Change of Control Agreements
Negotiate change of control agreements, provide advice regarding existing provisions, and litigate executives’ rights to change of control benefits.
Compensation and Equity Agreements and Disputes
Litigate contract disputes for executives, including claims for unpaid severance, bonuses, commissions, change of control benefits, and equity rights.
Director and Officer Liability Defense
Defend executives accused of fiduciary duty breaches, code of conduct and statutory violations.
Executive Employment Agreement
Review and negotiate executive employment agreements, compensation and equity agreements, and severance agreements.
Investigation of EEO and Code of Conduct Claims
Represent executives under investigation for alleged code of conduct and EEO complaints, and conduct neutral investigations on behalf of Boards and equity groups.
Non-Competes, Non-Solicits and Restrictive Covenants
Advise executives regarding non-compete, non-solicitation and other restrictive agreements, defend executives accused of breaching same, and seek to nullify same.
Qui Tam Litigation
Represent clients in connection with claims arising out of the False Claims Act and other whistleblower statutes.
Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and FCPA Claims
Represent executives in connection with alleged Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other similar claims.
Review and negotiate severance and separation agreements.
Trade Secret Theft
Represent executives accused of stealing or transferring an employer’s trade secrets.
Represent executives in remedying retaliation taken following reporting of illegal corporate conduct.
Represent executives in asserting claims arising out of termination of employment contrary to applicable laws or contracts.