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Frederick H. Alexander


Tel: (302) 351-9228
Fax: (302) 425-4666

Rick is a member of the Delaware Corporate Counseling Group, which specializes in providing advice on corporate governance and transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and corporate control contests.  His work often involves counseling boards of directors and board committees, including special committees of directors appointed to negotiate mergers or other significant transactions.  He also provides formal legal opinions on issues involving Delaware corporate law and related matters.

Rick formerly chaired the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and the General Review Task Force of the ABA Committee on Corporate Laws.  He currently serves as Co-Chair of the ABA Task Force on Two Step Acquisitions and serves on the Planning Committee for the Tulane Corporate Law Institute.

Rick has been named as one of the ten most highly regarded corporate governance lawyers worldwide by The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers, Best Lawyers Delaware Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year and Delaware Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year.  He has been named as one of the 500 leading lawyers in the United States by the Lawdragon guide, and is listed in the top category for Delaware Corporate/M&A lawyers by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

He is the co-author of The Delaware Corporation; Legal Aspects of Organization and Operation 1-5th C.P.S. (BNA, 2014) and has written numerous articles, including The Multi-Jurisdictional Stockholder Litigation Problem and the Forum Selection Solution (Corporate Counsel Weekly, 2011); Responding to Unsolicited Takeover Offers (Conference Board,  2009), Power to the Franchise or the Fiduciaries?: An Analysis of the Limits on Stockholder Activist Bylaws (Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, 2008); and An Optimal Mix of Clarity and Flexibility (Delaware Lawyer, Spring 2008).

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