Directors' and Officers' Liability


McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips advises corporate, individual and government clients concerning the fiduciary duties of directors and officers of corporations and others who have fiduciary responsibilities.  MVP's clients include people involved in banking, financial services, a broad spectrum of for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations.  MVP concurs with the old the truism that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure", and encourages clients to seek counsel before problems arise.

MVP has advised many clients and handled many lawsuits involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty of directors, officers and employees.  MVP served as one of the one of the principal law firms in the midwest representing the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) in litigation against directors, officers, and other professionals of banks and other financial institutions. In this role, MVP has obtained multimillion dollar jury verdicts, judgments and settlements.  At other times, MVP has represented defendants in actions against directors and officers, producing favorable outcomes for their clients.

Our attorneys employ a wide range of skills to serve the client's cause.  MVP's clients receive the beneficial combination of MVP's mastery of the law, exceptional investigative skills and instincts, and excellence in advocacy, both written and oral.



Byron A. Bowles, Jr.
Gregory T. Cook
Charles A. Getto