Sustainability & Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Advisory Practice
Business leaders face greater pressure to increase their organizations’ resilience while simultaneously addressing social issues of importance to stakeholders. Our advisory practice helps companies navigate the legal, business and political ramifications of developing and implementing ESG initiatives. We advise on matters such as stakeholder engagement, corporate governance, crisis management, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, diversity and inclusion, ethics and compliance.
Dave Curran Discusses Importance of Corporate Governance With Reuters
April 13, 2022
Sustainability & ESG Advisory Practice Co-Chair Dave Curran discussed corporate governance and other ESG topics in a Reuters article published on April 13. The article, “General counsels & ESG: Range of skills needed to help corporate leaders navigate challenging terrain,” discusses the crucial role chief legal officers play in the context of an evolving ESG landscape. In particular, Dave noted that an effective governance framework is paramount. While many lawyers have traditionally focused on litigation and dealmaking, “the middle, between transactions and litigation, is where all the action is,” Dave noted. “And the middle is the thing that the companies’ in-house counsel are concerned about.”