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Patricia O Vella

Wilmington, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Patricia Vella acts on a broad spectrum of corporate matters. These include transactional work with household-name clients.
"She provides reliable and practical advice." "She is a leader in the Delaware Bar."
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Patricia regularly provides advice on corporate governance matters and a variety of corporate transactions for publicly traded and privately held corporations. Patricia is often called upon to advise on mergers and acquisitions, financings, asset sales and other significant transactions.

Her work includes structuring complex transactions and often involves counseling boards of directors and board committees on their fiduciary duties and the technical aspects of Delaware corporate law.

As a member of the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association she participates in the annual review of, and preparation of amendments to, the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL).

Career

Law Clerk to the Honorable Randy J. Holland, Delaware Supreme Court (1996-1997)

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, Business Law Section (Mergers & Acquisitions Committee, Subcommittee on Acquisitions of Public Companies (Co-Chair)): American College of Governance Counsel (Board of Trustees, Secretary); Delaware State Bar Association (Council of the Corporation Law Section)

Publications

Co-edited the ABA publication The Role of Directors in M&A Transactions: A Governance Handbook for Directors, Management and Advisors.

Personal

Villanova University School of Law (JD, magna cum laude, 1996); Executive Editor, Villanova Law Review; University of Delaware (BS, magna cum laude, 1992)

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Patricia O Vella

Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

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1201 North Market Street

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