Our governance practice helps clients succeed by understanding their businesses and focusing the myriad of legal issues through a lens of practical, strategic legal advice.  Womble Bond Dickinson’s [governance practice] counsels NYSE- and NASDAQ-listed corporations and privately held and non-profit organizations on the full range of governance issues, including:

  • board and committee structure; 
  • fiduciary duties;
  • conflicts of interest;
  • risk oversight;
  • special committee investigations;
  • board and executive succession planning;
  • board evaluation process;
  • shareholder activism and engagement;
  • shareholder meetings and proxy advisors;
  • regulatory and listing requirements and compliance; 
  • proxy contests; and
  • tailored “best practices.”