Director And Officer Litigation

The law firm of Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP (BKCG) represents clients in Orange County and throughout the state in director and officer (D&O) litigation. Whether the claim for liability is made against a director of a private corporation or an officer in a public corporation, we have the sophisticated legal knowledge and trial skill necessary to successfully resolve our clients' concerns.

Our accomplished team of business litigation attorneys has garnered numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts for clients. Of equal or greater importance, BKCG has earned a highly respected reputation for vigorously and intelligently protecting our clients' interests. Multiple lawyers at our firm have achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating, AV Preeminent,* and have been selected for inclusion in California Super Lawyers magazine.

Addressing A Wide Array Of D&O Disputes

Within D&O litigation, we handle cases involving:

  • Abuse of influence claims
  • Breach of fiduciary duty, including self-dealing and fraudulent transfers
  • Business judgment rule
  • Excessive compensation claims
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Usurping corporate opportunities
  • Other disputes related to director or officer liability

Promptly Responding To Client Concerns

D&O litigation can be very demanding, and the success of a client's case can easily depend on how quickly and effectively his or her attorney responds to urgent situations. Our litigation team is committed to our clients' cases 24/7, and we are able to respond to critical concerns at a moment's notice.

To learn more about our services, or to arrange a consultation about director and officer litigation in California, call BKCG at 949-975-7500 or contact our Irvine office online.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.