Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP 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, Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP 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 rules
- 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 the client’s 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 Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP at or contact our Irvine or Westlake Village offices online.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.