The private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) industries are major forces behind the pace of high-growth business today, including disruptive business models and technologies that are changing the world. These activities also expose PE and VC firms to particularly challenging risks. With decades of experience working with these sectors, you can trust Woodruff Sawyer to manage and mitigate your risks across your firm, at your portfolio companies and wherever you’re doing business.
Among our specialty areas are portfolio company shareholder disputes, intellectual property disputes, tricky M&A transactions, employment disputes, and increasing regulatory scrutiny in the US and abroad. We know your business, and this, combined with our expertise in insurance, securities litigation, corporate governance and claims, enable us to bring you comprehensive and customized solutions. We leverage our deep insurer relationships and continually refine our approach as the litigation and regulatory environment evolves to provide clients the best insurance options possible. In fact, our personalized approach to client relationships is unique in this industry and is a key reason why clients who choose us stay with us for the long term.
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