Cozen O’Connor’s team of Fiduciary Litigation attorneys offers both domestic and international acumen in representing and protecting the interests of individuals and families and corporate entities, including banks and trust companies. With over 825 attorneys in 31 offices across two continents, Cozen O’Connor provides the highest quality counsel and representation in sophisticated matters pertaining to all aspects of fiduciary responsibilities and conflicts.
WHAT WE DO
Our fiduciary litigation group represents clients in negotiations, settlements, and trials on all matters pertaining to the proper administration of estates, trusts, powers of attorneys, guardianships, health care decisions, and assets. We provide advice for both big-picture and day-to-day administration, including:
Will, estate, trust, guardianship, power of attorney, health care decision, and incapacity contests
Validity and interpretation of wills and trusts
Undue influence claims
Breaches of fiduciary duty and trustee removal and surcharge actions
Fiduciary duty issues for corporations, partnerships, trusts, professionals, and other entities and individuals
Charitable trust administration and disputes
Pre-dispute resolution on all matters
Petition for instructions, reformations, and modifications of existing trusts
WHY OUR FIRM
International Reach and Resources, Deep Local Roots
Individuals, families, and businesses have complex planning and representation needs. Our Fiduciary Litigation Group offers sophisticated, comprehensive services for our clients, including providing counsel on compliance and responsible administration of fiduciary duties. When litigation is necessary, our tenacity, creativity, and attention to detail are second to none.
Thanks to Cozen O’Connor’s rare combination of experience across practice areas related to fiduciary litigation and our deep bench of seasoned attorneys throughout North America, individual and corporate clients alike can be assured that all aspects of protecting their assets and concerns are addressed directly by veteran attorneys with decades of relevant legal experience. No matter how complex the matter at hand, our firm provides the deft representation our clients need and deserve.
Fiduciary responsibilities are part of an ongoing relationship that continues long after the ink is dry on paperwork. Cozen O’Connor helps ensure our clients’ success by advising on best practices for compliance, working to swiftly resolve disputes, and pursuing legal and financial remedies as needed.