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William J. Haubert

Richards Layton & Finger PA
Wilmington, DE, USA

WILLIAM J. HAUBERT is a Director in the Corporate Transactions Department in the law firm of Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Haubert received his B.S. from Villanova University, summa cum laude, and his J.D. from Cornell University, cum laude. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Haubert was a Law Clerk to then Vice Chancellor William B. Chandler, III, in the Delaware Court of Chancery. Over the years, Mr. Haubert has lectured on Delaware corporate law topics at numerous conferences and has had several articles published, including "What You Don't Say Can Hurt You: Delaware's Forthright Negotiator Principle," 22 Insights 2 (February 2008); "Drafting Merger Agreements and Counseling Merger Parties: Lessons from IBP, Inc. v. Tyson Foods, Inc.", 10 The Corporate Governance Advisor 16, January/February 2002; "Delaware Court Expounds on Director's Duty in Granting Section 203 Waiver", 9 The Corporate Governance Advisor 25, January/February 2001; "Valuation of Securities in a Revlon Context", 12 Insights 7 (April 1998); "Election of Directors by Written Consent:  Hoschett v. TSI Int'l Software, Ltd." 4 The Corporate Governance Advisor 14 (Nov./Dec. 1996); "Disparate Treatment of Shareholders in a Merger", 28 The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation 133 (1995); "Debt Restructuring Rules Favor the Insolvent", 10 Journal of Taxation of Investments 300 (1993); and "Abstentions and Broker Non-Votes in Delaware", 7 Insights 36 (Dec. 1993).  He is a member of the Delaware State and American Bar Associations, was named in the Chambers USA (2007-2011) listings of leading Delaware Corporate/M&A practitioners, was named in the Best Lawyers in America (2009-2012) for corporate law and was named in Super Lawyers (2010-2011) for corporate law.

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