WLA Corporate Governance Practice Group

board and committee composition including board diversity, leadership structures and oversight of risk management, as well as board functions and duties including reviewing bylaws and guidelines, committee charters, codes of ethics and other governance-related materials designed to comply with legal and regulatory requirements and best practices.

Strategies for managing risk, complying with legal requirements, communicating with shareholders, and preparing for known uncertainties evolve constantly.

regulatory compliance and investigations, risk management, executive compensation, crisis management, and contextual benchmarking of board practices.

We work with you and your board of directors to avoid problems and resolve those that arise. We combine deep regulatory and industry knowledge with extensive experience in government relations, litigation, internal investigations, and securities law compliance to provide a comprehensive and holistic approach to problem solving.

Our areas of work include

Business combinations
Business ethics and anti-corruption
Crisis management
Dispute resolution and litigation
Employment and labor, including employee benefits and executive compensation
Insurance, including director and officer indemnifications
Internal investigations
M&A
Professional negligence
Regulation and investigations
Related party transactions
Reputation and defamation protection
Risk advisory
Securities, regulation and enforcement
Shareholder engagement
Special committees