Capabilities
Securities Enforcement and Litigation

Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Fiduciary Litigation

We have represented parties in a variety of lawsuits in federal and state courts (most notably, the Delaware Chancery Court) related to mergers and acquisitions and corporate fiduciary-related issues.

Our matters have included takeover defense litigation, as well as litigation involving poison pills, auction processes, and go-shop and no-shop clauses.

We also have defended clients in merger and acquisition litigation against claims of, among other things, breaches of fiduciary duty, breaches of representations and warranties, fraud, and misrepresentations.

In addition, our attorneys have substantial experience with litigation involving Material Adverse Change (MAC) provisions in merger agreements and demands for access to corporate books, records, and other internal documents.

Our litigators consult with colleagues in the Corporate and Securities practice group to counsel clients during the mergers and acquisitions process in order to avoid or minimize litigation risk.

Perspectives

Why Putting Shareholder Interests First Is A Good Idea (pdf)

Securities Law360. Also ran in Banking Law360, Corporate Law360 and Mergers & Acquisitions Law360

Recognition

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers' "Best Law Firms" 2011-2016 for Securities Regulation

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers' "Best Law Firms" 2011-2016 for Securities Regulation

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers' "Best Law Firms" 2011-2016 for Securities Litigation

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers' "Best Law Firms" 2011-2016 for Securities Litigation

The Legal 500 US 2014-2016 for Securities: Shareholder Litigation

The Legal 500 US 2014-2016 for Securities: Shareholder Litigation

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