Fiduciary Litigation

Experience

  • Fiduciary Representation

    Represented the Chapter 7 trustee appointed in the bankruptcy case filed by Caroline D. Wyly in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. This is one of the largest individual

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  • Fiduciary Representation

    Represented the post-confirmation plan administrator for a major league baseball franchise in claims administration and litigation that resulted in $268 MM plus litigation recoveries under the

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Overview

Fiduciary duty is the legal obligation one party has to act in the best interests of another party. This rather complex legal explanation can be made more simple with an example: Bob Smith gives $100,000 to his stockbroker to invest on Bob’s behalf. The stockbroker has a legal and moral obligation to invest that money with only Bob’s interests in mind.

The association between Bob Smith and his stockbroker is what’s called a fiduciary relationship, and it can come in many forms, including between employers and employees, between a trustor and a trustee, between an attorney and a client, and more.

If there is a breach in this relationship, the assistance of a fiduciary litigation attorney may become necessary in order to recover damages to which you may be entitled. Fiduciary litigation can include: