DIRECTOR & OFFICER DEFENSE

We have the resources, expertise and experience to prosecute or defend claims against corporations and their officers and directors

Lawsuits against corporate officers and directors are on the rise, prompted in part by a challenging economic environment.  These director and officer liability actions, including derivative suits, pose challenges to corporate governance and can expose executives to personal liability.  Whether prosecuting or defending, it is critical to have an experienced legal team on your side.

O'Rourke has the resources, expertise and experience to prosecute or defend claims against corporations and their officers and directors, including:

  • Shareholder derivative

  • Shareholder oppression and business divorce

  • Breach of fiduciary duty

  • Fraud

  • Corporate waste

  • Usurpation of corporate opportunities

  • Trade secret misappropriation  

 

Our director and officer (D&O) liability practitioners best serve the client’s interests by bringing to the table a multi-disciplinary approach that combines both corporate and commercial litigation expertise.  Our corporate practitioners understand the full range of