Matthew J. O'Toole is a shareholder and director of Stevens & Lee. He is based in the firm's Wilmington, Delaware office. His practice focuses on corporate and business transactions, particularly the structure and use of Delaware business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships (general and limited) and statutory trusts. He frequently provides third-party legal opinions concerning Delaware's General Corporation Law, Delaware's alternative entity statutes, the Delaware UCC and other applicable law.
Mr. O'Toole currently serves as a member of the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association. He also sits on the drafting committee responsible for the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act and the Delaware Revised Partnership Act. He is one of the principal drafters of the Delaware Revised Captive Insurance Company Act and serves on the legislative committee of the Delaware Captive Insurance Association.
Mr. O'Toole is co-author of Symonds & O'Toole on Delaware Limited Liability Companies, published by Wolters Kluwer Law & Business/Aspen Publishers. His articles on amendments to Delaware's corporate and alternative entity statutes and the Delaware UCC are published regularly in CSC's Delaware Laws Governing Business Entities, and he is author of the "Delaware Limited Liability Company Practice Guide," in State Limited Liability Company & Partnership Laws, published by Aspen Law & Business.
Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, J.D.
Fordham University, M.A., B.A., summa cum laude