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Tammy L. Mercer

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Wilmington, DE, USA

Tammy's practice primarily involves corporate litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery, including disputes about mergers and acquisitions, going private transactions, proxy contests, valuation and appraisal issues, indemnification and advancement proceedings and stockholder access to books and records. She also has experience litigating disputes involving alternative entities and other business matters in the Court of Chancery, including disputes involving non-competition agreements and related trade secret claims. In addition to her litigation practice, Tammy also advises clients on matters relating to Delaware corporate law. She has appeared on public television station WHYY to discuss current Delaware corporate issues and is member of the firm's Business Development Committee.


  • Order of the Coif
  • Brenda Joan Ruggiero Memorial Scholarship, Recipient
  • Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy, Recipient

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Rodney Inn of Court, Member
  • Delaware Office of the Child Advocate, Volunteer Attorney
  • Villanova Law Review, former staff writer and Associate Editor


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
  • Kutztown University, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware

Prior Employment

  • Prior to attending law school, Tammy worked as paralegal and a Risk Manager in the legal department of a large pharmaceutical company.

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