Michael B. Tumas is immediate past chair of the firm’s Executive Committee as well as a past chair of the Corporate Group. He concentrates his practice in the area of corporate law with specific emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, issues of internal governance, and commercial transactions involving Delaware corporations and other business entities. Michael’s practice often involves counseling boards of directors and special committees of boards of directors regarding their duties, fiduciary and otherwise. In addition, he advises clients with respect to responding to unsolicited acquisition proposals, stockholder activist approaches and other preparedness matters, board governance and other corporate law matters. Michael also has extensive experience in representing both sellers and buyers in negotiated acquisitions of divisions, assets and businesses.