Blake Rohrbacher




Blake Rohrbacher is a “complete superstar” (The Legal 500), an “excellent advocate,” and a “go-to number-one on complex Chancery Court disputes” (Chambers USA).

Blake focuses his practice on litigation, as well as advisory and transactional matters, relating to Delaware corporations and alternative entities.  Described as “a genius, the best writer in Delaware” (The Legal 500), Blake litigates corporate control, governance, M&A, fiduciary, statutory, and contractual disputes in the Delaware courts.  He also advises corporate boards and board committees regarding governance, fiduciary duties, and mergers and acquisitions.  He has particular expertise in Delaware law regarding nonprofit and nonstock corporations.

“A fantastic litigator” who is “on top of the case from the beginning to the end,” “extremely good on his feet,” and “able to think five steps ahead” (Chambers USA), Blake serves on the Court of Chancery Rules Committee by appointment of the chancellor.  He served on the drafting subcommittee responsible for the 2010 nonstock amendments to Delaware’s General Corporation Law.  He also assisted in drafting the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act.  In 2023, Blake was appointed to the Lawyers Advisory Committee of the Judicial Council of the Third Judicial Circuit.

Some of Blake’s first-chair litigation representations include Oracle, Boeing, BlackBerry, Papa John’s, theBalm Cosmetics, Standard General, AmTrust Financial Services, Quiznos, AssuredPartners, KKR & Co., Fox News Network, Banco Santander, RBC Capital Markets, Synchronoss Technologies, US Mobile LLC, Verdesian Life Sciences, 24 Hour Fitness, Riverstone National, Caraustar Industries, Dentons, Roper Technologies, and Verizon.

A frequent writer and speaker on topics of Chancery litigation and Delaware corporate law, Blake is co-editor of The Delaware Law of Corporations and Business Organizations, a co-author of Delaware Nonstock Corporations, a co-author of Fundamentals of Corporate Governance: A Guide for Directors and Corporate Counsel, and a co-author of The Practitioner’s Guide to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act.  He is also the author of Delaware Uniform Citation, published by the Litigation Section of the Delaware State Bar Association.


Corporate & Chancery Litigation
Corporate Transactions
Corporate Governance
Mergers & Acquisitions
Special Committees & Investigations