Matthew D. Perri

Associate

302.651.7684
302.651.7701 (fax)
perri@rlf.com

Matthew Perri focuses primarily on litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court involving corporate governance, corporate control, fiduciary duties, contractual disputes, and other commercial disputes.

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  • Represented investors in limited partnerships on expedited fraud and dissolution claims relating to a control dispute, resulting in a mediation and a favorable settlement
  • Assisted in successful defense of directors of a public company in multiple courts against claims for breach of fiduciary duty relating to a more than $1 billion acquisition by a private equity firm
  • Successfully represented various private and public companies in books and records actions, including representing a private company against a large stockholder in a suit relating to an acquisition by a private equity company, in which trial was held just six business days after expedition was granted
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Matthew Perri focuses primarily on litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court involving corporate governance, corporate control, fiduciary duties, contractual disputes, and other commercial disputes.

While in law school, Matt was a member of the editorial board of the Virginia Tax Review and interned for the Orange County District Attorney's Office.

Experience

  • Represented investors in limited partnerships on expedited fraud and dissolution claims relating to a control dispute, resulting in a mediation and a favorable settlement
  • Assisted in successful defense of directors of a public company in multiple courts against claims for breach of fiduciary duty relating to a more than $1 billion acquisition by a private equity firm
  • Successfully represented various private and public companies in books and records actions, including representing a private company against a large stockholder in a suit relating to an acquisition by a private equity company, in which trial was held just six business days after expedition was granted

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., Political Science, Binghamton University, 2011

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 2014
  • United States District Court, District of Delaware, 2015

Practices

  • Chancery / Corporate Litigation

Experience

  • Represented investors in limited partnerships on expedited fraud and dissolution claims relating to a control dispute, resulting in a mediation and a favorable settlement
  • Assisted in successful defense of directors of a public company in multiple courts against claims for breach of fiduciary duty relating to a more than $1 billion acquisition by a private equity firm
  • Successfully represented various private and public companies in books and records actions, including representing a private company against a large stockholder in a suit relating to an acquisition by a private equity company, in which trial was held just six business days after expedition was granted

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., Political Science, Binghamton University, 2011