Business Divorces

Corporate leadership means planning for the future and facing challenges as they arise. We support, prepare and protect you every step of the way.


Krevolin & Horst’s unique blend of personal attention and cross-practice service within corporate and financial law and complex commercial litigation position our firm to guide corporate officers, Boards of Directors and other key business leaders in the challenging and visible role of managing and growing their organizations. We offer oversight and guidance in strategic planning as well as crisis management and deep arbitration and trial experience in matters of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, lack of corporate governance and shareholder disputes.

Unlike the layered staffing of very large firms, our attorneys provide their clients with direct access to nimble and efficient teams with creative, proactive advice and a 75% win rate. We are comfortable in the board meeting, the courtroom, arbitration and before the bench.

Service Highlights

Strategic Planning

  • Crisis management
  • Strategic operations

Directors & Officers’ (D&O) Liability

  • Allegations of misrepresentation
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Competitor’s customers poaching
  • Fraud
  • Intellectual property theft
  • Lack of corporate governance
  • Misrepresentation of company assets
  • Misuse of company funds
  • Noncompliance with workplace laws
  • Regulatory actions
  • Securities litigation

Shareholder Disputes and Business Divorces

  • Business Divorces resulting from the owners, partners or members of a closely held businesses being in conflict
  • Direct shareholder claims, often made by minority shareholders, including fraud, conspiracy, breach of statutory duties, and breach of confidential relationship
  • Derivative shareholder claims, including breach of fiduciary duties, business torts, fraud, wrongful sale of corporate control, breach of statutory duties, breach of confidential relationship, and conspiracy

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