraud. more
Investigations and civil lawsuits for former directors and officers
Representing former directors and officers in numerous investigations and civil lawsuits brought by the FDIC as receiver for failed financial more
Representation of president and chief executive officer in DOJ investigation
Represented president and chief executive officer of federally insured financial institution in DOJ investigation for financial fraud and subprime more
Representation of majority trustees in breach of fiduciary duty matter
Represented majority trustees of charitable trust organization against co-trustee for breach of fiduciary duty and wrongful conversion of trust funds. more
Representation of company and executive officers in California Attorney General investigations
Defended directors and officers against California Attorney General investigation for civil and criminal antitrust violations. more
Representation of chief financial officer in SEC investigation
Defended chief financial officer against SEC in securities fraud investigation alleging accounting fraud, backdating options, and improper revenue more
Directors and officers litigation for state-chartered banks
Successfully represented former directors and officers of state-chartered banks in litigation brought by the FDIC as receiver. The matters settled more
Representation of former Board of Directors chair and president in DOJ investigation
Defended former Board of Directors chair and president against U.S. Department of Justice for criminal fraud and unauthorized lending practices. more
Representation of director and officer in securities fraud investigation
Defended director and officer against SEC in securities fraud investigation alleging accounting fraud and backdating stock options. more

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Directors & Officers Litigation

Experience Highlights

Defense of breach of fiduciary duty claims and pursuit of insurance coverage for directors and officers of high-technology company and related investment funds
Defended former directors and officers of high-technology company and related investment funds against breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and other more
Directors and officers litigation for affiliated companies of a bankrupt manufacturer
Represented the directors and officers and affiliated companies of a bankrupt manufacturer of communications towers in defense of an action by the more
Breach of fiduciary duty claims for directors and officers of a senior living facility
Represented directors and officers of a publicly traded company managing senior living facilities in a derivative action asserted by minority more
Securities class action for a national specialty retailer
Successfully defended a national specialty retailer and its directors and officers in a securities class action. more

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