"The firm quickly assesses and provides guidance on contractual and governance matters at a reasonable expense and at a moment's notice." 


Bilzin Sumberg's Corporate Group advises boards of directors, special committees and management teams of publicly-traded and privately-held companies on corporate governance best practices and the rapidly evolving regulations imposed on corporations and other entities by Congress, the Securities and Exchange Commission, stock exchanges and other regulatory agencies and the various States. Additionally, through continuous monitoring of policies and potential changes in policies, as well as seminal opinions, our team helps clients interpret and act upon rules, regulations, and interpretations from the Securities and Exchange Commission, stock exchanges, and other regulatory agencies, as well as rulings by influential courts throughout the United States.

Our Corporate Governance services include, among others:

  • Crafting corporate governance compliance programs, standards and codes of business conduct and ethics
  • Advising clients on board composition, structure and requirements
  • Drafting board and committee charters
  • Counseling clients on fiduciary duties and responsibilities of directors and officers
  • Representing special committees in connection with corporate governance disputes and related matters
  • Advising clients on compliance with disclosure, certification and related requirements under federal securities laws and stock exchange rules
  • Forming and operating special committees in connection with securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and other material transactions
  • Assisting clients with unsolicited stockholder proposals and proxy contests
  • Assisting clients on responses to regulatory inquiries and investigations
  • Guidance on director and officer limitation of liability, indemnification and insurance matters
David M. Seifer
Practice Group Leader, Corporate & Finance
Jose Sariego
Nathaniel G. Dutt
Of Counsel
Alexandra Haller
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