View of buildings along 11th Street at sunset in downtown Wilmington, DelawareFox Rothschild is pleased to announce that, effective June 11, it will merge with Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC, a 23-attorney firm with robust practices in bankruptcy, commercial litigation and real estate. The merger with the Chicago-based firm will also deepen Fox’s capabilities in Wilmington, with the addition of counsel Johnna Darby and partner

By order dated April 16, 2018, the Delaware Supreme Court has amended Delaware Supreme Court Rule 14(g)(i).  The amendments allow parties to cite to cases in Fastcase, a legal research system that members of the Delaware State Bar Association can access for free.  This is in addition to Westlaw and Lexis, which were already contemplated

The Honorable Joseph R. Slights, III was formally sworn in as the Court of Chancery’s newest Vice Chancellor on March 28, 2016.  Vice Chancellor Slights replaces former Vice Chancellor John W. Noble, who retired from the bench in February 2016.  Vice Chancellor Slights previously served a 12 year term as a Judge with the Delaware

Delaware, a state often considered an incorporation “mecca” with its favorable tax laws, preeminent business court and unified body of corporate law, has recently enacted a controversial statute that may call the state’s corporation-friendly reputation into question. On June 11, 2015, the Delaware General Assembly approved legislation to effectively prohibit fee shifting bylaw provisions in

On March 2, 2016, the Court of Chancery announced the appointment of Morgan Zurn as a Master in Chancery.  The Masters adjudicate cases assigned to them by the Court and play an important administrative role in ensuring that the Court handles its case load in a timely manner, particularly in the sensitive areas of trusts