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David Ley Hamilton

Retired Partner

Tel: (302) 351-9207
Fax: (302) 425-3015

David is a partner in the Commercial Law Counseling Group.  As a respected senior member of the Bar with over 30 years experience in all business cycles, David’s advice and creativity have assisted many Fortune 1000, local, national and international organizations in their efforts to structure, negotiate and draft complex agreements and other instruments to meet immediate transactional needs, anticipate future uncertainties and take advantage of Delaware’s corporate and business laws.

David’s practice covers a wide spectrum of local, national and international transactional matters and client advice, including business acquisition agreements, major material supply agreements, employment matters, licensing, municipal finance and Delaware holding companies.

Active nationally in the American Bar Association, David is a member of the ABA Business Law Section’s Negotiated Acquisition Committee (Editorial Subcommittee for the Revised Model Stock Purchase Agreement) and Uniform Commercial Code and Legal Opinions Committees.  He was Delaware’s representative to the ABA Task Force on Adoption of Revised Article 9. Locally, he serves as a member of the Delaware Bar Association’s Uniform Commercial Code Subcommittee.

David is a chapter author of BNA’s Corporate Practice Series and of professional practice guides and articles.  He frequently delivers in-house seminars to counsel and clients who seek more effective ways to address transactional concerns in an increasingly challenging economic environment.

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T: (302) 658-9200    1201 North Market Street, 16th Floor, P.O. Box 1347, Wilmington, DE 19899-1347