Directors and officers coverage presents distinct challenges. Whether claim result from a stock offering, a merger, a restatement of earnings or other major event, they have the potential to cause any company substantial harm. D&O claims also tend to be highly complex and can take years to resolve. With extensive claims-handling experience and sharp analytical skills, Mendes can lighten the burden for Insurers facing high-stakes D&O matters, whether involving commercial corporations or financial institutions. We are adept at claims reporting, estimating reserves and applying coverage terms. Our lawyers frequently participate in settlement negotiations, and—with a respect for policy obligations—we work to conclude all claims on the most favorable terms for our clients.