Special Committee Representation

We represent committees of outside directors or other special committees, delivering independent legal advice in order to consummate a variety of special transactions involving major stockholders, management groups or other company affiliates. Our highly qualified and experienced lawyers regularly advise clients on a broad range of issues, from directors fiduciary responsibilities in considering and approving affiliate transactions, to assist regarding efficient and prudent transaction structure, to a myriad of issues under state and federal securities laws and state corporate laws that implicate the substance and process for achieving proper results in such sensitive situations. We also counsel outside committees on duties with respect to insolvent entities including assisting committees in analyzing potential legal claims. In providing these services, our experienced lawyers also are able to advice with our clients on the strategic aspects of a transaction, help that often provides value beyond pure legal services.