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Defense of multiple parties in shareholder suits arising out of a merger
Defending in North Carolina Business Court and Texas State Court multiple former officers and directors of Consert, Inc., the company who acquired more

Multiple Representative Clients

Defended several shareholder derivative lawsuits against directors of publicly traded companies
Successfully obtained dismissals for directors of publicly traded companies in shareholder litigation asserting breach of fiduciary duty claims 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 Featured

Representative Client

Representation in federal and state grand jury investigations
Represented witnesses and potential targets in federal and state grand jury investigations; negotiated immunity and amnesty agreements. more
Representation of directors and officers in DOJ investigation
Defended directors and officers against U.S. Department of Justice investigation for criminal antitrust violations. more
Representation of beneficiary against securities broker
Represented beneficiary against securities broker for unauthorized trading and breach of fiduciary duty. more
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

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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
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
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
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

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