Spolzino Smith Buss & Jacobs LLP
Nancy Durand is a senior attorney with Spolzino Smith Buss & Jacobs, LLP, a multidisciplinary law firm based in White Plains, New York. Ms. Durand focuses her practice in the areas of litigation and appeals, corporate governance, and risk management. She also supervises the firm’s appellate practice, which is led by Robert A. Spolzino, a former Justice of the New York State Supreme Court and former Justice of the Appellate Division, New York’s intermediate appellate court.
In her corporate governance practice, Ms. Durand advises boards of directors regarding a broad range of issues, including directors’ fiduciary responsibilities, board and committee composition, senior executive succession planning, and best practices. She develops and conducts board training programs for her clients, and assists clients to develop and implement policies, procedures and processes for the operation of their business or programs. Ms. Durand also serves as external general counsel to several businesses and non-profit corporations. As general counsel, Ms. Durand partners with clients regarding their business or program initiatives to mitigate legal risks and ensure compliance with applicable laws.