Officer and Director Representation

Officers and Directors of financial institutions and corporations against whom claims are made by shareholders, governmental authorities or others often must have representation by counsel independent of the institution or corporation itself.

With greater scrutiny given to decisions and oversight by Boards of Directors and Officers under more recent legislation and developments, Richman Greer has developed a practice representing individuals regarding such claims.

Featured Experience

1The firm represented two independent directors of one of the world’s largest banana producers, which company was alleged to have engaged in illegal payments to alleged foreign terrorist organizations located in Colombia in violation of the Alien Torts Claims Act.
2Three directors of a Portuguese based bank in the defense of director liability claims by an accounting firm which had been sued for accounting malpractice related to a claim for hundreds of millions of dollars for failing to catch fraudulent factory activities during their audit.