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“Direct Versus Derivative in Shareholder Litigation: Is It an Ad Hoc Inquiry?” Today’s General Counsel

Whenever a shareholder brings a claim involving the company’s officers and directors, the court must decide whether the shareholder is suing for harm suffered individually, and the claim is direct – or if the alleged harm is suffered by the company, and the claim is derivative. Distinguishing between direct and derivative claims, however, has become […]

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Jon Polenberg Co-Chairs Business Courts Task Force

Jon Polenberg, shareholder in our Business Litigation group, is co-chair of a new Florida Bar Business Law Section task force. Named “The Business Law Task Force” and co-chaired with retired 11th Circuit Judge Gill Freeman, the task force is taking a hard look at Florida business courts to see if the time is right for […]

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