Corporate & Business Entity Governance, Ethics & Compliance

Our Corporate & Business Entity Governance, Ethics & Compliance attorneys regularly advise members of boards of directors, the Board as a whole as well as senior executives and advisors on the full range of corporate governance, ethics and compliance issues, including:

  • Board and board committee evaluation and self-evaluation
  • Board committee structure and composition
  • Corporate governance best practices, including review and revisions of the corporate charter and bylaws
  • Duties of independent directors
  • Enterprise risk and risk management
  • Senior executive and director succession planning
  • Senior executive and director compensation policies

In addition, our Corporate & Business Entity Governance, Ethics & Compliance, Litigation and Crisis Management teams counsel boards, executives and officers on transactional and crisis management matters, such as:

  • Compliance issues under state and federal law
  • Conflict of interest matters
  • Contested takeovers and defense
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) inquiries and investigations
  • Government investigations and enforcement actions
  • Proxy contests
  • Say-on-pay planning and execution
  • Shareholder proposals
  • Special committee investigations

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Keith A. Krauss
Of Counsel

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Kathleen Barnett Einhorn

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