Melissa A. DiVincenzo

Partner

(302) 351-9623 T
(302) 498-6205 F

Melissa is a partner in the Delaware Corporate Counseling Group.  She provides advice on corporate governance matters and the Delaware aspects of various corporate transactions, including initial public offerings, mergers, asset sales, domestications and financing transactions.  Melissa’s work involves guiding Delaware corporations on the requirements of the Delaware General Corporation Law, counseling boards of directors and board committees with respect to fiduciary duties, and providing formal legal opinions on issues of Delaware law.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section: Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions; Co-Vice Chair of Private Company Merger Agreement Working Group; Subcommittee on Acquisitions of Public Companies; Annual Survey Working Group; Judicial Interpretations Working Group)
  • Delaware Board of Bar Examiners
  • Delaware State Bar Association

News

Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2016 Names Nine Morris Nichols Attorneys

Wilmington, DE (February 8, 2016) – Nine Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP partners will be listed in Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2016. Jon Abramczyk, Frederick Alexander, Melissa DiVincenzo, Andrew Johnston, William Lafferty, Kenneth Nachbar, Gil Sparks, Patricia Vella, and Jeffrey Wolters have all been identified as leaders... Continue Reading

Articles

Delaware Public Benefit Corporation Practice Note, Standard Clause & Conversion Checklist

Morris Nichols attorneys Rick Alexander, Eric Klinger-Wilensky and Melissa DiVincenzo published three guides on Delaware public benefit corporations for Practical Law Corporate & Securities.  Their Delaware Public Benefit Corporation Practice...

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Events

2016 ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting

The Business Law Section of the American Bar Association hosts the 2016 annual meeting from Sept. 8-10 in Boston. Many Morris Nichols attorneys are active Business Law Section members and will attend the conference as speakers and committee leaders. On the first day of the conference, Eric Klinger-Wilensky and Don Parsons speak in the Private... Continue Reading

2016 SEC Hot Topics Institute

5.24.2016 in Seattle, WA - Corporate Counseling
Melissa A. DiVincenzo

Morris Nichols partner Melissa DiVincenzo will participate in a panel discussion on “Corporate Law Developments” at the SEC Hot Topics Institute on May 24, 2016 in Seattle, Wash. Hosted by RR Donnelley with the support and cooperation of the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals, the annual conference examines crucial... Continue Reading

2016 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting

The Business Law Section of the American Bar Association will host the 2016 Spring Meeting in Montréal from April 7 to 9, 2016. Five Morris Nichols attorneys will participate in speaking roles at the conference, discussing developments in LLCs, M&A, and dispute resolution.  Morris Nichols partner Tarik Haskins serves as a panelist in the... Continue Reading

2015 SEC Hot Topics Institute

6.11.2015 in Seattle, WA - Corporate Counseling
Melissa A. DiVincenzo

Morris Nichols partner Melissa DiVincenzo will participate in a panel discussion on “Corporate Law Developments” at the SEC Hot Topics Institute on June 11, 2015 in Seattle, Wash. Hosted by RR Donnelley with the support and cooperation of Northwestern Law School, the annual conference brings together corporate and securities law practitioners,... Continue Reading

2014 ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting

The Business Law Section of the American Bar Association will host an annual meeting in Chicago from Sept. 11 to 13, 2014. Morris Nichols partners will serve as speakers at the conference. On the first day of the conference, partner Eric Klinger-Wilensky will chair the panel “The 2014 Annual Review of Developments in M&A” from 2:30 to 4:30... Continue Reading

Recent Changes to the Delaware General Corporation Law: Avoid the Risks; Reap the Benefits

On June 30, 2014, Morris Nichols partners Frederick H. Alexander and Melissa A. DiVincenzo will speak in a webinar on “Recent Changes to the Delaware General Corporation Law:  Avoid the Risks; Reap the Benefits.” They will discuss a number of significant changes that have been proposed to take effect in August 2014 and explore how... Continue Reading

2010 ABA Annual Meeting

8.5.2010 through 8.10.2010 in San Francisco, CA - Corporate Counseling
Frederick H. Alexander, Melissa A. DiVincenzo

The American Bar Association hosts its 2010 annual meeting in San Francisco, Calif. from August 5-10, 2010. Morris Nichols partners Rick Alexander and Melissa DiVincenzo will present the Corporate Laws Committee program entitled, “Is Common Stock the Preferred Security? Recent Judicial and Legislative Developments Affecting Preferred... Continue Reading