Directors and Officers Liability

Lynch, Gilardi & Grummer has successfully defended corporate officers and directors in organizations ranging from entrepreneurial startups and nonprofit homeowners associations to well-established midsized companies. Cases handled by the firm include securities misrepresentations, due diligence and reasonable inquiry standards as well as the enforcement of acceptable standards of conduct for volunteer directors in associations.

This practice group has extensive experience handling claims of fraud, misrepresentation, negligence and breach of fiduciary obligation, including fund mismanagement, failure to enforce governing documents and violations of the Davis-Stirling Act.

The firm's expertise in alternative dispute resolution (ADR), which uses mediation or arbitration whenever possible in an effort to avoid the high costs associated with going to trial, helps clients achieve cost-effective alternatives to litigation.