Complex litigation, evolving causes of action, Internet/privacy, defamation, employment issues and a myriad of other exposures make the determination of coverage under various insurance coverage forms a challenging process. We have been assisting clients with the interpretation of insurance policies for over 25 years including D&O, E&O, CGL, EPL, Fiduciary, Property, Business Interruption and manuscript policies. We also assist clients in reviewing their insurance program, negotiating appropriate coverages, as well as drafting and revising coverage wordings and endorsements.
Some business issues cannot be resolved between business people. Whether it be minority shareholder issues, former employees soliciting clients, oppression remedies, environmental orders, tax litigation, negligent advice or any of the host of problems that face business management, we have the experience and ability to assist businesses in resolving these issues in an efficient and effective manner. Based on our experience, we are able to provide flat fee or a fixed budget for representation.
Accounting professionals are facing increased exposure. Audit, tax, conflicts, independence and a host of other evolving issues combined with the tumultuous economy and growing public expectations are resulting in increased complaints and claims against accounting professionals. Michael Girard has been assisting accounting professionals defend their reputations since 1993. Girard Counsel works with accounting professionals to defend litigation, rectify potential tax issues and respond to discipline proceedings.