Paul M. Altman

Director

302.651.7664
302.498.7701 (fax)
altman@rlf.com
Paul Altman is the chair of the firm’s Business Department and heads the Limited Liability Company and Partnership Advisory Group. His practice involves alternative entities, including partnerships and limited liability companies, and focuses primarily on the formation of private investment funds. An active member of the state and national bar, Paul serves on several committees related to alternative entity law. He is the co-author of Lubaroff & Altman on Delaware Limited Partnerships and often lectures on the subject of limited partnerships and limited liability companies at continuing legal education seminars.
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Paul M. Altman is the chair of the firm’s Business Department and heads the Limited Liability Company and Partnership Advisory Group. His practice involves alternative entities, including partnerships and limited liability companies, and focuses primarily on the formation of private investment funds.

An active member of the state and national bar, Paul serves on several committees related to alternative entity law. He is the co-author of Lubaroff & Altman on Delaware Limited Partnerships. Paul has also co-authored numerous journal articles and often lectures on the subject of limited partnerships and limited liability companies at continuing legal education seminars. In law school, Paul served as a case and comment editor of the Villanova Law Review.

Publications

  • Lubaroff & Altman on Delaware Limited Partnerships, Updated annually   View >
  • "Eliminating Fiduciary Duty Uncertainty: The Benefits of Effectively Modifying Fiduciary Duties in Delaware LLC Agreements," Business Law Today, February 2013   View >

Presentations

  • "IBA/ABA Private Investment Funds Conference," March 8, 2015
  • "ABA's LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Fall Committee Meeting," November 4, 2011
  • "2011 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting," April 14, 2011

Awards

  • Chambers USA
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Wilmington, DE Business Organizations Lawyer of the Year, 2017
  • Delaware Today Top Lawyer, Top Vote Getter, Private Equity Law, 2014
  • The International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers
  • Lawdragon
  • Super Lawyers

Leadership

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Committee responsible for drafting amendments to the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act and the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, Past Chair
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Commercial Law Section, Past Chair
  • American Bar Association, Committee on LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities, Editorial Board 
  • Joint Editorial Board on Uniform Unincorporated Organization Acts of the American Bar Association and the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, Past Chair

Education

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 1983
  • B.S., Lehigh University, 1980

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 1983

Education

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 1983
  • B.S., Lehigh University, 1980

Publications

  • Lubaroff & Altman on Delaware Limited Partnerships, Updated annually   View >
  • "Eliminating Fiduciary Duty Uncertainty: The Benefits of Effectively Modifying Fiduciary Duties in Delaware LLC Agreements," Business Law Today, February 2013   View >

Presentations

  • "IBA/ABA Private Investment Funds Conference," March 8, 2015
  • "ABA's LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Fall Committee Meeting," November 4, 2011
  • "2011 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting," April 14, 2011

Awards

  • Chambers USA
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Wilmington, DE Business Organizations Lawyer of the Year, 2017
  • Delaware Today Top Lawyer, Top Vote Getter, Private Equity Law, 2014
  • The International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers
  • Lawdragon
  • Super Lawyers

Leadership

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Committee responsible for drafting amendments to the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act and the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, Past Chair
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Commercial Law Section, Past Chair
  • American Bar Association, Committee on LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities, Editorial Board 
  • Joint Editorial Board on Uniform Unincorporated Organization Acts of the American Bar Association and the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, Past Chair