Jennifer Veet Barrett

Associate

302.651.7622
302.498.7622 (fax)
barrett@rlf.com
Jennifer Veet Barrett focuses her practice primarily on transactional matters involving Delaware corporations, including entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and recapitalizations. Prior to joining the Corporate Advisory Group, Jennifer’s practice involved transactional and commercial litigation in the Delaware Supreme Court and Court of Chancery in the Firm’s Corporate Litigation Group. In law school, Jennifer was a member of Temple’s International and Comparative Law Journal. Prior to entering law school, she worked as a certified public accountant in the Assurance and Business Advisory Services group at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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  • Advised a public multimedia company in connection with its conversion from a public corporation to a public limited liability company 
  • Advised the special committee of a public entertainment company in connection with a transaction to enable the company to access its net operating losses
  • Advised a limited liability company in connection with its conversion to a Delaware corporation and its subsequent initial public offering 
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Jennifer Veet Barrett focuses her practice primarily on transactional matters involving Delaware corporations including entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and recapitalizations. Prior to joining Richards, Layton & Finger's Corporate Advisory Group, Jennifer's practice involved transactional and commercial litigation in the Delaware Supreme Court and Court of Chancery in the Firm's Corporate Litigation Group.

In law school, Jennifer was a member of Temple’s International and Comparative Law Journal. Prior to entering law school, she worked as a certified public accountant in the Assurance and Business Advisory Services group at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
 

Experience

  • Advised a public multimedia company in connection with its conversion from a public corporation to a public limited liability company 
  • Advised the special committee of a public entertainment company in connection with a transaction to enable the company to access its net operating losses
  • Advised a limited liability company in connection with its conversion to a Delaware corporation and its subsequent initial public offering 

Publications

  • "Words that Matter: Considerations in Drafting Preferred Stock Provisions," Business Law Today, January 2014   View >
  • "Delaware Courts May Award Expectation Damages for a Breach of an Obligation to Negotiate in Good Faith," Business Law Today, October 2013   View >
  • "Drafting a Mandatory Put Provision for Preferred Stock after ThoughtWorks," Business Law Today, January 23, 2012   View >
  • "What To Do About Informational Conflicts Involving Designated Directors," The Practical Lawyer, April 2011   View >
  • "Loyal to Whom? Recent Delaware Decisions Clarify Common Stockholders Are Primary Beneficiaries of Directors' Fiduciary Duties," Deal Lawyers, May-June 2010   View >

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Temple University School of Law, 2006
  • B.S., summa cum laude, King's College, 2000

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware

Pro Bono Activities

  • Guardian ad Litem, Office of the Child Advocate

Experience

  • Advised a public multimedia company in connection with its conversion from a public corporation to a public limited liability company 
  • Advised the special committee of a public entertainment company in connection with a transaction to enable the company to access its net operating losses
  • Advised a limited liability company in connection with its conversion to a Delaware corporation and its subsequent initial public offering 

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Temple University School of Law, 2006
  • B.S., summa cum laude, King's College, 2000

Publications

  • "Words that Matter: Considerations in Drafting Preferred Stock Provisions," Business Law Today, January 2014   View >
  • "Delaware Courts May Award Expectation Damages for a Breach of an Obligation to Negotiate in Good Faith," Business Law Today, October 2013   View >
  • "Drafting a Mandatory Put Provision for Preferred Stock after ThoughtWorks," Business Law Today, January 23, 2012   View >
  • "What To Do About Informational Conflicts Involving Designated Directors," The Practical Lawyer, April 2011   View >
  • "Loyal to Whom? Recent Delaware Decisions Clarify Common Stockholders Are Primary Beneficiaries of Directors' Fiduciary Duties," Deal Lawyers, May-June 2010   View >