JAIME BARTLETT’s extensive trial experience informs strategy in her public company and individual representations in class actions, shareholder derivative, corporate governance litigation, civil fraud disputes and investigations in state and federal courts. Jaime is ranked by Chambers USA for Litigation: Securities in California (2023).
Shareholder Class Actions
Jaime has substantial experience representing companies and their officers and directors in shareholder class action litigation. Her representations have involved actions with complex circumstances and alleging billions of dollars in shareholder losses and include work on behalf of McKesson Corporation and its officers and directors, and the former officers and/or directors of SunEdison Corporation and X Corp. (formerly known as Twitter).
Director and Special Committee Representations & Investigations
Jaime regularly represents the boards of directors in fiduciary duty litigation. In recent years, she was part of the successful representation of the chair of a transaction committee accused of breach of fiduciary duty in a two-week bench trial in Delaware Chancery Court. Also recently, she defended members of a special committee alleged to have breached their fiduciary duties by issuing a dividend of super-voting preferred stock in a matter that settled on the eve of trial.
Jaime also regularly assists clients with investigations, including in response to regulatory inquiries from the Securities & Exchange Commission, and in connection with suspected employee fraudulent conduct.