Successfully represented a regional agricultural supply cooperative in the defense of allegations that its directors committed ultra vires and oppressive acts against the plaintiff.
Representation of a former bank official in a band fraud investigation. After a 10-week jury trial, our client was acquitted on all nine charges, while the other four co-defendants were convicted of most charges they faced.
Representation of a Fortune 100 financial services institution in a shareholder derivative action against its directors alleging failure to adequately prepare for and respond to the residential foreclosure crisis.
Lead hearing and trial counsel for an information technology company in a shareholder action brought by two hedge funds claiming non-payment of more than $100 million in dividends and redemption payments for preferred shares, and seeking monetary relief along with receivership and dissolution of company.
Representation of the Special Litigation Committee of the board of directors of an insurance company in its investigation of shareholder derivative claims that attacked the fairness of the company’s merger with another entity and claimed excessive executive compensation.