Elected Member

Blake Rohrbacher

Richards, Layton & Finger, PA
Wilmington, DE
Education
Yale University
Yale Law School

Blake Rohrbacher is director of Richards Layton & Finger, where he focuses his practice on litigation as well as advisory and transactional matters relating to Delaware corporations and alternative entities. He litigates corporate control, governance, M&A, fiduciary, statutory, and contractual disputes in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Delaware Supreme Court, and he 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, having 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.

Mr. Rohrbacher was appointed by then-Chancellor Strine to the Court of Chancery Rules Committee. He is a frequent speaker on topics of Chancery litigation and Delaware corporate law. He has been recognized in Benchmark Litigation, Super Lawyers, and Chambers USA.

The author of numerous other publications, Mr. Rohrbacher is a contributing author to 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. In law school, he served as executive editor of TheYale Law Journal.

 
Areas of Expertise
Corporate Law (Commercial Law)