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Catherine G. Dearlove

Catherine G. Dearlove

Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.

Wilmington, DE, USA


Catherine G. Dearlove focuses her practice on representing Delaware corporations, their directors and other constituencies in corporate litigation, including shareholder class actions and derivative suits, contested shareholder elections, and similar matters. Catherine also regularly counsels Delaware corporations and their directors on corporate governance and fiduciary duty issues outside of litigation. Her clients include large publicly traded and privately held corporations as well as emerging-growth companies.

In addition, Catherine has represented special committees formed to conduct internal investigations, including stock option backdating investigations and investigations of alleged corporate wrong-doing. She has advised special committees charged with considering mergers or other fundamental corporate transactions, as well as audit and compensation committees.

Catherine has published articles relating to corporate governance in a number of journals, including the University of Miami Business Law Review and the Stanford Journal of Law Business and Finance, and has lectured on corporate law and governance issues.

Professional and Community Activities
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Corporate Governance Committee, Governance of Non-Corporate Entities Subcommittee Chair
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Business Law and Litigation Sections
  • Delaware Museum of Natural History, Advisor 2012-present, Trustee 2008-2011

Professional Recognition
  • Chambers USA, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Benchmark Litigation, 2013, 2012
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2013

Pro Bono Activities

  • Mothers2Mothers International, Inc., 2008-present
  • Guardian ad Litem, Office of the Child Advocate, 2006-present

Education
  • J.D., with distinction, Stanford Law School,1994
  • B.S.F.S., magna cum laude, GeorgetownUniversity, 1991

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 1994
Catherine G. Dearlove is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Recent Developments in Delaware Law - Delaware Law Developments 2017: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Monday, July 24, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Recent Developments in Delaware Law - Recent Developments in Delaware Law, Monday, July 24, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Recent Developments in Delaware Law - Recent Developments in Delaware Law, Monday, July 24, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Recent Developments in Delaware Law - Recent Developments in Delaware Law, Monday, July 24, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Delaware Law Developments 2017: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Thursday, August 03, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Delaware Law Developments 2018: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Thursday, May 24, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Delaware Law Developments 2018: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Thursday, May 24, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Delaware Law Developments 2018: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Thursday, May 24, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Delaware Law Developments 2018: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Thursday, May 24, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Delaware Law Developments 2018: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Thursday, May 24, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Delaware Law Developments 2018: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Thursday, May 24, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Delaware Law Developments 2018: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Thursday, May 24, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Delaware Law Developments 2018: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Thursday, May 24, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Delaware Law Developments 2018: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Thursday, May 24, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Delaware Law Developments 2018: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know, Thursday, May 24, 2018, Boston, MA
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