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R. Judson Scaggs, Jr.


Tel: (302) 351-9340
Fax: (302) 425-3014

R.J. is a member of the Corporate and Business Litigation Group.  During his 25 years at Morris Nichols, he has concentrated his practice on the litigation of corporate law issues and business disputes. He defends corporate directors against breach of fiduciary duty claims and litigates challenges to mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations and other strategic corporate transactions.  His case load is focused heavily on class and derivative cases.  His work also includes a variety of corporate and alternative entity (partnerships, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships) disputes, including actions seeking inspection of books and records, indemnification of officers and directors, challenges to the election of directors, dissolution, liquidation, appointment of trustees and many others.

R.J. also has extensive experience in litigation concerning technology and license agreements, trade secrets, interference with contractual relations and other business torts.  He is an adjunct faculty member of the Villanova University School of Law, where he teaches advanced contract drafting, merger agreements and related topics.

R.J. is the Chairman of the Delaware State Bar Association’s Lawyer Assistance Committee, which assists Delaware lawyers affected by substance abuse, mental illness or other life issues.  He provides pro bono legal services through the Delaware Volunteer Legal Services Program.  R.J. was an officer in the United States Marine Corp. from 1981 to 1985.

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