Fiduciary Duties in Closely Held Entities: Litigation Strategies for Plaintiffs and Defendants in Business Disputes
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide commercial business litigators with a game plan when litigating breach of fiduciary duties claims, focusing on causes of action, defenses, remedies, and proof. The program will discuss litigation strategies from the perspectives of plaintiffs and defendants.
- Causes of action
- Corporate governance
- Different entities
- Key defenses
- Proving the relationship
- Litigation strategies
The panel will review these and other critical issues:
- What are the most common theories supporting a claim for breach of fiduciary duty?
- What affirmative defenses should defendants consider?
- What remedies are available? What are the proof requirements?
Mr. Segal has extensive experience as a creditor’s rights and commercial litigation attorney. He has tried cases... | Read More
Mr. Segal has extensive experience as a creditor’s rights and commercial litigation attorney. He has tried cases involving complex federal statutes on behalf of financial institutions and commercial real estate companies. Additionally, he served as the manager for all Chapter 11 bankruptcy litigation in nine states and the District of Columbia. As a former Baltimore City Assistant Solicitor, Mr. Segal provided sophisticated legal analysis of transactional documents including health provider contracts, HIPAA and privacy law compliance documents; construction contracts; and vendor contracts.Close
Ian M. Williamson
Mr. Williamson concentrates his litigation practice on commercial and shareholder disputes. He has litigated... | Read More
Mr. Williamson concentrates his litigation practice on commercial and shareholder disputes. He has litigated numerous cases involving shareholder disputes; breaches of statutory and common law fiduciary duties; usurpation of corporate opportunities; unfair and oppressive conduct by those in control of business entities; medical practice breakups; alleged violations of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements; and various business torts. He also advises clients on business entity formation and maintenance, and drafts agreements among shareholders, members, or partners that clarify and preserve the parties' rights and responsibilities with respect to their ownership interests. He has published several articles on fiduciary duty litigation in business disputes.Close