“It’s pretty remarkable what they are able to do. They can litigate against firms of any size and be successful.”

– Chambers USA 2016

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.

Recent published decisions include:

Schneiderman v. North Shores Board Of Governors, Inc., 2009 WL 4252699 (Del. Ch.)
Stockman v. Heartland Industrial Partners, L.P., 2009 WL 2096213 (Del. Ch.)
San Antonio Fire & Police Pension Fund v. Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 2009 WL 4351698 (Del. Ch.)
Four Seasons Resort Estates Homeowners Association Limited v. Hotel Equity Fund V, LLC, et al. C.A. NO. 4998-VCL
Amsdell Holdings I, Inc., et al. v. U-Store-It, L.P., C.A. NO. 5038-VCL
F. Barron Fletcher, III, et al. v. Home Organizers, Inc., C.A. NO. 5042-VCS

Our Team

Stephen B. Brauerman


Sara E. Bussiere


Elizabeth A. Powers


Peter B. Ladig


Brett M. McCartney

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