Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Attorneys for Claims Involving Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Our attorneys represent business entities and their shareholders, directors, officers, and partners in claims and disputes involving an alleged breach of fiduciary duty in Louisiana’s state and federal courts. We have years of practical experience that provides an understanding of Louisiana’s duty of care statutes and case law. Our clients include corporate entities and individuals in the public and private sectors. We provide timely, cost-effective representation whether your interests have been harmed by a breach by an officer or partner, or you need to defend yourself against breach of fiduciary duty allegations.
Recent Experience Highlights
Favorable Settlement in Complex Litigation Involving LUTPA and Non-Competition Agreement
Where we started: A national sales company retained us to represent it in a suit that involved unfair trade practices and violation of a non-compete agreement of its former employee. The suit was brought against its major competitor, who hired its former employee. Our roadmap: We engaged in aggressive motion practice to include requests for injunctive relief and tailored our discovery to address the salient issues in this complex litigation. Resolution: Our well-developed plan and knowledge of complex business matters resulted in a favorable settlement for the client.
More Details about Claims Involving Breach of Fiduciary Duty
The scope of a fiduciary duty that is owed may depend upon whether the claim involves a corporation, a partnership, or another type of business entity. Generally, officers must be faithful to the company, avoid self-dealing, and act as a reasonably prudent person.