Jeffrey R. Wolters

Partner

(302) 351-9352 T
(302) 498-6215 F

Jeff has worked with hundreds of public and private companies in Delaware.

Jeff is a member of the Delaware Corporate Counseling Group, which focuses on corporate transactions.  He provides counseling on all Delaware law aspects of a transaction, and his work often involves advising boards of directors and board committees, including independent committees appointed to negotiate mergers or other significant transactions such as those in which directors or large stockholders may have a conflict of interest.  Jeff also provides formal legal opinions on Delaware corporate law and related matters.

He has worked with hundreds of public and private Delaware companies over the years on matters ranging from routine corporate questions to M&A transactions, proxy contests and independent committee matters, including matters for such companies as Acxiom, Benchmark Capital, Berkshire Hathaway, Comcast, Ford Motor Company, Gilead Sciences, Google, Lam Research, Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc., VantagePoint Capital Partners and The Williams Companies.

He was named a leading Delaware Corporate/M&A attorney in Chambers USA in 2014 and 2015.  Jeff has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2010.  He frequently speaks at legal conferences such as American Bar Association meetings and Practising Law Institute conferences, and is also presents on Delaware corporate law at law firms and law schools. He has taught courses on Corporate M&A at Villanova University Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School.

News

Chambers USA 2015 Ranks 23 Morris Nichols Attorneys and 4 Practice Groups Among the Best in Delaware

Wilmington, DE (May 19, 2015) – The 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranked Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP as a Band 1 law firm in the Delaware categories for Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Chancery, Corporate M&A & Alternative Entities, and Intellectual Property. Twenty-three... Continue Reading

28 Morris Nichols Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015

Wilmington, DE (August 18, 2014) – Twenty-eight attorneys from Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell were selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 50,000 attorneys. Two partners received special recognition as 2015 Delaware Lawyer of the... Continue Reading

Chambers USA 2014 Names 21 Morris Nichols Attorneys and 4 Practice Groups as Best in Delaware

Wilmington, DE (May 23, 2014) – The 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business today ranked twenty-one Morris Nichols’ attorneys and four practice groups as best in Delaware.  Chambers annually conducts in-depth interviews of commercial users of legal services to assess the strengths and reputations... Continue Reading

2014 Chambers USA Directory Ranks 21 Morris Nichols Attorneys as 'Leaders in their Field"

Wilmington, DE (March, 2014) – The Firm congratulates its 21 attorneys who will be included in the 2014 Chambers USA “Leaders in their Field” legal directory by Chambers & Partners. Several practices and lawyers are recognized in more than one area. Delaware A Gilchrist Sparks III, Chancery & Corporate /M&A Derek... Continue Reading

28 Morris Nichols Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America 2013

Wilmington, DE (August 31, 2012) – 28 Morris Nichols attorneys have been named to The Best Lawyers in America 2013 in twenty two practice areas. Morris Nichols lawyers were selected for outstanding reputations and distinguished work in their practice areas based on a confidential peer-review survey of the top attorneys in the country,... Continue Reading

Jeffrey Wolters Featured Speaker at Practising Law Institute Seminar: Going Private 2012: Doing the Deal Right

2.23.2012
by Jeffrey R. Wolters in New York, NY

Wilmington, DE  (February 27, 2012)  – Jeffrey Wolters, Morris Nichols Corporate Law Counseling Group partner, served as a faculty speaker for the program entitled Legal Framework for Going Private Transaction at the Practising Law Institute (PLI) Going Private 2012: Doing the Deal Right Seminar in New York City, February 23,... Continue Reading

Jeffrey Wolters, Amy Simmerman Featured Authors in Practical Law The Journal - Innovations in Poison Pill Drafting

11.1.2011
by Jeffrey R. Wolters in Wilmington, DE

Wilmington, DE  ( November 22, 2011)  – Jeffrey Wolters, Morris Nichols Corporate Law Counseling Group partner, and associate Amy Simmerman, authored Innovations in Poison Pill Drafting – appearing in the November 2011 issue of Practical Law The Journal.  The article reviews recent legal and market developments... Continue Reading

Presentations & Publications

Liability Exposure for Delaware Incorporated Companies – The Risk of an Escheat Audit and Delaware’s New Voluntary Disclosure Program to Avoid Penalties

Jeff Wolters, Morris Nichols Corporate Law Counseling Group partner, and Mike Houghton, Morris Nichols Unclaimed Property Law Counseling Group partner, co-authored Liability Exposure for Delaware Incorporated Companies – The Risk of an Escheat...

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