Maintaining Standing: A California Case

Question Whether a director of a nonprofit public benefit corporation who brings an action on behalf of the nonprofit public benefit corporation can lose standing to pursue its claims if the director is not reelected during the litigation? Answer Yes. The statutory scheme and public policy considerations require a continuous relationship with the public benefit […]

Standing to Sue: Director who Resigns or is Removed

An appellate court in California held that a director of a California nonprofit public benefit corporation who had standing to sue the corporation and sue another director for self-dealing did not lose standing after she was removed. In Summers v. Colette, 2019 Cal. App. LEXIS 347, the court differentiated such circumstances from those of a […]