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James M. Yoch, Jr.

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Wilmington, DE, USA


Mr. Yoch practices primarily in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware with a focus on corporate litigation. Mr. Yoch has worked on matters involving corporate governance, valuation and appraisal, mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, indemnification and advancement, and stockholder requests for access to books and records. He also has experience in litigation involving expedited injunctive relief, trade secrets, intellectual property, and complex contractual disputes in the Court of Chancery.

During law school, Mr. Yoch served as Lead Executive Editor of the Journal of Law and Commerce and as a senior editor of JURIST. Mr. Yoch worked as a teaching assistant in the Legal Analysis and Writing program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Mr. Yoch also completed externships for the Honorable Joy Flowers Conti of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Honorable John T. J. Kelly, Jr., of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Distinctions

  • Order of the Coif
  • W. Edward Sell Award

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Member
  • Richard S. Rodney American Inn of Court, Associate

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Related Services

  • Corporate Counseling and Litigation

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Saint Joseph’s University, B.A., magna cum laude, English

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania

Clerkships

  • Honorable Donald F. Parsons, Jr., Vice Chancellor, Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware

Prior Employment

Prior to law school, Mr. Yoch worked as a consultant at a Fortune 500 information technology services company, where he helped implement global content and knowledge management systems.

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