Shareholder & Corporate Disputes

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September 4, 2017

If you serve as an officer or director of a corporation, you may be exposed to liability for a transaction with the corporation if you derive personal benefit. Whenever an officer or director stands to personally gain in a transaction with the corporation that he or she serves, there exists a conflict of interest. This is known as an “interested director transaction” and may include:

  • contracts between a corporation a...

August 21, 2017

As a minority shareholder in a corporation who lacks decision-making power, what action can you take to protect your rights and interests when those in control are engaged in fraud, mismanagement or other wrongful behavior?

Under certain circumstances, you can seek to involuntarily dissolve the corporation and even possibly induce the majority shareholders to buy you out for more than you could get by selling your minori...

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"I know I can rely on them in this complex area of law to take care of my client when I need this expertise."

— Brian Davidoff,  Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP

Shareholder dispute litigation is a specialized and highly complicated area of the law.  It’s imperative to have a litigator at your side that understands the law and has extensive expertise in this arena.


The attorneys in our Shareholder and Corporate Disputes Practice Group litigate complex disputes involving privately held corporations, LLCs and other related entities.  These disputes cover a myriad of issues relating to corporate management and operations, ranging from governance issues, the disputed direction of the company and compensation paid to principals, to the suppression of the rights of minority owners, buyouts, breaches of contract and fiduciary duty, fraud and other torts.

Shareholder and Corporate Disputes Practice Group
Robert Heller, Group Leader

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New decision in California Court of Appeal: Conditions under which an attorney may represent the insiders in a derivative lawsuit by the company. Read More...

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Contact: Robert Heller, Leader, Shareholder and Corporate Disputes Practice Group  310.255.6125 
1888 Century Park East, Suite 1500 Los Angeles, CA  90067      H sdeadin
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