Samuel A. Nolen is an experienced corporate litigator with extensive background in high-profile corporate control, M&A and director liability cases in the Delaware Court of Chancery and Delaware Supreme Court.
A director in the firm’s Corporate Department since 1986, Mr. Nolen joined Richards, Layton & Finger in 1980. He advises individuals, boards and management on corporate governance, transactional and control dispute issues. Mr. Nolen represents corporate and individual clients in derivative and class actions, fiduciary responsibility actions and other complex cases.
Mr. Nolen has appeared in many of the leading cases addressing these issues of corporation law and corporate governance in the Delaware Court of Chancery and Delaware Supreme Court, and has spoken on these issues at numerous symposia in the United States and abroad. He has authored or co-authored numerous articles on Delaware law and is co-editor of Delaware: Laws and Programs Affecting Business.
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