Heyman Enerio Gattuso & Hirzel LLP

Chancery Department

Current View:

This content is provided by Chambers. Learn more about our methodology

What the team is known for Respected litigation boutique that covers the full range of corporate and commercial disputes. The firm has particular expertise in the business divorce of corporations, limited liability companies and other entities. Possess expertise handling a broad range of commercial disputes in the Court of Chancery, including securities litigation, breach of fiduciary duty and derivative actions. Also able to represent clients in books and records actions and appraisal litigation.

Strengths An interviewee says: "It is a very good firm that achieves fantastic results."

Work highlights Acted on behalf of Richard Anicetti, a former director, in a breach of fiduciary action involving The Fresh Market.

Notable practitioners

Kurt Heyman predominately focuses on complex derivative and coverage actions for a respected clientele of corporate entities and directors. Sources say: “He is pragmatic in providing legal advice, well prepared for oral argument and works extremely hard to provide outstanding service for his clients.”

Patricia Enerio is noted for her expertise handling complex litigation including breach of fiduciary duty, advancement and dissolution actions. She represents a variety of clients in the Court of Chancery, including large corporate organizations and directors.

Samuel Hirzel is sought out by clients for his expertise in corporate litigation, and is particularly noted for his strengths in books and records, business divorce cases and appraisal actions.