Gregory W. Ladner

Director

302.651.7547
302.498.7701 (fax)
ladner@rlf.com
Gregory Ladner is a transactional attorney with a focus primarily on rendering advice on matters of Delaware law relating to Delaware limited liability companies, general partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships. Greg has been involved in rendering advice and legal opinions in connection with a wide variety of transactions, including investment fund transactions, joint venture transactions and structured finance transactions. His work also includes advising clients with respect to mergers, conversions and other structural changes involving partnerships and limited liability companies, as well as analyzing fiduciary duty and contractual interpretation issues.
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  • Represented Conflicts Committee of Access Midstream Partners, L.P. in connection with the acquisition of over $2.1 billion of assets from Chesapeake Corporation and the strategic investment in Access Midstream by The Williams Companies and Global Infrastructure Partners in December 2012
  • Represented the Conflicts Committee of Targa Resources Partners LP in connection with numerous transactions by which Targa acquired various assets from an affiliate of its general partner
  • Represented the Conflicts Committee of Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. in connection with a combination with its affiliate, Penn Virginia GP Holdings, L.P., that resulted in a simplification of its capital structure
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Gregory W. Ladner is a transactional attorney with a focus primarily on rendering advice on matters of Delaware law relating to Delaware limited liability companies, general partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships.

A director in the firm’s Limited Liability Company and Partnership Advisory Group, Greg has been involved in rendering advice and legal opinions in connection with a wide variety of transactions, including investment fund transactions, joint venture transactions and structured finance transactions. His work also includes advising clients with respect to mergers, conversions and other structural changes involving partnerships and limited liability companies, as well as analyzing fiduciary duty and contractual interpretation issues.

Greg has spoken at continuing legal education programs and has published articles concerning Delaware partnerships and limited liability companies. In law school, he was a member of the Villanova Law Review.

Experience

  • Represented Conflicts Committee of Access Midstream Partners, L.P. in connection with the acquisition of over $2.1 billion of assets from Chesapeake Corporation and the strategic investment in Access Midstream by The Williams Companies and Global Infrastructure Partners in December 2012
  • Represented the Conflicts Committee of Targa Resources Partners LP in connection with numerous transactions by which Targa acquired various assets from an affiliate of its general partner
  • Represented the Conflicts Committee of Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. in connection with a combination with its affiliate, Penn Virginia GP Holdings, L.P., that resulted in a simplification of its capital structure

Presentations

  • "ABA's LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Fall Committee Meeting," November 4, 2011
  • "American Bar Association's 2010 Annual Meeting," August 5, 2010
  • "ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Annual Spring Symposia," May 6, 2010
  • Widener Law School Symposium: Series LLC’s in Bankruptcy -- A Frank Discussion, April 16, 2012
  • American Bar Association’s 2009 Annual Meeting -- Panel Discussion concerning Series LLC’s, August 2, 2009

Awards

  • Chambers USA, since 2008
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
  • Best Lawyers’ Wilmington, DE Business Organizations Lawyer of the Year, 2016
  • Delaware Today Top Lawyer, Private Equity Law, 2014

Leadership

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, LLC's, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Committee, Limited Partnership Subcommittee, Chair

Education

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 1995
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1986

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 1995

Pro Bono Activities

  • Guardian ad Litem, Office of the Child Advocate

Experience

  • Represented Conflicts Committee of Access Midstream Partners, L.P. in connection with the acquisition of over $2.1 billion of assets from Chesapeake Corporation and the strategic investment in Access Midstream by The Williams Companies and Global Infrastructure Partners in December 2012
  • Represented the Conflicts Committee of Targa Resources Partners LP in connection with numerous transactions by which Targa acquired various assets from an affiliate of its general partner
  • Represented the Conflicts Committee of Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. in connection with a combination with its affiliate, Penn Virginia GP Holdings, L.P., that resulted in a simplification of its capital structure

Education

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 1995
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1986

Presentations

  • "ABA's LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Fall Committee Meeting," November 4, 2011
  • "American Bar Association's 2010 Annual Meeting," August 5, 2010
  • "ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Annual Spring Symposia," May 6, 2010
  • Widener Law School Symposium: Series LLC’s in Bankruptcy -- A Frank Discussion, April 16, 2012
  • American Bar Association’s 2009 Annual Meeting -- Panel Discussion concerning Series LLC’s, August 2, 2009

Awards

  • Chambers USA, since 2008
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
  • Best Lawyers’ Wilmington, DE Business Organizations Lawyer of the Year, 2016
  • Delaware Today Top Lawyer, Private Equity Law, 2014

Leadership

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, LLC's, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Committee, Limited Partnership Subcommittee, Chair