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Corporate Governance

Kramer Levin’s Corporate Governance group advises companies and directors on corporate governance compliance, enforcement and disclosure issues. With a high level of partner involvement, our Corporate Governance team counsels clients in the following areas:

  • Director duties, including governance, oversight and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, related party transactions, and change-of-control situations
  • Composition of boards and committees
  • Development and implementation of governance standards 
  • Audit committee duties, including auditor relationships
  • Compliance with securities laws as well as rules of the New York Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq Stock Market, and other exchanges and markets
  • Director and officer (D&O) insurance coverage and related issues
  • Executive compensation matters
  • Fund director issues, including director duties, conflicts, trading issues and compliance matters
  • Issues specific to distressed businesses and companies emerging from bankruptcy
  • Special committee investigations
  • Regulatory inquiries, investigations and enforcement actions
  • Defense of boards, committees and their members in litigation, government investigations and regulatory enforcement actions

Our Corporate Governance team includes lawyers with long-term experience serving as directors of public companies that run the gamut from smaller enterprises to S&P 500 companies. We bring this critical real-world experience as well as our transactional and litigation experience to bear when advising on corporate governance matters.