Clancy's lawyers represent Boards, individual Directors, Officers and Executives in strategic transactions and disputes.
PAST EXAMPLES INCLUDE:
Successfully represented Delaware Corporation's Board of Directors in the merger of its best-in-class technology company into a leading industry services company. Created innovative solutions addressing potential conflicts of interest that arise for Founders who are also members of the Board.
Successfully represented the Board of Trustees of a $500 million pension fund throughout a federal lawsuit over a $30 million claim made by a self-described "renegade trustee," which included a multi-week federal trial resulting in a successful no-cause-of-action verdict for the trustees. Successfully argued for new legal standards related to fiduciary duties under federal pension law.
Successfully represented the members of the Board of Education of one of the country's largest cities against difficult allegations of misconduct made by prior Superintendent.
Clancy's lawyers are experienced in designing and enforcing internal compliance policies and programs, especially in relation to anti-fraud, anti-corruption and human resources issues.
PAST EXAMPLES INCLUDE:
Designed the anti-corruption compliance program for the nation’s leading job insurance provider in a heavily-regulated industry.
Was a key leader in the successful Civil RICO investigation and lawsuit over whether a high-profile executive official breached fiduciary duties and committed fraud in concert with other companies to obtain tens of millions of dollars in taxpayer funds.
Successfully represented Tier-1 automotive supplier in its internal investigation and resolution of major trade secret misappropriation issues in relation to another major automotive supplier.
Clancy's lawyers focus on federal litigation and are experienced in strategically handling important business and personal disputes ranging from allegations about contractual and financial issues, to employment discrimination and retaliation, to constitutional rights.
EXAMPLES OF FEDERAL WHITE-COLLAR, EMPLOYMENT, CLASS-ACTION AND RELATED MATTERS INCLUDE
Successfully represented two of the nation's leading companies (one pharmaceutical and one food/beverage) in their defenses against unsupported False Claims Act and Civil RICO claims, respectively.
Successfully represented one of the nation's leading aircraft companies in a class action over retiree benefits.
Represented numerous business persons in connection with questions or allegations of potentially federal and state criminal conduct.
Represented numerous businesses and executives in relation to allegations of employment discrimination and retaliation.
Successfully represented the Board of Trustees of a $500 million pension fund throughout a federal lawsuit over a $30 million claim made by a self-described "renegade trustee," which included a multi-week federal trial resulting in a successful no-cause-of-action verdict for the trustees. Successfully argued for new legal standards related to fiduciary duties under federal pension law (ERISA).
EXAMPLES OF CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND PRIVACY ISSUES INCLUDE:
Successfully represented citizens and led first phase of case against 2-time US Supreme Court clerk through appeal of critical Article III issue of "standing" (i.e., constitutional ability to bring suit) over First Amendment, Due Process, and other violations involved in US Department of Justice's misclassification of music fans as a gang.
Successfully defended government officers in the trial and appellate courts on Fourth Amendment issue relating to SWAT-team practices in relation to the service of a warrant upon a known dangerous felon.
Successfully defended local quasi-governmental facility against religious discrimination claims under the First Amendment.