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Bradley R Aronstam

Ross Aronstam & Moritz LLP

Wilmington, DE, USA

Brad specializes in Delaware corporate law and represents clients in a variety of areas, including corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery where he began his legal career as a judicial law clerk.  In addition to his litigation practice, Brad frequently advises directors and special committees on internal investigations, corporate governance, and transactional issues. 

Chambers USA has named Brad as a leading Court of Chancery practitioner each of the last five years.  Most recently, Chambers USA 2016 recognized Brad “for his expertise in the corporate litigation space, handling a range of matters including M&A litigation and breach of fiduciary duty disputes.”  Chambers has also acknowledged Brad as “‘top-notch’” and "attract[ing] praise from observers as a ‘diligent and smart’ attorney" both as a litigator and in connection with his “frequent” work for “directors and special committees.”  In addition to Chambers, Brad is currently recognized in The Legal 500 US for his M&A litigation work and by Delaware Super Lawyers.

Brad has represented clients in many of Delaware’s marquee corporate cases in recent years, including In re Zale Corporation Stockholders Litigation; In re Kinder Morgan, Inc. Corporate Reorganization; The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. v. Wildrick; In re Complete Genomics, Inc. Shareholder Litigation; In re El Paso Shareholders Litigation; and In re CNX Gas Corp. Shareholders Litigation.  He also has advised directors or special committees of American International Group, Ascent Capital Group, Capital One Financial, Google and MoneyGram International, among other companies.

Brad frequently speaks and writes on Delaware corporate law issues.  Most recently, he spoke on Delaware law and M&A panels sponsored by the Corporate Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and the Business Law Section of the ABA.  Brad has additionally published articles in, among other publications, The Business Lawyer; Deal Points; The Delaware Law Review; Insights and The M&A Lawyer.

Brad also served as Co-Vice Chair of the ABA Task Force that delivered a report to Congress and the SEC on the delineation of governance roles and responsibilities of stockholders and directors in light of the then unraveling 2008 financial crisis. 

Following his clerkship, Brad practiced for five years at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in the firm's Securities and Corporate Governance Litigation Group in New York before returning to Delaware and becoming a founding partner of the firm.


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