Corporate Transactions and Governance

Bancroft offers strategic consulting and legal advice on governance practices for the modern publicly-held corporation.  Viet D. Dinh is a recognized expert in corporations law who teaches Corporate Governance at Georgetown University Law Center.  He also has hands-on experience as a corporate director and, most significantly, as Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of News Corporation.  Professionals at Bancroft have extensive experience in advising and guiding businesses and board members, and they have been heavily involved in all aspects of corporate governance compliance and investigations.

The firm’s practice includes providing outside general counsel services, and its clients range from Fortune 500 companies to their boards and independent directors.  The firm has prepared and defended complaints to the SEC and advised clients on corporate board policies, and has represented board members facing both special committee and government investigations into company dealings.  The Bancroft team can also help individuals and corporations comply with legal requirements and craft appropriate governance policies and procedures.