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Kenneth J. Nachbar


Tel: (302) 351-9294
Fax: (302) 425-3013

Ken is a member of the Corporate and Business Litigation Group. His practice focuses on cases involving mergers and acquisitions, control contests and shareholder class and derivative actions.  He also advises corporate clients and boards of directors with respect to litigation and transactional matters including structuring of corporate transactions, defensive mechanisms and representation of special negotiating committees and special litigation committees.

Ken has participated as lead or co-counsel in many of the seminal cases involving Delaware corporate law, for clients such as The Dow Chemical Company, 3M Company, Barclay’s Bank Delaware, FedEx Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Allergan, Inc., Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. and KFC Corporation.  Ken has also advised special committees of the boards of companies such as Ralph Lauren Corporation, TripAdvisor, Inc., Massey Corporation and MoneyGram International, Inc.

Ken is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.  He has been recognized annually since 2002 in Chambers USA where he is ranked in the top band of Court of Chancery litigators.  Clients and peers describe him as “a terrific Chancery Court lawyer” who has a “tremendous effect on the courts in Delaware.”  He “has the rare combination of a substantive command of the law and the ability to get up there and effectively argue cases.”  “You know you must bring your ‘A’ game when you are against him.”

He was named a Delaware Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation, was named 2015 Delaware Lawyer of the Year for Bet-the-Company Litigation by The Best Lawyers in America®, and has been recognized as a leading Delaware litigator in Super Lawyers–Delaware, LawDragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America and numerous other ratings publications.

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