Elisa Erlenbach Maas

Director

302.651.7776
302.498.7776 (fax)
maas@rlf.com
Elisa Erlenbach Maas provides advice and legal opinions in connection with matters involving Delaware limited partnerships, general partnerships, and limited liability companies. She regularly handles transactions involving some of the world’s largest banking institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and billion-dollar private equity funds.
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Elisa Erlenbach Maas provides advice and legal opinions in connection with matters involving Delaware limited partnerships, general partnerships, and limited liability companies. She regularly handles transactions involving some of the world’s largest banking institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and billion-dollar private equity funds.

Elisa advises clients on investment fund, joint venture, structured finance, preferred securities, and cross-border transactions. She also provides counsel with regard to governance, operations, mergers, acquisitions, conversions, and dissolutions of Delaware partnerships and limited liability companies. Elisa is a frequent speaker on issues concerning these Delaware entities.

Publications

  • "Eliminating Fiduciary Duty Uncertainty: The Benefits of Effectively Modifying Fiduciary Duties in Delaware LLC Agreements," Business Law Today, February 2013   View >

Presentations

  • "Business Entities 2016 Update," February 17, 2016
  • "Rubenstein-Walsh Seminar on Ethics and Professionalism," February 5, 2016
  • "Default Fiduciary Duties in LLCs: An Update," September 22, 2015
  • "Choice of Entity - 2015 Update," February 17, 2015
  • "LLC State Law: Comparative Analysis and Draft-Arounds," December 3, 2014
  • "2014 LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Institute," October 16, 2014
  • "Delaware: The "Go-to" Forum for Global Business," September 7, 2014
  • "2014 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting," April 10, 2014
  • "Limited Liability Entities: 2014 Update," March 24, 2014
  • "Business Entities: 2014 Update," February 18, 2014
  • "2013 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships," July 10, 2013
  • "ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting," April 4, 2013
  • "Limited Liability Entities: 2013 Update," March 22, 2013
  • "Choice of Entity - 2013 Update," March 15, 2013
  • "Choice of Entity - 2013 Update," February 22, 2013
  • "National Association of Public Pension Attorneys 2012 Legal Education Conference," June 26, 2012
  • "Limited Liability Entities: 2012 Update," April 10, 2012
  • "2012 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting," March 22, 2012
  • "Choice of Business Entity - 2012 Update," February 28, 2012
  • "Hot Topics on Delaware Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships," October 11, 2011
  • "LLC Opinion Letters: Minimizing Preparer Liability Risks," June 21, 2011
  • "Limited Liability Entities: 2011 Update," March 17, 2011
  • "Choice of Business Entity - 2011 Update," February 17, 2011
  • "ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting," April 22, 2010

Awards

  • Chambers USA, 2016

Education

  • J.D., Cornell Law School, 1999
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 1999

Pro Bono Activities

  • Read-Aloud Delaware, Inc., Board Secretary
  • Guardian ad Litem, Office of the Child Advocate

Education

  • J.D., Cornell Law School, 1999
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996

Publications

  • "Eliminating Fiduciary Duty Uncertainty: The Benefits of Effectively Modifying Fiduciary Duties in Delaware LLC Agreements," Business Law Today, February 2013   View >

Presentations

  • "Business Entities 2016 Update," February 17, 2016
  • "Rubenstein-Walsh Seminar on Ethics and Professionalism," February 5, 2016
  • "Default Fiduciary Duties in LLCs: An Update," September 22, 2015
  • "Choice of Entity - 2015 Update," February 17, 2015
  • "LLC State Law: Comparative Analysis and Draft-Arounds," December 3, 2014
  • "2014 LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Institute," October 16, 2014
  • "Delaware: The "Go-to" Forum for Global Business," September 7, 2014
  • "2014 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting," April 10, 2014
  • "Limited Liability Entities: 2014 Update," March 24, 2014
  • "Business Entities: 2014 Update," February 18, 2014
  • "2013 LLCs, LPs and Partnerships," July 10, 2013
  • "ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting," April 4, 2013
  • "Limited Liability Entities: 2013 Update," March 22, 2013
  • "Choice of Entity - 2013 Update," March 15, 2013
  • "Choice of Entity - 2013 Update," February 22, 2013
  • "National Association of Public Pension Attorneys 2012 Legal Education Conference," June 26, 2012
  • "Limited Liability Entities: 2012 Update," April 10, 2012
  • "2012 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting," March 22, 2012
  • "Choice of Business Entity - 2012 Update," February 28, 2012
  • "Hot Topics on Delaware Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships," October 11, 2011
  • "LLC Opinion Letters: Minimizing Preparer Liability Risks," June 21, 2011
  • "Limited Liability Entities: 2011 Update," March 17, 2011
  • "Choice of Business Entity - 2011 Update," February 17, 2011
  • "ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting," April 22, 2010

Awards

  • Chambers USA, 2016