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Bayard, P.A.

Chancery

2 ranked lawyersBand 3DelawareUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

A reputation for excellence in the Delaware corporate litigation Bar. Handles a range of cases including contests for corporate control, challenges to M&A and stockholder class and derivative actions. Experienced acting in both lead and Delaware counsel roles. Acts on behalf of trusts, limited partnerships and LLCs, along with other business entities from a broad range of industries.

Strengths

One client lists the team's strengths as "subject matter knowledge of corporate law and the practical application of this body of law."

Another source describes the group as "skilled advocates both in motion practice and, importantly, at trial."

Interviewees comment that the firm is "high quality, efficient, flexible and attentive."

Work highlights

Served as lead counsel to Wilmington Trust Company in connection with litigation concerning the governance of 15 Delaware statutory trusts.

Notable practitioners

Practice group cochair Peter Ladig has a wealth of knowledge in corporate litigation. His experience includes access to books and records requests and breach of fiduciary duty claims.
"An expert in Delaware corporate and alternative entity law."

Stephen Brauerman is cochair of the firm’s corporate litigation group and offers extensive experience acting in complex disputes before the Court of Chancery. He handles a range of commercial disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty actions, contract disputes and IP concerns.
"A skilled oral advocate who has earned real credibility with the court; he is thorough and persuasive."

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Overview

The Delaware Court of Chancery is the preeminent state court in the nation for the adjudication of corporate matters, given Delaware’s reputation as a forum of choice for incorporations and the creation of alternative business entities such as limited liability companies, statutory trusts, and limited partnerships.

Bayard Corporate Litigation attorneys:

  • have broad experience in all types of business litigation matters in Delaware courts and federal courts.
  • have expertise in corporate litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery.
  • have handled numerous types of corporate governance cases, including contests for the control of boards of directors; corporate election disputes; stock appraisal cases; stockholder class and derivative actions alleging breaches of fiduciary duty; proceedings involving the rights of preferred stockholders and debt holders; and expedited proceedings for the inspection of corporate records.

Chancery

Bayard, P.A.

firm
Location

600 N. King Street

Suite 400

Wilmington

Delaware

USA

DE 19801

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Delaware

Chancery


Peter B Ladig
Band 3
Stephen B. Brauerman
Band 3