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Directors & Officers Litigation

Trusted Advisor to the Board

​Our bankruptcy team has extensive experience advising board members on corporate governance issues when the companies they serve are insolvent or approaching insolvency. We routinely provide guidance to directors and officers regarding transactions consummated when the companies are in financial distress — helping our clients protect themselves from breach of fiduciary duty claims. 

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Our Experience

5+ Years

Nationally ranked in Litigation – Bankruptcy, U.S. News and Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" (2011 – 2017)

Case Study
Mintz represented the ad hoc committee in casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp.'s Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Mintz’s early summary judgment filing helped its clients settle with Caesars. ML Strategies helped to lobby Congress to oppose Caesars's proposed amendments to the Trust Indenture Act.
3 Members

Within the prestigious, invite only, American College of Bankruptcy

Our Approach

As trusted counsel to the board, we advise on solutions that protect directors and officers while keeping the company’s best interests in mind.

When Insolvency Moves to Bankruptcy

In the event where insolvency moves to bankruptcy, we represent directors and officers when they are targeted by creditor or trustee claims. We also have significant experience analyzing D&O insurance in the context of bankruptcy. And we can provide unique insight into structuring insurance so it's fully available to directors and officers in the event of a bankruptcy.

Additional Areas of Coverage
  • Fiduciary duty
  • Class actions
  • Fraudulent transfer/issues
  • Divesture of insolvent businesses
  • Distressed mergers and acquisitions
  • Multijurisdictional assets and operations

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Meet Mintz

Our attorneys help clients identify solutions that protect directors and officers while keeping the companies' best interests in mind.