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Governance

Thompson & Knight regularly advises clients regarding board duties; committee structure; and governance laws, regulations, and best practices.

Overview

Thompson & Knight regularly advises clients regarding board duties; committee structure; and governance laws, regulations, and best practices.

Our governance team advises boards and management teams on all aspects of governance and oversight, including:

  • Fiduciary and other duties applicable to corporations, LLCs, and partnerships;
  • Fiduciary duties in M&A transactions and conflict-of-interest situations;
  • Board and board committee representation;
  • Special committees for litigation and for corporate and MLP transactions;
  • Internal investigations and whistleblower claims;
  • Corporate oversight and risk management, including cybersecurity;
  • Compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, stock exchange rules, and other legal requirements;
  • Incentive compensation plans and senior executive employment contracts; and
  • Insurance coverage and D&O policy analysis.
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Recognized for superior client service in The BTI Client Service A-Team 2019: The Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance for nine years in a row

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