ESOP Litigation: Recent Cases, Legal Theories, Prohibited Transactions, Disputes Involving Service Providers

November 29, 2023 at 1:00pm2:30pm (EDT)

Senior partner, David Johanson will guide counsel on procedures and fiduciary responsibilities in ESOP sales transactions, review recent court rulings, and offer tactics for handling litigation involving ESOPs. David Johanson will discuss best practices in satisfying fiduciary duties in ESOP transactions, legal issues that arise, and lessons learned from recent cases to defend against and minimize litigation.

We will review these and other key issues:

  • Recent ESOP litigation, including new theories of liability
  • Critical steps during an ESOP transaction to  avoid litigation risks
  • Handling ESOP litigation and pitfalls to avoid, including important privilege issues in the evidentiary record for an ESOP transaction