CHAMBERS USA QUOTES A CLIENT AS SAYING,"The Delaware Counsel Group is a well-regarded group noted for its high quality counsel to national and international clients and recognized for its highly adept work in complex transactions. The firm is comprehensive in its advice and client service, and its awareness of our business goals is exceptional."
The Delaware Counsel Group LLC (“DCG” or the “Firm”) exclusively represents Delaware corporations and alternative entities in complex national and international business transactions and corporate-governance-related issues with a Delaware connection. The Firm is regularly called upon to render Delaware opinions and corporate-governance advice that is relied upon by businesses and regulatory agencies around the world.
DCG is the only option in Delaware, other than the handful of large law firms, that has the sophistication to handle significant legal transactions. The Firm’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, venture capital firms, private equity firms, mutual funds, trust companies, boards of directors and the management of alternative entities.
This webinar is co-produced by West LegalEdCenter™ and part of the "Corporate & Regulatory Compliance Bootcamp" series. It will feature Rafael Zahralddin-Aravena (Elliott Greenleaf); Ryan McLeod (Watchtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz); Gregory Kilpatrick (McGuire...read more
The Delaware Counsel Group Certified As A Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) By The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) For 6th Straight Year
The WBENC certification affirms that DCG is woman-owned, operated and controlled. It is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the U.S. and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs. As the only woman-owned practice in Wilmington,...read more
Ms. Habbart And The International Bar Association To Present Published Due Diligence M&A Guidelines In Rome This Fall
For over 12 months, Ms. Habbart, in collaboration with other prominent lawyers around the world, contributed to the new IBA Corporate and M&A Law Committee Legal Due Diligence Guidelines. The new guidelines provide useful and practical guidance on advising buyers...read more
Ms. Habbart is set to present at the annual International Network of Boutique Law Firm annual meeting in Rome this October. She was featured in an article by Delaware Law Weekly. The article can be found here.read more
In Zayo Group, L.L.C. v. Latisys Holdings, L.L.C., C.A. No. 12874-VCS (Oct. 26, 2018), a buyer sued a target for breaches of representations and warranties contained in a stock purchase agreement. During the drafting of the terms of the stock purchase agreement, the...read more
In Lexington Services Ltd. v. U.S. Patent No. 8019807 Delegate, L.L.C., C.A. No. 2018-0157-TMR (Oct. 26, 2018), a Maltese company owned a patent that was subject to a security interest. In accordance with its rights under the applicable security agreement, the secured...read more
PARENT OF THE GENERAL PARTNER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR GENERAL PARTNER’S BREACHES OF THE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT.
In Wenske v. Blue Bell Creameries, Inc., C.A. No. 2017-0699-JRS (Nov. 13, 2018), following the discovery of bacterial contamination in their ice cream products, a limited partnership suspended production and distribution of its dairy products and paid a fine due to...read more
In Domain Associates, L.L.C. v. Shah, C.A. No. 12921-VCL (Aug. 13, 2018), a member was expelled from a member-managed LLC and argued that the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the “LLC Act”) required the LLC to pay him the fair value of his member interest. The...read more
According to Chambers, “This small but highly respected firm focuses exclusively on corporate and alternative entity work. Praised by clients for its warm, inclusive style, the compact team advises clients on a number of both national and international transactions. The international market is of increasing importance to the firm, as it offers advice on Delaware law to foreign companies.”
According to Chambers, the “extremely intelligent” Ellisa Opstbaum Habbart is lauded for, “always trying to find the best solution for her client; she doesn’t just take a point to take a point, she gets the big picture. She is able to provide accurate, timely, relevant and strategic advice. Ellisa has an excellent listening capacity and is attentive to her client’s needs.”
According to Chambers, “clients say, “Ellisa’s responsiveness, pragmatism, and practicality really stand out. She is very knowledgeable, her opinions are thorough and accurate, and she is personable and easy to work with.””
According to Chambers, “This team focuses exclusively on providing advice on Delaware-specific corporate issues and alternative entities to both national and international clients. This, along with its commitment to fostering strong client relationships, has helped it establish a notable reputation.”