When a crisis unfolds, HBS offers calm and trusted counsel to help you navigate sensitive issues successfully and resolve legal matters so you can get back to business as usual.
When businesses, governments, and organizations encounter crises that threaten their well-being, Hall Booth Smith’s Crisis Management Strategic Team is essential for averting disaster and protecting the enterprise.
Our team works alongside executives, in-house counsel, boards of directors, public relations professionals, marketing and sales staff, elected officials, government leaders, and other key stakeholders to help them manage and navigate crises as they unfold.
With 24/7 accessibility and responsiveness, our highly skilled team is led by seasoned professionals with government, military, corporate, and communications experience to handle any crisis situation.
We work with each client to understand the facts and circumstances of the crisis and develop a strategic plan with proactive actions to minimize legal risk, financial exposure, and reputational damage. We also help clients develop communications and public relations strategies that protect their image as we work to defend their legal rights.
HBS attorneys have extensive experience in handling crises including active shooter and workplace violence, data breaches and cybersecurity events, trucking and other transportation accidents, coronavirus matters, opioid and prescription drug complaints, employee disputes and rogue actions, and class action litigation.
We also represent clients in government investigations, regulatory actions, office raids, corporate criminal and white collar crimes, and inquiries by the U.S. Department of Justice, Offices of the Inspector General (OIG), Government Accountability Office (GAO), Federal Election Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and many other federal, state and local governments or agencies.